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How Tech Workers are Finding Their Footing in a Pandemic

This piece first appeared in Fast Company The start of 2020 should have been an energizing time for me, personally and professionally. I had just returned from a long-awaited holiday honeymoon and closed a new round of funding for my startup. But I found myself lethargic, dreading my inbox, and

How Tech Workers are Finding Their Footing in a Pandemic
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Lessons on Persistence from Dean Karnazes

Photo by Alex Gorham on Unsplash In college, I came across a book about long-distance running called Ultramarathon Man. The author, Dean Karnazes, was a runner throughout his childhood and into his teens, before taking a long break from the sport. More than a decade later, Dean found himself with

Lessons on Persistence from Dean Karnazes
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Professional Athletes Don't Train 70 Hours a Week and Neither Should You

Long hours are BSLots of people in tech are obsessed with putting in long hours. Elon Musk once said that “nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week” and suggested that the correct number was between 80-100 hours. Freelance marketplace Fiverr, with venture funding to the tune of

Professional Athletes Don't Train 70 Hours a Week and Neither Should You
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How to Facilitate

Piper Anderson is no stranger to difficult conversations. As an educator and cultural organizer, she’s spent over 17 years facilitating discussions about some of the most hot-button issues facing U.S. society. In 2016, for example, she gave a TED talk about Mass Story Lab, her storytelling series focused

How to Facilitate