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Weekly Learnings Roundup (June 18, 2017)

Thanks for checking out the Weekly Learning Roundup. These bite-sized, weekly posts are designed to give you a quick hit of interesting learnings and articles I came across this week. 401 more words

Weekly Learnings

A letter to all overachievers

To my fellow overachievers,

Know that you naturally can’t give 100 percent to everything––you’ll have nothing left to give in the end and the bright flame of energy you have will dwindle to a flickering flame. 829 more words


It’s so refreshing to read about other people like me. 285 more words

Mental Health

Why being a workaholic is not something to be proud about

There are some sane voices in this era of Silicon Valley rule. DHH, the founder of Basecamp and the creator of Ruby on Rails is one such voice. 101 more words



A workaholic-a person who compulsively works excessively hard and long hour.

This is the definition usually is assigned to categorize a large society of people who tend to focus and dedicate their lives to work. 732 more words

Spain Trumps America

One thing I realized while in Spain is that nobody is in any rush to go anywhere. That song “Despacito” might be about getting it on, but that word is the way they live. 272 more words


Addicted to our desks? Part 3.

Hello there. Welcome to the third and final part of my series about recovering from work addiction. In the first post I covered what work addiction is, what purpose it serves and some signs to look out for. 1,856 more words

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