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For over 14 years, Tara McMullin has studied independent workers—how they live, how they work, what influences them, and what they hope for the future. She’s the author of What Works: A Comprehensive Framework to Change the Way We Approach Goal-Setting, a book that challenges traditional systems of productivity and achievement and offers a new framework from a feminist, autistic, and anti-capitalist perspective.

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