#Read3: Oct. 6, 2013

Happy October, America!

With only a month left to go before I move back to L.A., I’m continuing to make the most of my time here on the East Coast by trying out more new restaurants, visiting new places around the city among other things. I will miss this life. Philly is a wonderful city but I’m still hoping to move to D.C. someday. Maybe a few years from now, if all goes well. Stay tuned…

For now, here is this week’s #Read3.


  1. 5 Transferable PR Skills You (Probably) Already Have – PRSA New Pros blog has a post from a contributor regarding transferable skills being the key to the continued success of your career. Unsurprisingly, writing is the foremost important skill every public relations professional must possess.
  2. World’s best grandpa pens amazing letter in support of grandson – GLAAD shares a letter penned by a grandfather to his daughter, admonishing her for disowning her own son for coming out as gay. The letter went viral this past week, also reminding us that parents kicking out their own children for being gay is still a problem in this country. As a society becoming more tolerant and accepting of LGBT individuals, we can only hope that such a practice will one day become history.
  3. The Mixed Blessings of Being Unemployed – Yesterday, I mused about how being unemployed makes me constantly concerned about my future but, at the same time, realizing that there has never been a better time to enjoy life as it is while plotting out my career plans.

If you have any stories worth sharing for next week’s #Read3, leave a comment below at any time during the week or tweet me @SimonOh.

Have a great rest of your week.