How to do great work

This essay is for you if you like to reflect on the work you do, maybe recalibrate what to focus on. I feel it’s most useful if you’re somewhere mid-career, with some years of dedicated work for reference. There are too many good bits to highlight, but just to give you an idea: «What are people in your field religious about, in the sense of being too attached to some principle that might not be as self-evident as they think? What becomes possible if you discard it?»

From Weekly Filet #464, in November 2023.

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