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8,760 Hours: How to get the most out of next year

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Update (December 2016): Version 2 of this guide is now available! Announcement post here. Links in this post are updated to send you to the latest and greatest version. Click here to download 8,760 Hours v2  The end of a year is the perfect time to review one’s life, goals, plans, and projects, as well as […]

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How to Get the Most Out of the Next Year

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(Cross-posted on Less Wrong: How to get the most out of the next year.) We are not automatically strategic. Since we want to get stuff done, it only makes sense to try harder—and what better time than the start of a new year? In short: the New Year is a great time to do some life review and planning. […]

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The desire to change

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Human are complicated animals. We are the product of an complex evolutionary history. We are bombarded with social memes and expectations our entire lives. We are the product of our parents and society and community and belief systems. And we are full of flaws. One thing that I’m certain about, though, is that people can […]

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Planning for the Coming Year (2011)

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I know I really left it to the last minute, but for those interested here is how I do my upcoming year planning. As with the last post () I use a mindmap with my 14 categories that breakdown the various areas of my life, plus a few additions. For each area, I create a […]

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