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The infinite game continues, and so does your journey

In these complicated global times, many talented and hardworking individuals are facing the uncertainty of layoffs.

It’s a situation that brings stress, doubt, and questions about the future. It’s easy to get stuck in paralysis by analysis.

However, it’s also a moment to remind ourselves of the resilience and adaptability that lies within us.

The Romanians have a saying : “orice șut în fund, un pas înainte” and there is some truth in that old saying.

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Weekend curated links #31

2023 was a crazy year, 2024 is announced to be a difficult year also.

More geopolitical conflicts, more economical distress, more pressure on the earth and climate stability and last but not least a great deal of pressure on our mental and physical health.

We will face new challenges and unforeseen consequences of our financial greed.

We are cursed to make the same mistakes over and over and have a short term memory, we already forgot the lessons learned in 2020 during the COVID pandemic.

Here are a couple of health and financial resources I recommend to get you started in 2024.

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Weekend curated links #30


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Weekend curated links #29 – video edition

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Curated links #28

Ivy Lee’s Secret: The Best To-Do List Method You Never Knew Existed

14 Things My Highly Productive Friends Have Given Up

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Happy New Year 2023

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, it’s a time for reflection and focusing on the future.

The start of a new year is a chance for a fresh beginning, a time to set new goals and make new plans.

Here are five goals / resolutions you should consider :

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Weekend curated links #27

In 1911, a genius revealed a forgotten science of how to be 50x more productive without working more hours

How To Survive The Dark Side Of Corporate Life

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Weekend curated links #26

How to Parent Like a Minimalist

Making our decisions – Great post by Seth Godin.

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Weekend curated links #25

4 Things Really Successful People Say ‘No’ To

20 Realistic Micro-Habits To Live Better Every Day


Quotes of the day

Jim Rohn has said, “Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.” 

Similarly, Benjamin P. Hardy once wrote, “Spend 20% of your energy on your work and 80% of your energy on recovery and self-improvement.”

Said Benjamin P. Hardy, “Success is 20 steps in one direction instead of 1 step in 20 directions.”

Said James Allen, “Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.”