A special kind of hell

From a chat I had yesterday: Friend: dude so this EASY ASS JOB Friend: THIS GUY WANTED ME TO COME IN LIKE TOMORROW TO INTERVIEW Friend: IT'S 40 K A YEAR FOR DOING FUCKING SECRETARIAL WORK Friend: but i didn't want to go in tomorrow cuz i need time to prep for thursday's interview Friend: so i said friday Friend: ...

Examples of barriers

Barriers, which I wrote about before, aren't just my idea. Here are some nice examples of other bloggers writing about them from diverse areas: From 37 signals: Don’t waste time on trouble spots that don’t even exist yet Sure, you need to prepare a bit ahead of time but you should never inflate a problem until it actually ...

Debating minutiae and health

From the New York Times: "I was crossing Third Avenue yesterday and I was coughing so hard I had to stop and barely made it across," a patient told me last week. "I'm really scared I'm getting the avian flu." I just looked at him. What could I say? He has smoked two packs of cigarettes a day for the ...

I’ll be speaking at Entrepreneur27 conference tomorrow

If you can make this event on the Stanford campus, come up and say hi. I'll be speaking about IWillTeachYouToBeRich and PBwiki, along with... Blake Ross, creator of Firefox, internet BrowserDrew Lustro, creator of Makeshiftonline, fast growing online communityWendell III, creator of meetro, popular online chat programMike Li, creator of Six Sense, mobile social softwareTodd Masonis, creator of Plaxo, online ...

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Guilt and Our Choices

Today I want to talk about guilt and the weird way it makes people act. In college, I never understood the jackasses who would say they had "tons of work to do" and that they "should work" and would go to the library for 13 hours, where they would chat on AIM, read maybe a total of 25 pages, and ...

Announcing some new classes I teach

Today I'm unveiling some new classes I teach. I usually don't ask for much, but today I'm also going to ask for a favor. If you'd like to hear me speak and you're a part of any organization, school, or company (like a student or an employee), please get in touch through that page. I would really like to speak ...

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