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Why is it so hard to buy things that work well?

On build vs buy but way broader in scope. “When it comes to buying products and services, at a personal level, most people I know who’ve checked the work of people they’ve hired for things like home renovation or accounting […]

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CMO secrets revealed.

“13 marketing leaders share secrets that will change how you market today.” Okay that headline might oversell it, but this is educational anyway. | learn more

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Joining hypergrowth startups.

“The advice is meant for anyone joining the early stages of a hypergrowth team (15-150 people; multiplying in revenue, investments and/or headcount). Usually in the first 1-3 years of a startup. Most of the advice I would not give in […]

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The best friends can do nothing for you.

“Think for a minute about your friendships. Some friends you would text with any silly thought; others you only call a couple of times a year. Some are people you look up to; others you like, but do not especially […]

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How to simplify your life — and get rid of your stuff.

This statistic was a strong opener to the article. “We’re filling our lives with so much junk that the U.S. now has more self-storage facilities than McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger Kings, Starbucks and Walmarts combined. That’s around 50,000 storage complexes.” | learn more

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The myth of exponential hypergrowth.

Jason Cohen doesn’t think exponential growth is a thing. He offers an alternative model that better fits a variety of growth data from hypergrowth products and companies. Lots of great charts to make a strong semantic point. | learn more

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Practice your coping mechanisms now.

“Happiness tends to decline throughout young adulthood and middle age, bottoming out at about age 50. After that, it heads back up again into one’s mid-60s. Then something strange happens. Older people split into two groups as they get old: […]