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Stephen Dubner, author of Freakonomics, also runs podcast by the same name.  He recently put out an episode titled “The Upside of Quitting” that was full of interesting thoughts.  Full transcript here, and my favorite quote below. “A quitter never … Continue reading

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It’s Not God-Given Talent

Professional athletes have god-given talents. Movie stars have big breaks. Musicians get discovered. Executives have connections; uncles or fathers or friends who got them into the business. These are all variations on the same excuse we use to justify someone’s … Continue reading

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