So Many Feels

I am elated and disgusted, inspired and despondent. I am waking up to the fact that I have been missing out on a huge opportunity. I have been ignoring a large part of the breadth of human communication – now I am realizing how it has hampered my career and the growth of my company. What was I missing? I just finished an intensive “touchy feely” workshop, led by InnerSpace and FortLight. »

The Teaching Economy

This summer I had the opportunity to visit the NYC headquarters of Managed by Q, “The Operating System for Offices”, founded by my cousin Dan Teran. I sat in on a meeting where the major focus of the marketing team’s presentation was on creating content that would teach people how to better clean their offices. Why would a cleaning services company teach people how to not need their services? From a classical economics angle, where agents are vying for limited capital, this doesn’t make any sense. »

READ/WRITE ERROR: Death by Notification

Have you ever unplugged an external hard drive without ejecting it first? Do you remember the angry message saying, “Don’t Do That!”. Why is it bad? Mostly because you don’t want to interrupt it while it is writing information to the disk. You might corrupt the data. TL;DR - this post is that angry message. The hard drive is your mind. When was the last time you had even an hour of completely uninterrupted time to work on something? »