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I Made a Personal Flag for 2020

If a picture's worth a thousand words, a flag's worth a thousand photos

Why You Should Ignore Every Founder's Story About How They Started Their Company

Sam Walton didn't start Walmart until he was 44. If you want to learn about "how to start Walmart" you gotta look at everything that came before it.

Efficiency Is An Excuse To Not Do The Actual Work

Wanna lose weight? Stop reading this sentence & do 10 pushups.

Pain is the Point

A goal is a selection of problems you’ve chosen to overcome in order to give meaning & purpose to your life.

The path to success always requires a stop in hell

Everyone who gets to heaven has to go through hell

Why is Everyone Like their Parents?

In which Noah Kagan kicks my ass.

The Perfect Decision Fallacy

To be great you have to move forward in the face of uncertainty

Why I Create Annual Themes

Creating a yearly them is like making a memorable marketing slogan for your most important value.

Build 2021 - The Annual Theme & Manifesto

My personal theme for 2021, and why it has potentially bigger implications.

How Could it Be Any Other Way?

The hardest part of any endeavor is discovering what you make in the first place.

The Religion of Creation

We should praise and admire the people who build things.

Optimism 2020: A Manifesto

A declaration of Optimism: What it means to be optimistic when the world is falling apart around you.

How I lost 25 pounds lugging my Peloton across the country in the back of my car

I was losing weight but then Covid hit & my gym closed. That left me with only 1 option...