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7 smart pieces of advice on life and work successful people shared this year

Good life advice can be hard to come by. In the last 12 months, we heard lots of it, from experts on relationships, careers, and productivity.
What do you work on in your spare time? Harj Taggar pictured.

Before joining the accelerator that launched AirBnb, Dropbox, and Instacart, Harj Taggar was in law school — and he used a simple strategy to de...

Former Y Combinator partner Harj Taggar says he made the decision to leave law school and start a business by getting very specific about the risks. In his case, the worst-case scenario was that his business would fail and he'd re-enroll in law school the following year.
What do you work on in your spare time? Harj Taggar pictured.

A former Y Combinator partner realized the most successful founders don’t always look good on paper — there’s a much more reliable s...

Harj Taggar is a former partner at Y Combinator, the tech accelerator that launched a number of successful startups including Airbnb, Dropbox, and Instacart. He asked founders about their side projects, and realized drive and curiosity outside of work was a big predictor of success.