The Big Lessons From History
One of most powerful things I've read recently. Impactful & thought-provoking.
- The short run is a continuous chain of setbacks and disappointments. But all of this compounds into something great in the long run. Be long-run optimistic.
- Risk is what you don't see. "The biggest risk is what no one sees coming, because if no one sees it coming no one’s prepared for it... and it's damage will be amplified when it arrives."
Thanksgiving is about gratitude. It’s about the celebration of victories, big and small, the treasured kinship with those we hold close, the quiet reflection of what truly matters. It’s about the abundance that is enriched by our desire to share it. A piece from my blog.
On Building A Personal Brand
Building a brand is a continuous process that takes a lot of work.
Own Your Edge
Find out what your unique advantage is (skill or interest) & lean into it.
Take on new responsibilities to expose yourself to new opportunities.
Play the long game and develop your edge. Stay long enough to reap the rewards.
High Velocity Questions
A high-velocity question accomplishes multiple things at once. It's unexpected, leaves an impression on the interviewee/guest, and pushes a conversation in an interesting direction, with speed.
User Research on Personal Knowledge Management
Note-taking and personal knowledge management systems are experiencing a renaissance. Check out tools, ideas & opportunities, with select quotes from users describing their pain points.