The biggest criticism I have gotten from readers over the past nearly 600 days of publishing every single day is that many of the ideas and things I write about are not extremely well thought out.
We all have messy drawers in our life.
I am realizing more and more that a big part of a "career" is figuring out how you can be valuable to other people - so valuable in fact, that other people (and companies) will actually pay you money for your time.
I wrote the other day about the importance, to me, of patience. Today, I am writing about urgency. Well, not exactly urgency as a whole (as I have written about that before), but rather tools or mechanisms we use in our own lives to instill urgency with what we do.
If you were to ask my friends, I'd surely not be known as the most patient of the bunch.
That feeling you get when you discover something new has always inspired me.
As I was interning this summer at Uber, I learned a lot about the importance of cultural values and how they shape your company. If you have read the news at all lately, you'd know it is an important time for Uber. They have to make lots of really big decisions - ones that will likely determine the long term impact and success of the company.
Last year, on Yom Kippur (a day of fasting and atonement), I published this blog post.
Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, and a really important day to me. It is the day of atonement, a day where we stop with everything else going on in the world, and internalize our year.
Is it better to have conviction and be wrong or have no conviction?