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What would you do ? 26 years old, work 9 to 9, work weekends, take an extra load because you can to get to the next promotion. Or work normal hours, workout, enjoy time with family, advance normally.

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This should be obvious—- always choose life. Seriously. You only get one.

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For sure the later. Work is just a pie eating contest where the winner gets to eat more pie.

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Work to live, don’t live to work.

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Wtf

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Why is this even a question?

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The speed of your promotions matters to no one else, and makes little to no difference in the broader scope of life. It’s ok to work hard, but only after taking care of your health and family.

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Your promotion is defined by 2 things. Metrics and Optics. Work smart, find out what in your org triggers promotion and go behind that. Extra load may not help. And agree with all other posts above

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Depends on your short-term and long-term goals

Dude what kind of post is this?

His a fresher 26. Give him a break.

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