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What's Your Time Preference?

Why thinking long term can lead to a competitive advantage, and what that looks like in business and in careers.


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Create Your Own Rituals

You know how creative people always seem to have some set of illogical rituals around their work? Well, I gave it a shot for a month. Here's how that went.


Book Summaries

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Range

Range is a mediocre 2019 book by David Epstein that argues for the merits of being a generalist. Read this summary instead of the book, and subscribe to Epstein's newsletter instead.

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What The CEO Wants You To Know

Ram Charan's 2001 book on business principles is probably the best concise introduction to how a business works.

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How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World

Neil Irwin's 2019 book How to Win is a tactical book on career planning in a the face of macro-economic change.

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Obviously Awesome

April Dunford's book on product positioning is awesome, and has some overlap with those of us who are interested in positioning an individual career.

  
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What Bill Gurley Saw

Some careers can be made on the back of a single, wonderful idea. We take a look at what that looks like, through the lens of venture capitalist Bill Gurley's career.