Simone Stolzoff


Simone Stolzoff is a writer, author, and designer from San Francisco. You can follow him on Twitter @simonestolzoff or learn more about his debut book, The Good Enough Job, at

How to Deal With Uncertainty

Three ways to counter ambiguity

2 Dec 19, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

If You Want to Build, You Have to Believe

The case for faith

1 Oct 31, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

Jobs Are Good, Actually

Full-time jobs are underrated in an age of performative lifestyle design

3 Sep 25, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

In Praise of the Meandering Career

Build a compass, not a map

9 Aug 14, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

On the Value of Not Reaching Your Goals

What I learned from not becoming a New York Times best-selling author

2 Jun 13, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

You Aren’t What You Do (Even if You Do What You Love)

Why conflating your worth with work is a recipe for disappointment

3 May 23, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

A Better Argument for Working Less

What gets lost in conversations about four-day workweeks

2 Apr 24, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

Playing a Career Game You Actually Want to Win

What would you be doing if no one else knew about it?

Mar 6, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

How to Balance Meaning and Money

What the science says about your relationship with what you do

2 Jan 3, 2023 by Simone Stolzoff

How to Find Clarity When You’re at a Career Crossroads

Five research-backed steps to figure out your next move

1 Nov 15, 2022 by Simone Stolzoff

Dealing with Doubt on the Pathless Path

One writer's experience stepping off the treadmill

Sep 23, 2022 by Simone Stolzoff


Against Ikigai

And How to Move Toward a Diversified Portfolio of Meaning

Apr 6, 2022 by Simone Stolzoff