Our top 3 lessons on how not to waste your career on things that don’t change the world

We’ve spent much of the last eight years trying to answer a simple question: what are the world’s biggest and most urgent problems?

We developed 3 questions you can use to compare different global problems in terms of potential for impact.

Our analysis suggests that choosing the right problem could increase your impact over 100 times, and so be the most important decision you ever make.

READ NEXT: What are the world’s most urgent problems? https://80000hours.org/career-guide/world-problems/

More detail on the video: https://80000hours.org/career-guide/most-pressing-problems/

Video: Maria Gutierrez
Written by: Benjamin Todd and the 80000 Hours team.
Sound: Jared Paul

Even more details on how we compare different global problems in terms of impact: https://80000hours.org/articles/problem-framework/

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