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Work as a Means to an End

Work as a Means to an End

The book promotes viewing work as a means to support a fulfilling life rather than an end in itself. Stolzoff advises readers to use their job to achieve personal goals and happiness outside of the workplace.

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This book resonated deeply with me, and the biggest takeaway is that we can't keep pouring 90% of ourselves into work and leaving only scraps for our personal lives. Our well-being at home is just as crucial as our professional success.

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