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A Question, from a thoughtful Rad Reader I love answering questions from the community and this particular exchange was better suited as a blog post. It refers to my article on Quartz, “The Number.” [embed]http://qz.com/816046/i-spent-15-years-confusing-money-with-happiness-heres-how-i-learned-to-stop/[/embed] TL;DR The question goes as follows: You talk about mindfulness, not seeking material things, and pursuing...

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Unique Ideas In, Unique Ideas Out The Rad Reads community came together to crowdsource this reading list. The concept was inspired by a Venkatesh Rao and his approach to reading books few of his peers had read. In his words: “Unique ideas in; unique ideas out.” To see...

I’ve spent the last 15 months on a deep journey of introspection — learning and questioning many of life’s most basic assumptions. This was in part motivated by the desire to find fulfillment, and in part, to find equanimity. Coming off of a 14 year career in Corporate America, I...

Emotions are OK, Fear-Based Leadership is Not credit: OneDesignShop.com Note: This post was inspired by the Invisibilia podcast “The New Norm.” A group of manly oil rig workers tap into their collective vulnerability and accidents and performance go through the roof. There is an archetype of a business leader — mentally...

The “Spoiler of the Present” I want to play through a few situations, many of which will be eerily familiar to you: Making a sales pitch to a big client Giving a Best Man (or Maid of Honor) speech at a wedding Forgetting your unlimited Metrocard at home Losing your luggage...

Does a focusing on the headline number come with onerous terms? Dirty Unicorn Last week, famed Venture Capitalist Bill Gurley wrote a heavily circulated piece called “On the Road to Recap: Why The Unicorn Financing Market Just Became Dangerous for All of Us.” The gist of the story...

Which book had a transformative impact on your life? 📸 www.pexels.com“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none, zero.” Charlie Munger Rad Reads is your weekly dose of inquiry, innovation with a dash of pop...