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This is the first part of our Lifestyle Creep Series: Using 'nudge theory' to slow down lifestyle creep (Part 1) and A spreadsheet to detect it (Part 3) Ever wondered how Billions’ Bobby Axelrod makes casual chic look so effortless? Well it turns out that for starters, his...

Have you ever said to yourself, “Once I achieve [X], I’ll be ok with myself?” High performers constantly set these high expectations for themselves targeting promotions, bonuses, and big-ticket purchases. Then “X” happens and after the buzz wears off, you find yourself moving the goal...

I never considered myself a spiritual or religious person. In fact, as a left-brain engineer, much of my worldview has been through the lens of data, logic, and empiricism. It took leaving the corporate life to really appreciate that there was something deeper missing an...

“What gets measured, gets mastered” often gets attributed to Peter Drucker, the legendary management thinker. But with business and life moving at light speed, how can we create a habit to notice our surroundings and feelings? I spoke to the information designer Giorgia Lupi the Rad...

TIL that Gen Z and millennials are into polyamory - it was 2017's fourth most searched relationship term. Kids these days. Maybe it’s “just a phase.” Maybe it’s the flicker of cultural change, driven by a generation’s willingness to push back on  longstanding institutions and question...

  There seems to be a running joke about me that I’m not privy to. I was asked to speak at a conference about “retiring in your 30s "(and when I left BlackRock, eFinancialNews wrote this about me). Yes, like a retiree, I’ve had to tap into...