Work super hard. Instead of getting an apartment, he rented a small office and slept on the couch, showered at the YMCA. 7 days a week, all the time. Girlfriend slept in the office. Every waking hour if you’re starting a company. If you’re… Read More
1. Focus your energy on one thing and do it well. Don’t spread your resources (time, money, energy) too thin. 2. Multi-tasking decreases productivity by at least 40%. If you work 8 hours a day, that’s around 3 hours and 12 minutes worth of productivity… Read More
What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money? By Andrew Flowers Filed under Economic Policy Published Apr 25, 2016 http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/universal-basic-income/ Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft,… Read More
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Last week I had a fun little photoshoot with an incredibly artistic and talented photographer, Helen Han! We were testing and thinking of a new theme to use for the final photoshoot for my product, Axent Wear “Axent,” shown above. Axent Wear is a… Read More
The Book of Jonas Beautiful writing. I really enjoyed the description of Jonas’s experiences in the beginning. A lot of the characters oddly seem to lack a certain depth, and the ending was a little confusing and unsatisfying to me, but overall, it was an… Read More
http://www.ted.com/talks/ruth_chang_how_to_make_hard_choices#t-80826 In a 14 minute long TED talk by philosopher Ruth Chang, she explores why we should embrace difficult choices instead of agonizing over them. I paraphrase her words below: In an easy choice, one alternative is clearly better than the other. In a hard choice,… Read More
View at Medium.com I read the article linked above that describes a 4 year long struggle in the life of a startup founder by the founder of 99dresses. She’s gotten so much further than me, and yet I empathize more than I can describe. Life… Read More
A good reminder to never give up, and to never let my taste discourage me.
The last thing I want to happen is to be wondering, at age 30, a good 8 years from now, “Why haven’t I written that novel yet?” “Why haven’t I reached for my dreams and done xyz yet?” “I’ve always wanted to have accomplished this by… Read More