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🎯 Tip: Keep a “why I do this” list.

It’s easy to get caught up in the what of a job — the deadlines to meet, the numbers to crunch, the Zoom meetings to look attentive in—and in the midst of it all, lose sight of the why. On Start…


💭 Today’s tip: Find your 3Cs.

In Forge’s new five-day course, What Should You Really Be Doing With Your Life?, Felicia C. Sullivan shares a brand-building approach to help you ignite your purpose at work: “Taking inventory of your professional assets and achievements is like searching for a favorite sweater…


This brand-building approach can help you ignite your purpose at work

Illustration: Julia Moburg

This is day three of a five-day course on finding what you’re meant to do. Read our introduction post, day one, and day two.

Today, we’re identifying the skills and tools in your arsenal that you can eventually apply to the job you’re meant to do. You’re laying the foundation…


Forge Career Course

Crafting the life you want to lead has to start from within

Illustration: Julia Moburg

This is day two of a five-day course on finding the work you’re meant to do. Read our introduction post and day one.

Today, we’re talking about values, purpose, and vision. You’ll walk away with a clear understanding of your trifecta foundation, which will guide you through the rest of…


Forge Career Course

Forge’s 5-day course on finding out what matters most

Illustration: Julia Moburg

The tail end of a global pandemic may not feel like the ideal time to reboot your career. We’ve spent the past year in survival mode — just getting through the day is an accomplishment in itself.

But hear me out: As we emerge from an experience that constantly reminded…


Today’s Tip: Ask yourself, what will you be working on forever?

It’s tempting to get wrapped up in big floaty questions about the meaning of life — and equally easy to get bogged down in the mundane-yet-urgent tasks that need to get done NOW. But what are you really supposed…


The struggle to attain a deeply meaningful life may be an issue of language

Illustration: Dora Godfrey/Medium

Over the past two years, I have conducted more than 100 podcast interviews with best-selling authors, prominent academics, and other high achievers about the connection of money, happiness, work, and meaning. In each of these conversations, I make a point to ask these thinkers how each of us can lead…


📖 Today’s tip: Ask yourself what your book would be about. Even if you have no plans to write one.

You have a specific purpose and value. It’s just hard to remember, sometimes, in the flurry of daily life. …


From “Burnout Is Now Our Default State,” by the therapist and author of Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down.

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