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Why I quit a $500K job at Amazon to work for myself
Despite getting rewarded repeatedly with promotions, compensation, recognition, and praise, I wasn't motivated enough to do another year.
finance  salary  interviewing  life 
4 days ago by e2b
Writing things down (how to know what to do next) | manythingsblog
TL/DR: Choices causing distress? Write down your biggest worry. Question it. Repeat until you know what to do. If what you’re doing makes…
notes  productivity  advice  life 
4 weeks ago by e2b
Avoiding hour creep: get your work done and still go home at 5PM
You want to work 40 hours a week, you want to head home at 5PM, but—there’s this bug. And you’re stuck, and you really need to fix it, and you’re in the middle so you work just a little longer. Next thing you know you’re leaving work at 6PM. And before long you’re working 50 hours a week, and then 60 hours a week, and if you stop working overtime it’ll hit your output, and then your manager will have a talk with you but how you really need to put in more effort. So now you’re burning...
programming  planning  career  productivity  work  life 
june 2018 by e2b
The Psychology of Money · Collaborative Fund
Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way. Grace Groner was orphaned at age 12. She never married. She never had kids. She never drove a car. She lived most of her life alone in a one-bedroom house and worked her whole career as a secretary. She was, by all accounts, a lovely lady. But she lived a humble and quiet life. That made the $7 million she left to charity after her death in 2010 at age 100 all t...
psychology  finance  money  investing  economics  life 
june 2018 by e2b
No, I have no side code projects to show you | Codementor
I know the exact moment in the interview I lost the job for a boutique app firm in downtown Austin. They wanted to see some of my code, and, of
programming  coding  career  interviews  job  life 
october 2017 by e2b
Effective Altruism | Coursera
Effective Altruism from Princeton University. Effective altruism is built on the simple but unsettling idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the most good one can. In this course you will examine this idea's philosophical ...
altruism  effective  learning  life 
october 2017 by e2b
How I got to 200 productive hours a month
A tested approach to improve your focus and productivity
work  life  procrastination  productivity 
october 2017 by e2b
The Book of Life | Developing Emotional Intelligence
The Book of Life - Developing Emotional Intelligence - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence.
inspiration  ebook  reading  life  philosophy 
july 2017 by e2b
KLARHEIT | Das Selbstführungstool
Klar im Kopf. Mit KLARHEIT. Life-Coach + Kalender in Einem.
book  life 
january 2017 by e2b
Do this. Directives - part 1 | Derek Sivers
Derek Sivers: First see “just tell me what to do” for context.
inspiration  life  productivity  advice 
april 2016 by e2b

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