Life changes quickly. Blink and years go by. Cultures are changing quickly. 100 years ago, we had no phones. No computers. No iPads. No ethereum.
A big driver of growth for a company of any stage is momentum.
There are roughly two types of momentum: internal and external. Both are very important, and often overlap.
I have this somewhat irrational urge/desire to never waste other people's time. I am sure that this obsession is not always reciprocated. And it is also not to say that I am perfect at this. Surely I am not the perfect allocator of time - often I drag people into things that perhaps are not of their best interest (but rather for selfish needs).
Of all the parts of Silicon Valley culture, the one thing I still really cannot come to terms with is just how everyone ends their calls with "let me know if there is anything I can do to help."
This is what I want to be best at: helping others find purpose. I want to help other people who may feel ordinary accomplish the extraordinary.
I have written before about how none of us spend enough time thinking about and learning to become better communicators. In the professional world, communication is essential.
Is there such thing as accelerating your career "too quickly?"
So much of the decision making in our lives is dependent on one critical thing: the amount of energy we have.
If you think you will be or are already
interested in technology and business, then you may be hesitating at the
validity of this article.
Value of tech? In the midwest? Don’t they grow cows there or something like that?
I, and I think many of us, are often convinced that the best ways to do things is the most extravagant. We want the biggest house. We want the fastest car. We want the most things.