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Per­sonal development

TagLast edit: 7 Jun 2021 20:18 UTC by EA Wiki assistant

Use the personal development tag for posts about learning skills, being more productive, etc.

My mis­takes on the path to impact

Denise_Melchin4 Dec 2020 22:13 UTC
357 points
67 comments11 min readEA link

Ask­ing for advice

Michelle_Hutchinson5 Sep 2020 10:29 UTC
101 points
40 comments4 min readEA link

Don’t Be Bycatch

AllAmericanBreakfast10 Mar 2021 5:28 UTC
252 points
18 comments3 min readEA link

10 Habits I recom­mend (2020)

Michelle_Hutchinson2 Jan 2021 17:15 UTC
83 points
16 comments3 min readEA link

Five Ways To Pri­ori­tize Better

lynettebye27 Jun 2020 18:40 UTC
54 points
2 comments20 min readEA link

‘Ugh Fields’, or why you can’t even bear to think about that task

Robert_Wiblin14 Sep 2020 16:39 UTC
27 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

10 things I bought and recom­mend (2020)

Michelle_Hutchinson30 Dec 2020 14:47 UTC
44 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

Train­ing Bot­tle­necks in EA (pro­fes­sional skills)

Michelle_Hutchinson17 Jan 2021 19:29 UTC
66 points
24 comments7 min readEA link

What skill-build­ing ac­tivi­ties have helped your per­sonal and pro­fes­sional de­vel­op­ment?

KathrynMecrow21 Jul 2020 13:52 UTC
26 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Mea­sur­ing Progress

lynettebye28 Aug 2020 0:31 UTC
45 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Ways Fru­gal­ity In­creases Productivity

Ben_West25 Jun 2019 21:06 UTC
75 points
18 comments2 min readEA link

My recom­men­da­tions for RSI treatment

MaxCarpendale7 May 2019 18:43 UTC
68 points
26 comments17 min readEA link

Is mind­ful­ness good for you?

Halstead29 Dec 2019 20:01 UTC
67 points
12 comments7 min readEA link

Salary Ne­go­ti­a­tion for Earn­ing to Give

mulholio3 Apr 2019 12:30 UTC
57 points
28 comments2 min readEA link

Tips for over­com­ing low back pain

MagnusVinding24 Mar 2020 16:41 UTC
56 points
7 comments6 min readEA link

How to im­prove your pro­duc­tivity: a sys­tem­atic ap­proach to sus­tain­ably in­creas­ing work output

KarolinaSarek20 May 2019 18:25 UTC
50 points
11 comments4 min readEA link

What 80,000 Hours learned by in­ter­view­ing peo­ple we re­spect ‘anony­mously’

80000_Hours18 Jun 2020 12:50 UTC
53 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

ACE In­ter­views: Lynette Bye

Animal Charity Evaluators23 Jun 2020 1:42 UTC
19 points
0 comments5 min readEA link
(animalcharityevaluators.org)

[Question] How to make the most im­pact­ful dona­tion, in terms of taxes?

Katie S14 Jun 2020 23:25 UTC
29 points
12 comments1 min readEA link

Pro­duc­tivity 101 For Beginners

Peter Wildeford5 Nov 2014 23:17 UTC
17 points
3 commentsEA link

A Step-by-Step Guide to Run­ning In­de­pen­dent Projects

vaidehi_agarwalla15 Jul 2020 11:49 UTC
47 points
3 comments15 min readEA link

[Question] What skills would you like 1-5 EAs to de­velop?

Khorton1 Mar 2019 11:01 UTC
41 points
25 comments1 min readEA link

Ret­ro­spec­tive on think­ing about my ca­reer for a year

careersthrowaway18 Jul 2020 13:24 UTC
62 points
4 comments7 min readEA link

Lewis Bol­lard on self-ex­per­i­men­ta­tion, zero dis­trac­tions, and hy­per focus

lynettebye27 Apr 2020 23:46 UTC
52 points
0 comments16 min readEA link

Tara Mac Au­lay on Hap­piness and Work, Self-Ex­per­i­men­ta­tion, and Prioritization

lynettebye4 Apr 2020 17:58 UTC
46 points
0 comments28 min readEA link

In­ter­view with Owen Cot­ton-Bar­ratt on Productivity

lynettebye21 Nov 2019 0:50 UTC
24 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Niel Bow­er­man on goal-set­ting, hack­ing mo­ti­va­tion, and 80,000 Hours’ bout system

