What I thought would make me feel accomplished:

  • Making more money
  • Having the latest toy
  • Having tons of friends

What actually makes me accomplished:

  • Having enough
  • Strategic indulgence
  • Quality friends

Folks chase the 1st list — but it usually ends in ruin.

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While I was working at my 2nd Fortune 500 company I learned a lesson I would never forget.

I was early in my career, and actively struggling to make an impact while preserving my soul. Until one day, I met a manager who shared an important perspective on their management style: “People call me an a$$hole”.

At first, I had a hard time understanding why this was a badge of pride for him, but as time went on, those words continued to stick with me. And to this day, I think about them often.

So, if you find yourself struggling with dealing with self-described A-holes like I was, just remember:

It’s not illegal to be a jerk.

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