Keagan Stokoe

Keagan Stokoe

Sep
30

Startups are built by generalists and scaled by specialists

Hey. I've stopped posting as frequently here because I'm doing most of my writing on Chasing Melody nowadays. Each week
5 min read
Sep
01
How to Find Good Ideas

How to Find Good Ideas

"...you go to Paul and come back with ten ideas that I had not thought. Some of them are really outlandish and terrible ideas and some of them are really good.”
4 min read
Aug
26
Don't Fail Because You Moved Too Slowly

Don't Fail Because You Moved Too Slowly

"Your OS will be obsolete before it’s finished. The Macintosh is the future of Apple, and you’re going to start on it now!”
4 min read
Aug
26
On Making Better Career Decisions

On Making Better Career Decisions

The goal is not to look smart the whole way. Better to look dumb for a bit, but genius at some point, than look merely decent the whole way by taking the safe path.
2 min read
Aug
19
Optimise for Novelty and Interestingness Instead of Objectives and Outcomes

Optimise for Novelty and Interestingness Instead of Objectives and Outcomes

Sometimes the best way to achieve something great is to stop trying to achieve a particular great thing.
5 min read
Aug
12
Building the High-Agency Habit

Building the High-Agency Habit

How to develop the skill of coming up with ambitious goals and achieving them, whatever they are.
5 min read
Aug
05
Agency in Action

Agency in Action

"A key quality of exceptional entrepreneurs - like those you seek tirelessly - is to not take no for an answer."
6 min read
Jul
29
You Probably Need to Show More Agency

You Probably Need to Show More Agency

"Arguably the most important personality trait you can foster"
4 min read
Jul
22
Why I Write

Why I Write

"You can't lie to yourself when you write. You can either put the words on the page or you can't. And if you can't you'd better get back to reading and wrestling with the topic until you can."
3 min read
Jul
18
The 96 Meter Rule

The 96 Meter Rule

Why No Buildings in Budapest are Over 96 Metres Tall.
1 min read