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Nov
07
Overcoming Career Inertia

Overcoming Career Inertia

Stop wasting your potential because you're addicted to comfort.
5 min read
Oct
21
Using Language To Identify Expertise

Using Language To Identify Expertise

The words, phrases and metaphors you use are like LEGO bricks. While one brick might look similar to another, they're not the same. It's possible to force the incorrect brick into place, but it only weakens your model, which will eventually collapse.
3 min read
Sep
20
Do I Need University?

Do I Need University?

You can’t find a risk-free way to accomplish much of anything. The issue is that without taking risk, you can't exploit any opportunities. You can live a quiet and comfortable life, but you are unlikely to create something new, and you are unlikely to make your mark on the world.
7 min read
Aug
23

Calmness Is A Superpower

Calmness is a superpower because it makes everybody around you better. If you can bring it, you become indispensable.
2 min read
Aug
16
How to Fail

How to Fail

Too often, the message being sent is "If I fail enough, I'll eventually succeed." Well, no, that's not how failure works. Failing on repeat doesn't achieve anything. There's nuance to failing.
3 min read
Jul
14
Speed Matters

Speed Matters

Speed is like a magnet. It acts as a signal of underlying team health. A healthy team is an alive team, and people like life. Moving quickly makes people want to help you and talent want to join you. The faster you move the better you get, and the better you get the faster you can move.
3 min read
Jul
07
To Get Good, Reflect More

To Get Good, Reflect More

Iteration is good, reflection is better.
3 min read
Jun
11
How I Read

How I Read

There are over 130 million books in the world. You'll read a very small percentage of them. Choose wisely and they'll change your life.
4 min read
May
11
What Does the Next 67% of Life Hold?

What Does the Next 67% of Life Hold?

You don't have to live your life based on the story pushed upon you.
4 min read
Apr
10

#2: This Ride is Pretty Surreal

This is part of the Letters to Livi - a series of letters written to my young niece about life and living it well.
2 min read