In the age of Silicon Valley, a lot of us dream of launching the next Warby Parker, Instagram, or Airbnb—a wildly successful business that will leave us financially set for life. But the game is kind rigged.
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Your time on this beautiful planet is brief. The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is. You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you
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My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back. I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and classes
You worked your keester off at your job. Finally, finally, you're reaching big accomplishments. And the success? It tastes oh, so sweet. Except, of course, that certain people around you have started treat
The high achievers in your life likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Among other things, success usually involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends