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Slowness

The rise of technology has meant that any time we are bored or in need of something to do, we can go on our phones and check out social media, or watch a part of a television show. Whenever we … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ethics in Building Great Products

Being ethical is a critical part of being a successful maker. Especially for indie makers, maintaining an ethical presence allows them to develop strong customer relationships, and cultivate a culture of trust around their product. One common misconception about ethics … Continue reading

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Journaling

I have recently been considering what the best way to measure personal growth is. One such solution was to evaluate my shareholder questions — the decisions I have allowed people to vote on — every few months, and reflect on … Continue reading

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Solitude

Most of our days are spent with other people. Whether we have to attend a meeting, grab coffee with a friend, or just work in an open office, we have to be around other people. Spending time with others is … Continue reading

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Stories

A few days ago, I wrote a blog post on advice, where I explored the reasons why advice is inefficient, and why you should listen to as much advice as possible, then ignore it. In summary, I advocated for the … Continue reading

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Do I have control over this situation?

One of the fundamental components of Stoicism is that there are things that we can control, and things that we cannot control. Stoics believe that the main thing over which we have control is our mind, and almost everything else … Continue reading

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One Thing

As I have mentioned before on this blog, I like to live in the moment. I find that living in the moment allows me to get more out of my life, and makes me feel happier and more positive. As … Continue reading

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Independent Thinking

I have been thinking a lot about the topic of knowledge-based labor markets, where you are rewarded for developing the most creative solutions to difficult problems. One of the things that strikes me as odd is that even though the … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not Going to College

A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me a simple question: “What gave you the confidence to carve out your own path at such an early age?” My friend went on to describe the fact that it takes … Continue reading

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Self Retreats

I feel lost. As I write, this is my emotion, and I have some thoughts on this topic that I would like to convey. This is not the first time I have felt lost — indeed, I feel like this … Continue reading

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