What’s Not Going To Change In The Next 10 Years?

“I very frequently get the question: “What’s going to change in the next 10 years?” That’s a very interesting question. I almost never get the question: “What’s not going to change in the next 10 years?” And I submit to you that that second question is actually the more important of the two. You can…
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6 Things I Eventually Learned

The best relationships are the ones you don’t have to force. Nobody remembers your mistakes as much as you do. It’s better to do something every day with no dream than to dream all day and do nothing. Success never feels as good as you had hoped; failure never feels as bad as you had…
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Why You Fail

Such a good list why you fail: Should I stop to optimize? Success is often the first step toward disaster. The idea of progress is often the enemy of actual progress

Early Tech Advice

#1 is important because unfortunately, colleges and companies are used as a first filter.If you have a good friend, you can bypass this with a referral. But it’s the difference between companies approaching you vs you approaching them. #2 — VCs want to help their winners. Win-win situation for everyone.  Take a look at their…
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Kevin Kelly: The Case For Optimism

 “If you need a degree to do it, it’s not going to make you wealthy.” “To imagine is really the first step in creating anything. Therefore an essential chore for making a future we want to live in, is to imagine what it is like and how we get there. That plausible path is a…
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Can We Get A Puppy?

I could not agree more – time is so precious: “Can we get a puppy?” The internet is filled with puppy quandaries. You can get a puppy at a pet mill/pet shop in about an hour (please don’t). But over the course of your lifetime with that dog, you’ll need about 3,000 hours of time…
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Alternative Perspectives On Drug Use And Addiction

To many people, drug use conjures images of danger and addiction, especially for those of us who grew up with the US “War on Drugs” legislation and the related “Just Say No” campaign. Public dialogue and education wholly discouraged drug use and the abstinence model prevailed. Since then, although approaches for treating substance use and…
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What Does Someone Need To Create Something In This World?

Great article about hunger and ambition and eventually how to raise your children:

What I’ve Learned

“When Charlie and Warren had started out, there were three of them. It was Charlie, Warren, and then the third guy, Rick Guerin, and they used to make investments together. … Then Rick Guerin pretty much disappeared off the map. I’ve met Rick recently, but he disappeared off the map, so I asked Warren, are…
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Thinking Even Better

“Good thinkers understand a simple truth: you can’t make good decisions without good thinking and good thinking requires time. If you want to think better, schedule time to think and hone your understanding of the problem.”— Thinking Even Better