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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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When we think of success, it’s easy to focus too much on our careers. Enjoying our work can be part of it, but in the end, we need to think about our needs in a much broader sense.

What do we need to make us feel successful? It’s likely that your first answer will include a lot of things you want to avoid: you don’t want to struggle with money and finances, you don’t want to end up lonely, you don’t want to do boring and repetitive work that offers little opportunity for development. That’s because we have a natural “negativity bias”: we tend to pay more attention to and learn more from negative experiences and information than positive ones. ...

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