Goals and Achievement

Where ever you are, is fine

November 29, 2011
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We work hard.  We struggle.  We want to get ahead, be successful, and get to the life of our dreams.  That’s not a bad thing.  Except, every so often, things don’t go our way.  And we find ourselves “behind.” But what does that mean?  Whose standards do we judge by?  Sometimes, the worst things turn […]

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Cut Your Losses

November 15, 2011
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When I was twenty, I spent a summer working at an investment bank.  I hated every moment of it.  But, nothing is a waste.  I learned a few valuable lessons in the eight or so weeks that I was there.  And one of them was about cutting your losses.  About salvaging what you can, when […]

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How To Tackle a Stress-Inducing Task List Happily – Part II

September 1, 2011
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During my senior year in college, I came up with a “just do, don’t think”  system to handle my task lists (see part 1 of this article).  It was a great system.  It was effective at helping me accomplish the bazillion things I wanted to accomplish, with minimal stress.  But, I realized as I went […]

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How To Tackle a Stress-Inducing Task List Happily – Part I

August 30, 2011
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Some days, I feel like I need to accomplish a bazillion things, I have no time to do them all, and no time to breathe in between.  Those days are disconcertingly familiar; I have lived through too many of them in college, law school, and a few seemingly stressful jobs.  They never feel great.   And […]

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A Thought About Work-Life Balance

August 11, 2011
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I try to remind myself to live a little everyday.  I try to do little things that I enjoy, find ways to relax and rejuvenate, and to connect with those I love.  And I try to do it consistently. But, as with most things I’ve learned, I learned this the hard way. Dying little deaths […]

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