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Flexible Systems

Systems are good, but if your system doesn’t adapt you are wasting time and energy. You don’t need to treat a fluff book like a research paper, or a practical guide like a deep novel. However, with people we should fight the willingness to categorize and treat them in efficient, prescribed ways. By listening we …

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Living vs Achieving

The paradox: we know that the "right thing to do" is to think long-term, which tends to be a costly upfront sacrifice, but it incurs the greater benefit (and less heartache and loss) in the future through less living now. As a slave to the future we increasingly aggregate metrics on a weekly, daily, or …

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