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All of the things you think you know about what you want to be doing, what you’re good at, what people want to hire you to do (and at what salary), how different organizations operate, etc. are hypotheses that can be validated or invalidated with evidence—either from the first-hand experience of trying something (including bite-sized projects), or second-hand from asking the right questions of the right people.

The faster and cheaper that you’re able to validate your career hypotheses, the sooner you’ll find fulfillment.

Why your career should be a grand experiment.

Always re-examine and reflect on where you are in your career at least every two years. Even if you’re perfectly happy with your job, the exercise forces you to check that you are actually enjoying your work and learning on the job rather than just being comfortable.

Edmond Lau, who was an early engineer at Quora, offers advice that he received by way of a friend’s mento.

4 must-have skills to bolster any career

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Happy Monday everyone! Here are some tips that will help you kick off the week feeling organized, energized, and productive.

Did you spend half of your commute trying to remember whether you locked your front door? 

Not excited about another long, hectic work week?

Want to be a better leader this week?

And here are a few ways that you can spice up your work life (and boost your creativity).

So go out and dominate this week!