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Good questions can change you.

Good questions change everything. Good questions shine a light in places we didn’t think to look. They push us forward and they open doors to areas we may not have thought to look. They challenge us. They change us. Good questions take work to ask . . because a measured thoughtful generous question isn’t one […]

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Quote more women

It’s easy to quote Bezos or Jobs, but representation matters. Let’s #quotemorewomen in our content. A bunch of quotes to get you thinking here And a master list of female quotes here Share this project with your friends and networks. Submit a quote from an amazing female leader:http://bit.ly/submitmorequotes

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Paul Graham Essays

Much of the advice that Graham does eventually dispense to the founders in the audience is interesting, however. Graham talks, for example, about his views on competition, which can essentially be boiled down to the idea that companies fail owing to poor execution, not because of me-too startups. In fact, says Graham, though companies worry about […]

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Dee Ward Hock

Searching for the answers required trying to master four ways of looking at things: As they were, as they are, as they might become, and as they ought to be.

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Let’s call perfectionism what it is . . fear.

We use that word because we we think it’s a strength. Those of us that have it, secretly think it’s a virtue. “Oh . . I’m a perfectionist”. Let’s pull off it’s mask and let’s call it what it is. Fear. It’s fear that you’re not good enough, fear that you’re not worthy. Fear that […]

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The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works

In a famous speech in the 1990s, Charlie Munger summed up the approach to practical wisdom through understanding mental models by saying: “Well, the first rule is that you can’t really know anything if you just remember isolated facts and try and bang ’em back. If the facts don’t hang together on a latticework of theory, you don’t have them in a usable form. You’ve got to have models in your head. And you’ve got to array your experience both vicarious and direct on this latticework of models. You may have noticed students who just try to remember and pound back what is remembered. Well, they fail in school and in life. You’ve got to hang experience on a latticework of models in your head.”

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