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Work Backwards From The Life You Want

Work Backwards From The Life You Want

A lot of us have these fantasies of what our lives will be like after we’ve achieved a certain milestone. After we’ve gotten the job, met the right person, saved up the money, and so on.

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned From Star Trek

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned From Star Trek

It’s Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary, and while I could wax rhapsodic about the impact the show had on me in general, one thing that persists, even now, every day, is how much I learned how to be a good leader by watching Starfleet captains. Sometimes they were exceptional. Other times…

Life Is Change

Life Is Change

Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker‘s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve your life.