On the importance of taking ownership of your life
Road Rage and Hugs
What it's all about at the end of the day
Creative Destruction and Zero-Based Budgeting
How even an unintentional fresh start can be a good thing
Problems I Wished For
How to think about the problems that make up your life
Should You Quiet Quit?
Is Quiet Quitting all it's cracked up to be?
The Paradox of Planning
The necessity of staying nimble and informed
Are You Intelligent?
How your form of intelligence should impact your plans
When One Door Closes...
What it takes to be intentional about growth
Saying Yes vs. Saying No
How to keep your time open for what matters without going too far
Headwinds vs. Tailwinds: Achieving Career Alignment
What your experience at work says about how well it aligns with who you are
The Power of Accountability
When to change your mind and when and how to stand firm
Three Ways to Own Your Time
How to own your time and why it matters
"When Chasing More Means Making Less" Addendum
Response to a friend of the pod on risk aversion and career choice
Money Is Time
How thinking like a business can help you make better spending decisions
"I Need a Vacation"
Where vacations fit into the good life
Overdetermined: When a Good Decision Hides in Plain Sight
When the right choice is so obvious you don't even see it
When Chasing More Means Making Less
How to think about money as a motivation for your job choice
The Market Downturn and You
How we should react to the stock market slide
Three Reasons To Find Your Job Interesting
How taking an interest in your work is more important than you think
How to Think About Networking
Fulfilling work is enabled not just by your bank account, but by your network
How To Make a Good Spending Decision
The way to apply big-picture thinking to spending decisions
What Is Financial Independence Good For?
The real reason to pursue FI, and how to do so with that in mind
How Much Is Enough?
On determining the income that will make life work for you
Are You Ready to Get Horizontal?
On the difference between a vertical role and a horizontal role at work
From Cog to Creative
On the essential nature of creativity to finding fulfilling work
Financial Stoicism: What You Can Actually Control
On the importance of distinguishing what you can control from what you cannot control, and focusing on the former
What Career Is Right for Me?
10 lessons on finding your path
Fitness Quotes and Personal Finance
What we can learn from elite athletes about how to manage our lives
On how to maintain balance while pursuing your ultimate why
"I Hate My Job"
On what to do when these words cross your mind
The Life Cycle of Consumption
On the different spending seasons of life
The Miracle of Compounding
How small changes can make a big difference over time
A Cure for the Boring Middle
How to make the gap between point A and point B a feature, not a bug
3 Problems with Your Retirement Plan
Why conventional retirement planning misses the mark
The Cure for Introversion
On the importance of being proud of the role you play
Parenting and Entrepreneurship
Similarities in the skills required
The Perils of Overconfidence
How overconfidence can hurt our lives and our wallets
From Zero-Sum to A Rising Tide
On the importance of building things
Financial Independence vs. Retire Early
What do we really want?
Retiring TO, Not FROM
What so many people miss when thinking about retirement
My Path to Financial Independence
A plan is a great start, but it's not everything
3 Reasons Net Worth Doesn’t Cut It
It's not all it's cracked up to be, and here's why
Penny Wise and Pound Foolish: My Hulu Blunder
A story about how blindly following heuristics can get you into trouble
Wall Street: Academy of Humility
My time on Wall Street and what it taught me about how to think
It's About Time
Diving into how we should REALLY be thinking our finances
So You Think You Know Your Expenses…
It's not as easy as you think to figure out what you ACTUALLY spend
When Questions Are No Longer Welcome
An exploration of Impostor Syndrome and how to navigate your career
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