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Kings die before they're dead: The hidden cost of greatness

All the masters of the universe. The tech gods. Kingmakers. Master capitalists. Breakout founders. Productivity gurus. Everyone who seems to have found extraordinary financial success. What they usually have in common is they're divorced. Maybe you can't have it all? Maybe your priorities change? I actually don't have a concrete...

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Focus on the Vital Few: The Key to Efficiency and Success

Imagine you're a soldier in medieval times. You have the choice of bringing one of five swords into battle with you. Which one would you choose? Most likely, you'd choose the sword that was the sharpest, the strongest, and the most reliable. You wouldn't bring all five swords with you,...

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Adopt a Growth Mindset: Harness the Power of Failure

Scientists don’t see an unexpected outcome as a personal failure. They see it as data. Scientists analyze their results, consider potential variables that may have influenced the experiment, and adjust their hypothesis accordingly. They use this information to inform their next experiment and continue the process of learning and...

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Going Beyond the Mantra: Finding Fulfillment in Your Career

Have you ever heard the saying "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life"? It's a nice sentiment, but it's not necessarily true. The key to finding fulfilment in your work may be less to do with the specific type of work you do, and...

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The Power of Status Quo: Why We Cling to Familiarity

Have you ever stopped to consider the power of the status quo? It's easy to think of it as a passive force, something that simply exists without our intervention. But the truth is, maintaining the status quo requires active effort. Culture and tradition don't persist on their own. They require...

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