Tag Archives: Starting

Filling In The White Spaces

Advice from Peter Thiel’s final CS 183 lecture: There is something importantly singular about each new thing. There is a mini singularity whenever you start a company or make a key life decision. In a very real sense, the life … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Art, Business, Choice, Creativity, Food For Thought, Inspiration, Leading, Quotes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Make Life Easier By Not Deciding

When starting something, whether it’s an exercise routine or a new sleep schedule, or quitting something, like cigarettes or whiskey, conventional wisdom says to do it slowly.  Cut back, or build up, gradually.  Eat 100 less calories each day, or … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Food For Thought, Inspiration, Rationality, Self-Improvement | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Poke The Box

Not only do I think Seth Godin’s new manifesto, Poke The Box, is worth reading, I think there’s some ideas in it that are so important I’m putting them down here so I don’t forget them.  The book is only … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Creativity, Inspiration, Productivity, Quotes, Self-Improvement | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment