Sanity Notes #013: How to go further with less effort (i.e., work like a rower)
We are not in the business of digging more ditches or pounding more nails. We are in the business of solving hard problems through creativity.
Sanity Notes #009- Let your friends be your secret weapon
Life, startups, young-children, and tight bank accountants can all make it hard to travel to see friends. Go anyway.
Sanity Notes #008- The power of a shitty first draft
Feeling like you always have to get it right the first time? You are not alone.
Sanity Notes #007: Consider grading yourself on a curve
If you are anything like me, comparing yourself to others can be crippling to ease and motivation. Consider employing a curve.
The ubiquity of self-criticism among leaders
Wondering if someone else might be better at your job than you are? You are not alone.
Can you be an entrepreneur without suffering?
We glamorize the entrepreneurial life as one of long-hours and endless strain. But is there another way?
Fear is the wrong fuel for entrepreneurs
Looking back at my early time as a founder, fear fueled 80% of my actions. Now I am determined to help others avoid that fate.
The power of negative visualizations
A simple addition to your morning routine to help fight founder-burnout and improve resiliency
What entrepreneurs can learn from professional poker players
A mental model for reducing self-criticism and becoming a more effective leader
You are not talented enough to work 80 hour weeks. And that's ok.
If Lebron is this serious about rest, maybe you should be too?