When you're surrounded by great people, and they are providing you with guidance and feedback, you get better really quickly.
If your desire is to improve, surrounding yourself with the right people is the fastest way to do so.
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Growth makes everything else better: it increases your impact, makes your job more important, and presents new problems for you to learn how to solve. Growth makes everything else easier.
Alignment or fit doesn't refer to how much you like the person, or how well you get on with your colleagues. It isn't "would I have a beer with this person?"). It's more your alignment with the vision and values of the company - how well do you understand how your company prioritizes, makes decisions, or generally models the world? Being on the same page about these things means that you trust your workers, they trust you and there is a clear sense of autonomy that comes with it.
Provided your goal is to make an impact through your work, income isn't a good way to do it.
Impact will more likely come from the work itself.
As you step into a new job, reflect on your last job.
A dream job is a goal that many want to attain, and is part of our pursuit of happiness. Happiness, in this case, is not the pleasure-seeking kind, but that which comes from meaning, purpose and good relations.
One has to understand, identify and implement the strategies that boost our happiness while working, thereby increasing our productivity and job satisfaction.
Pop culture, be it movies, music or TV series, is increasingly and blatantly relying on the past, and using our feeling of the longing of the past, our nostalgia, to bait us into watching or liking the content.
The world, according to many people, is heading towards a wrong and dangerous direction, and we are longing for a less complicated life, trying to find it in the past.
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