The interesting thing about forest fires is that they can happen at any moment, for any reason because of some particular
Reams of research suggest that people who work long hours, to the detriment of their personal lives, are not more productive or successful than people who work shorter hours so they can have families and develop interests outside of work.
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I don't know why people are so obsessed with complaining. No matter where you go or what you do, there's always something worth grumbling about, right?
Giving up sometimes seems like it's your only option. Whether it's in your work or personal life, hitting rock bottom sucks. There is series of unfortunate events; and when one thing goes bad, everything else follows. What do most people do when things get tough? They give up.
You have probably heard this a hundred times, "you have got to work smart not hard to succeed." How do you define working smart though?
Some of the most gigantic things I've done, for myself or my career, were truly unplanned. And I didn't, at first or for a while, know what the heck I was doing. Sometimes, I still don't. But I think that's okay. I don't think you have to know. I think you just have to do.
If we just embraced the fact that many things we want in our lives and our careers really take a lot of hard work, we'd enjoy the process so much more. Stop resisting the hard work and embrace it. Chances are that your friend who has it "easier" is working her toosh off and would tell you so if you asked.
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A fundamental distinction of the American economy, as opposed to others in Europe or Asia for example, is that our economy is dependent on retail consumer spending to fuel growth.