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What Life in a Developing Country Taught Me About Food

This is a guest post from Kenden Alfond. I distinctly remember getting off the plane in Chennai, India for my first overseas position as an American Jewish World Service volunteer. I was 28 years old, it was 3 AM, and the NGO forgot to pick me up. I sat on the curb for an hour and half, …


So dedicated that he quit

A few years back, I read a story about a guy transforming his life using his password. The idea is that you type your password so often and if you set it to a goal, you’re constantly typing it and thinking about it. I tried the strategy. In 2014, I set my password to Freedom2014. …


How I get direction throughout my day

Last August, a friend shared a tip he had heard from a productivity course he was taking. It was quite simple: set goals at the beginning of the day in a diary. At the end of the day, review them and see how you did. Do this everyday. Often times, we read a book cover …