Self-Aware and Proactive

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Self-awareness and proactivity are two sides of the same coin. If you’re self-aware, you know what you are and aren’t good at. If you’re proactive, you’re going to do something about it.

via @Joulee – great thoughts on interviewing for your next gig and some overall guidance for life. Knowing what you’re good at and what you’re not good at just makes you more approachable, more human. No need to hide what everyone else already knows: You’re not perfect.

Rate of Learning

One of the most valuable and important factors of compensation when working at a startup as opposed to a corporate 9-to-5 job is a dramatically higher rate-of-learning (ROL) quotient.

It’s one of the reasons that I continue to choose startups over larger organizations, especially where I am in terms of my professional career.

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10 Ways to Build a More High Energy Life

As I continue to explore and work on building a lifestyle that is marked by peace more than stress (reduction) I’m also proactively working on experimenting things that might be more additive.

In other words, trying things that might bring about high energy and a greater overall enthusiasm about life. Here are 10 things that my therapist has recommended that I try:

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