lynettebye3 Nov 2019 6:36 UTC
24 points
2 comments16 min readEA link

Will MacAskill on his ‘Eat That Elephant’ rou­tine, learn­ing from suc­cess­ful peo­ple, and the diminish­ing marginal re­turns of time spent work­ing [blog cross-post]

lynettebye9 Oct 2019 18:40 UTC
42 points
4 comments13 min readEA link

Im­pact Re­port for Effec­tive Altru­ism Coach­ing

lynettebye6 Aug 2019 5:41 UTC
81 points
14 comments11 min readEA link

Cost-Effec­tive­ness of Air Puri­fiers against Pollution

Lukas Trötzmüller30 Jul 2020 8:37 UTC
64 points
6 comments14 min readEA link

Par­ent­ing: Things I wish I could tell my past self

Michelle_Hutchinson12 Sep 2020 14:22 UTC
163 points
19 comments10 min readEA link

[Question] What is a book that gen­uinely changed your life for the bet­ter?

jackmalde21 Oct 2020 19:33 UTC
26 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

Des­per­a­tion Ham­ster Wheels

Nicole_Ross30 Oct 2020 16:55 UTC
152 points
21 comments6 min readEA link
(www.cuttingmangoes.com)

[Question] How to best ad­dress Repet­i­tive Strain In­jury (RSI)?

Jonas Vollmer19 Nov 2020 9:15 UTC
22 points
14 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What has most im­proved your de­ci­sion-mak­ing in 2020?

SomeEA22 Dec 2020 19:02 UTC
1 point
1 comment1 min readEA link

Earn­ing to Give: Pro­gram­ming Lan­guage Choice

Ben_West5 Apr 2015 15:45 UTC
5 points
14 commentsEA link

[Pod­cast] Rob Wiblin on self-im­prove­ment and re­search ethics

MichaelA15 Jan 2021 7:24 UTC
8 points
7 comments1 min readEA link
(clearerthinkingpodcast.com)

End­ing a news habit

Lars Mennen20 Jan 2021 10:18 UTC
13 points
2 comments3 min readEA link
(larsmennen.me)

Effec­tive Altru­ism Coach­ing 2020 An­nual Re­view

lynettebye26 Jan 2021 22:52 UTC
35 points
6 comments9 min readEA link

Se­cond Ci­ti­zen­ships, Res­i­den­cies, and/​or Tem­po­rary Relocation

Josh Jacobson16 Feb 2021 19:23 UTC
35 points
2 comments39 min readEA link

Lynette Bye: Plan­ning productivity

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:15 UTC
8 points
0 comments17 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

A.J. Ja­cobs: Do more good in less time

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:15 UTC
8 points
0 comments14 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Dun­can Sa­bien: Man­age your per­sonal autopilot

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:15 UTC
8 points
0 comments25 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Spencer Green­berg: Value traps, and how to avoid them

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:51 UTC
8 points
0 comments18 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Joey Savoie: Tools for de­ci­sion making

EA Global13 Jun 2020 8:12 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Habiba Is­lam: Pro­ject man­age­ment 101

EA Global14 Jun 2020 8:15 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] How to make peo­ple ap­pre­ci­ate asyn­chronous writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion more?

konrad10 Mar 2021 19:53 UTC
17 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

Claire Za­bel: Do­ing good as a stu­dent — trade­offs and pro­ject ideas

EA Global24 Oct 2020 19:56 UTC
6 points
0 comments14 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Spencer Green­berg: De­ci­sion-mak­ing work­shop — learn how to make bet­ter decisions

EA Global25 Oct 2020 5:48 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Dun­can Sa­bien, Miranda Dixon-Luinen­burg, Malo Bour­gon, & Cath­leen Kil­gallen: Get­ting things done

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Dun­can Sa­bien: Con­vinced, not con­vinc­ing (Bos­ton)

EA Global2 Jun 2017 8:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

The Im­por­tance of Time Capping

Joey28 Dec 2018 17:02 UTC
49 points
4 commentsEA link

How med­i­ta­tion helps me be a more effec­tive altruist

Louis_Dixon23 Sep 2019 15:09 UTC
33 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

[Question] What does failure look like?

evelynciara9 Apr 2021 22:05 UTC
33 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] How much do you (ac­tu­ally) work?

