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Congrats, Matt! Very thoughtful to make a guide that can help others. It is by no means an easy decision.

I love how you framed it as returning to the ethos of childhood. I feel that is the key to finding intrinsic motivation again!

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Jan 18Liked by Matt Yao

Big move and good luck with your journey ahead! It is great to hear about challenges and perspective from others that are also in the early career phase. Personally, building my confidence, finding fulfillment, creating a sustainable work life is my intention for my current work.

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Congrats!

"Isn’t it a bit ironic that losing my first job made me realize I should try less on my next one?" I feel like this is true for a lot of people, myself included. I don't think it's a bad thing either.

Really great write up overall! Looking forward to following your journey over the next few years. It's a lot of introspection (which you've already seem to have done a bunch of) and totally worth it in the end.

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Good luck! Stay introspective!

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Love it (and the guide). Cheers to your year of play!

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Jan 11Liked by Matt Yao

Stoked for you!!

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let's go Matt!! really resonate with this, and love the guide

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Great piece, Matt. Excited to see what 2023 holds for you!

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Great write up Matt.

Find our purpose and joy in life is always a meandering journey and I am so glad you are on this new path.

I wish you the best.

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