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The Willpower Instinct, Dr. Kelly McGonigal: Do what you actually want

“Self-control,” writes Dr. Kelly McGonigal in Willpower, “is a better predictor of academic success ๐ŸŽ“ than intelligence, a stronger determinant of effective leadership than charisma, and more important for marital bliss ๐Ÿ’• than empathy.” Then again, of course Dr. McGonigal would say something like that – she just can’t help herself. The Willpower Instinct: How […]

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Work Less: You’ll Get More Done

If you have a full-time job, you are probably working more than full-time. Maybe someone expects you to chalk up a certain number of billable hours each week. Maybe thereโ€™s an implicit pressure when you look around and see your coworkers chained to their desks: it can feel strange being the last to arrive and […]

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