I recently listened to this podcast and read this article which made me think about how I value my career and spend the majority of time on my work. A quick summary of the article: Workism: Belief that work is not only necessary for economic production, but also the centerpiece of one's identity and life's … Continue reading Workism: Should work be how we define our identity and life’s purpose?
Notes: Barking Up the Wrong Tree – The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong -By Eric Barker
Notes (mostly from the first half): School teaches kids to conform and become generalists. However, both of those traits are not aligned to achieving success in the real world. They just become very average e.g. it's like telling someone to always drive below 50 km/h, it'll be much safer but they're not going to … Continue reading Notes: Barking Up the Wrong Tree – The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong -By Eric Barker
Getting Uncomfortable: Changing Your Career
A career change for almost anyone, is one of the most uncomfortable things they can do in their lifetime. We're not talking about changing your job, being an accountant at KPMG and then going to be an accountant at Google is not a career change. Being an accountant at KPMG and then being a Software … Continue reading Getting Uncomfortable: Changing Your Career