Episode 29: #WhenToQuit, Get Your Butt Outta the Chair

...in which Jess and KJ put on brave faces and and take on the sunk costs fallacy as they hash out ways to identify when it’s actually best to walk away from a project. The benefits of re-reading and a look at how KJ’s getting on with MailChimp.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

NY Times Well
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey
#AmWriting with Jess and KJ
The Atlantic
Vermont Public Radio

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