SiebeRozendal20 May 2021 20:04 UTC
47 points
18 comments1 min readEA link

New skil­led vol­un­teer­ing board for effec­tive an­i­mal advocacy

Jamie_Harris18 Jun 2021 12:27 UTC
24 points
4 comments2 min readEA link
(www.animaladvocacycareers.org)

[Question] What are good sofware tools? What about gen­eral pro­duc­tivity/​wellbe­ing tips?

Nathan Young15 Jun 2020 11:47 UTC
7 points
18 comments1 min readEA link

Kick some­one’s butt today

CristinaSchmidtIbáñez16 Aug 2020 20:06 UTC
70 points
7 comments3 min readEA link

What if you’re work­ing on the wrong cause? Pre­limi­nary thoughts on how long to spend ex­plor­ing vs ex­ploit­ing.

Kat Woods6 Feb 2017 22:13 UTC
25 points
3 commentsEA link

The Cost Of Wasted Motion

lynettebye8 Sep 2020 2:55 UTC
9 points
3 comments3 min readEA link

Get­ting Ex­cited about Effi­ciency

lynettebye21 Sep 2020 23:04 UTC
17 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

How to give advice

SebastianSchmidt31 Oct 2020 13:56 UTC
11 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] What good are you do­ing to­day?

Prof.Weird20 Nov 2020 14:39 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Have You Been Main­tain­ing Your Healthy Core Four?

Prof.Weird22 Nov 2020 11:37 UTC
10 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

The­ory Of Change As A Hy­poth­e­sis: Choos­ing A High-Im­pact Path When You’re Uncertain

lynettebye28 Nov 2020 4:36 UTC
19 points
5 comments3 min readEA link

Coach­ing: An un­der-ap­pre­ci­ated strat­egy among effec­tive altruists

acristia5 Dec 2020 11:04 UTC
23 points
5 comments9 min readEA link

CFAR Work­shop in Hindsight

markus_over13 Dec 2020 16:18 UTC
43 points
4 comments11 min readEA link

One’s Fu­ture Be­hav­ior as a Do­main of Calibration

markus_over31 Dec 2020 15:48 UTC
17 points
6 comments10 min readEA link

Things I recom­mend you buy and use.

BenSchifman24 Jan 2021 0:21 UTC
24 points
12 comments17 min readEA link

Anony­mous EA comments

RobBensinger7 Feb 2017 21:42 UTC
33 points
94 commentsEA link

80,000 Hours: Bad habits among peo­ple try­ing to im­prove the world

Aaron Gertler12 Dec 2019 21:04 UTC
27 points
2 comments12 min readEA link
(80000hours.org)

[Question] Has your “EA wor­ld­view” changed over time? How and why?

Ben_Kuhn23 Feb 2019 14:22 UTC
28 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

How Fun­gible Are In­ter­ests?

Rook16 Dec 2019 8:54 UTC
26 points
10 comments3 min readEA link

On Sleep Pro­cras­ti­na­tion: Go­ing To Bed At A Rea­son­able Hour

iamef16 Apr 2021 23:31 UTC
34 points
6 comments9 min readEA link

On Be­com­ing World-Class

Aaron Gertler19 Oct 2018 1:35 UTC
22 points
7 commentsEA link

[Link] Why Gen­er­al­ists Triumph in a Spe­cial­ized World

arikr5 Jun 2019 1:25 UTC
22 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Anony­mous con­trib­u­tors an­swer: How hon­est and can­did should high-pro­file peo­ple be?

Aaron Gertler12 Feb 2020 0:14 UTC
22 points
0 comments8 min readEA link
(80000hours.org)

Why aren’t we talk­ing about per­sonal de­vel­op­ment?

AllAmericanBreakfast29 Feb 2020 20:23 UTC
37 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Best units for com­par­ing per­sonal in­ter­ven­tions?

Ozzie Gooen13 Jan 2020 8:53 UTC
18 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Five books to make you su­per effective

John_Maxwell2 Apr 2015 2:31 UTC
7 points
8 commentsEA link

Pro­fes­sional de­vel­op­ment re­sources for fundraisers: a few links

Cameron_Meyer_Shorb22 May 2021 1:33 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

A bunch of rea­sons why you might have low en­ergy (or other vague health prob­lems) and what to do about it

alexlintz8 Jun 2021 18:58 UTC
78 points
13 comments16 min readEA link
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