I spent most of my life hating my bosses for being stupid, bad at their jobs, mean, and cheap. And let’s be honest, some of them were, but some of them were extremely competent, better at their job than most, and yet I still felt abused, underpaid.
And why not…
I asked my boss “How do you know you’re doing the right thing for the company?”
He said, “We’re doing the best we can. If we learn suddenly that we should have been standing on our heads the whole time, then we’re screwed.”
With the advent of people caring about…
The precursor to Fascism is poverty.
You know the statistics.
I don’t know about you, but I feel trapped in this treadmill of improvement and success.
Something where every day we have to produce even though we live in one of the most abundant societies history has ever seen.
Everything we need is behind a paywall, food, literature, transportation.
I’m going to speak as a musician first, and then I’m going to speak as a person.
Pop music has some pretty standard affects. In many ways, and it has been said before, it is music by committee based on popular trends.
It’s well accepted by many professional communities that…
Life is not about the all the beauty that you can find with your bare eye. It’s not about paving your face with lipstick and makeup. This is something some maternal figure could tell you, that beauty fades and rots. Life is about death, decay, the strange way that your…
If you identify with this title, you are probably working at a startup.
In the startup world, there are bits and bytes. Code and physical things.
The goal in a startup is to rapidly alter your product until your potential customers love it so much that they can’t stop telling…
I was listening to Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations.
While a bit unrealistic, he says so many salient things.
To not busy yourself with the thoughts of others.
That crimes of passion stem from desire.
While “researching” my other two articles…
I’ll cut to the chase. There are three reasons why the Pareto Principle is incorrect. Their implications are far reaching.
The first is human working memory.
The second is limited time.
The third is that the 80/20 statistic is a made up number, but we all knew that.