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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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🧭 Wayfinder #1: Balancing Passion and Profit

Welcome to the first issue of the Wayfinder series, a brand-new addition to The Knowledge newsletter. Wayfinder is about learning to navigate life’s toughest decisions. The choices that keep you awake at night. The decisions that have you second-guessing yourself. The moments when the stakes are high and the...

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Finding Motivation in the Face of Adversity

As an astronaut, Chris Hadfield knows firsthand that the journey to space is a long and unpredictable one. But most of an astronaut's journey isn't spent among the stars. During his twenty-one-year career as an astronaut, Hadfield spent just six months in space. Fortunately, according to Hadfield, the thrill of...

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🎙️ Rigorous Thinking and Online Education with Wes Kao

David speaks with Wes Kao, Co-founder of Maven, which is a platform for live cohort-based courses. Wes Kao is a renowned entrepreneur, strategist, and educator known for her expertise in online learning, content creation, and digital marketing. They talked about: * Refining a spiky point of view in a noisy online...

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Transform Your Outcomes by Reframing Your Perception

I hate being sick. When you're feeling under the weather, the last thing you want is to be kept awake by a hacking cough or a stuffy nose. That's when you might reach for a product called Night Nurse, otherwise known as NyQuil. This over-the-counter medication is designed to help...

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