Impact

Notes on how to best spend a career making an impact.

Strategies

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  • 80,000 hours in career
  • worth spending 1% of career to make the rest of the career slightly more impactful
  • make sure to have a real positive impact
  • focus on jobs that definitively put yourself in a better position
  • there isn't much else to it
  • effective altruism is their biggest solution - but this doesn't work.

Framing time

[https://waitbutwhy.com/2015/12/the-tail-end.html]

  • how much do you do every year? realistically, what will you get to do in the future?
  • what do you have the chance to do? what's important for you to do? reflect on this and visualize it.

Lessons

  • Living in the same place with the people you love matters.
  • Priorities are so imcredibly important.
  • Quality time is incredibly valuable. Value the time you spend with others and treat it as such.
  • Come back to write these things down!
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