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The Promise of Immediate Payments Makes Our Brains Go Haywire

Are you working for the short-term or the long-term in your business and personal life

Three stacks and a jar of coins with small plants on each one.
Short term rewards vs. long term goals. — Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat

When Facebook was a couple of years in, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Nearly everyone around Mark Zuckerberg — his entire…




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Dew Langrial

Dew Langrial

Living life in awe of it all. Hoping to make sense. A Thinker, Writer & Storyteller. Working on my tech startup.

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