‘Success Addicts’ Choose Being Special Over Being Happy – The Atlantic (Arthur C. Brooks | July 2020)

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If you are establishing a new endeavour, you need to ask yourself a serious question.  And you must be honest with yourself.  What's more important to you: success/money/impact or happiness?  Which is not to say you can't have a measure of them both, but you will be frequently presented with moments where you will need to choose to which to dedicate your time/focus/energy.  Insert here the long list of stories, films, plays and other sources that extol the importance of happiness, connection and generosity.

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