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For those of you burned out on corp culture and "playing the game", how are you coping and managing your career? The only outcome I see as we progress in our field and our responsibilities grow is that this culture will become more central in life until we're expected to become the leader that reinforces and regurgitates the very stuff we're burned out on. It seems unreal that I'll need to keep this game up for 30+ more years.

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I think this is the answer. Either this or put up with it.

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