People often talk about work-life balance as a zero-sum game. If we want more balance, we have to sacrifice work outcomes. I don’t think that’s true. Here’s a tactic to create more balance without sacrificing results: Let go of busy work. It has become cool to be busy. Working…
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For many people, watching sports is a waste of time. For me, watching football (soccer) lets me be a child again. I’m just along for the ride…
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Why do we take our closest friends and family for granted? Why is it that we are the least kind to the people we are closest to? It doesn’t really make…
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I remember when I first arrived on campus at Penn. I had a heavy case of imposter syndrome. I was so intimidated by the geniuses I hadn’t yet met. I had…
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“No pain, no gain” For so long, I subscribed to this mindset. If I wasn’t in pain, I wasn’t pushing myself hard enough. I wouldn’t admit it but deep…
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I grew up in an environment and family where I felt like I needed to be special. That I was destined to achieve something in the world through my life…
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Life doesn’t have to be black or white. For a long time, I’ve thought that if I want to be a certain way, I have to go all in. If I’m going to start…
We think of time as one of the world’s few constants. But that’s not the case. One hour to most humans is easily understood. But to a mayfly which has a…
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