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I ditched meticulously planning my day and became 10x more happy

I used to meticulously plan every part of my day, tying my happiness to how “productive” I was on any given day. But over the last several months, I’ve completely overhauled how I think about productivity. In fact, I don’t think about productivity at all anymore.

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Is the future of work remote? I don't buy it.

Remote work is on the rise. Once an obscure topic, this paradigm has now entered the mainstream. And it’s creating a growing divide in the way we get things done. On one side, we have staunch supporters who seem to be poetic about the benefits remote work offers. And...

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Some things never get easier

Practice makes perfect, right?Most things in life get easier with experience. Take lifting weights or running, for example. With a little dedication and practice, anyone can become better at these activities. But some things in life aren’t meant to be easy.

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Junior hires are not worth it

One night, I was having dinner with one of my investors. And he said something that has stuck with me since: Founders should fire themselves from as many jobs as possible. At the time, I couldn’t have agreed more. After all, as a founder, your job isn’t to be Superman. You can’t do everything on your own.

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What I wish I knew about fundraising as a first-time founder

Now that I’ve finished raising the first funding round for my company TruStory, I’m looking back and thinking about all the things I wish I’d known going in… things I had to learn the hard way — and there’s a lot. In this post, I’m going to share some of the most valuable things I’ve learned along the way.

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Don’t spend your life waiting for the weekend

Ever have the Monday blues? Or even worse, the Sunday-in-anticipation-of-Monday blues?If not, I commend and envy you. For the rest of us, let’s admit that the workweek lifestyle sucks — “living for the weekend” may be a good subject for a country song, but it’s a bad way to live your life.

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