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“Mistakes are the portals of discovery” wrote the author James Joyce. I recently spoke with a young analyst in Private Equity who wanted to take a pragmatic look into regrets with one qualifier - "not the deathbed kind." He wondered aloud, what were some common...

"Those who can't do, teach." If you've been targeted to buy Bitcoin on Instagram or to flip a house with zero cash down, you've been inches away from the Internet's snake oil. The "democratization of information" has created a cesspool of Hucksters encouraging you to...

A friend once told me they used set recurring daily reminder to read more. "Come on," I responded, "that would be like putting having sex on your to-do list." Paying your rent, filling out school applications and scheduling annual physicals are tasks. Making love, exercising, and...

“Do you think your wife would ever leave you?” It was a jarring question, one that shook up routine coaching session. “Absolutely,” I said without any hesitation. I surprised myself with my answer's assertiveness. It was a bit like jumping off a cliff at an...

With a new year, comes a new you. This upgraded version is delivered via resolutions, goals, and habits. But these lists are always a bit dated and lack originality (wake up earlier; start a bullet journal). So instead of these tired tropes, I racked my brain on your behalf to come...

May 2019 [su_list icon="icon: bolt" icon_color="#2a2a2a"] 🆕 Joymode: Sr. Data Analyst → LA🆕 Nike Valiant Labs: Director of Early-Stage Product & Brand → Portland🆕 Ghost: Operations Manager → Remote🆕 Basecamp: Director of Operations → Remote🆕 The Wing: Director of Real Estate → NYC🆕 Apolitical: Project Manager →...