- Melissa Shanahan coaches attorneys and insists that they define key benchmarks as a way of growing their practices. In this episode, she and I discuss whether Jason Fried’s statement is crazy talk or whether maybe there is some wisdom behind it.Show Notes
- “I’ve Never Had a Goal” (article by Jason Fried)
- Rework: Change the Way You Work Forever, by Jason Fried
- Remote: Office Not Required, by Jason Fried
- It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work, by Jason Fried
- VelocityWork (Melissa Shanahan’s website)
- Tom Shadyac (director of Bruce Almighty film who gave away most of his money) (article about Tom Shadyac, the famous Hollywood director who sold everything to live with less)
- How to Buy Happiness (Atlantic article about an economic study on the effect of higher income on happiness)
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