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Using rewards to help you be more productive (and happy)

When you’re driven and ambitious, the natural thing to do is to set really high standards, and be hard on yourself until you reach them. Growing up, I dreaded  then learned to love — unsmiling, disciplinarian Chinese or Russian-style teachers. The standard was perfection. Good work wasn’t to be rewarded, it was to be expected!

But since graduation, getting a 9-5 job, quitting my 9-5 jobstarting a business, and growing into myself as a full-time creative, I’ve changed my mind about the way I frame hard work and expectations. 

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