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She recalled the wise words of her father

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I’ve been writing a lot lately about the Great Resignation. This past week alone, I’ve spoken to psychologists and management professors, recruiters and therapists. And, of course, people who have quit their jobs. In all these conversations, I’ve picked out a recurring theme: purpose.

This is what literally everyone has…

Merged, color-coded Gmail calendars, where have you been all my life?

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At any given point in time, I usually have three active inboxes tied to three separate email accounts with, of course, a corresponding calendar for each. One is my primary work email, the one that’s linked to whatever full-time job I might have or major client that I’m doing a…

My annual list includes titles by George Saunders, Kate Bowler, Cal Newport, and more.

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Welcome to the annual reading list. If you are familiar with my work, you’ll know that it integrates ideas, research, and practices from diverse domains. (See my latest book for a great example.) People always ask me how I do this. The answer is simple: I do my best to…

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