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Talk is Cheap

Last week, I saw a tweet by Ryan Kulp highlighting predictions by Gonz Sanchez on the 2020 European startup ecosystem. The predictions, while interesting, weren’t

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Epics

I’m currently in the midst of reading the incredible Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa, and my mind went on a tangent (which is surprising to no

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Entertainment Isn’t Dumb

If you watched the Super Bowl this year, you probably saw Microsoft’s heartwarming commercial about children with disabilities using an adaptive Xbox controller to play

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Uncomfortable Reading

People have many different reasons for reading books. Some read purely for pleasure. Others read to expand their horizons and experience different perspectives. And some

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Planting Seeds

I’ve been making a point to ask startup founders I hang out with for advice, particularly about management, priorities, and growth. I’m mainly trying to

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The Optionality Trap

The optionality trap starts when we’re young: “Get good grades in school. You’ll have more options when choosing a college.” -Parents “Pick a major that

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Greatness All Around Us

We’ve all heard the cliché that we become the average of the five people we spend the most time with. Without a doubt, humans are massively

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Eight Years

I retweeted something last night that I’ve been thinking about ever since. Here’s the tweet: Eight years ago Uber CEO @travisk was staying at the

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Staying In Shape While Traveling

Staying in shape, mentally and physically, is obviously important to overall well-being. Personally, I find my mind is sharper and more importantly, I’m a much happier person

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Deep Knowledge

It’s so easy these days to think you’re an expert at something. Read a few articles about a topic, look at a few Quora questions,

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Disruption Is Counter-Intuitive

Question: Pre-Uber, how many startups were trying to disrupt the transportation industry? Answer: No clue but way fewer than there are right now. Transportation was

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