The first goal is to keep learning

My first goal as a college senior was to have the kind of job where I would never have to wear a tie. Achievement unlocked. But that didn’t really get to the core of the issue. I was really trying to decide what I wanted to be when I grew up. A person who helps customers…

What is your Superpower?

What is your Superpower? Are you Super? Some programmers are 10x+ times better than their peers. And this distinction applies to team productivity in general. It makes it really important for you to know the thing you do better than anyone else. Doing more of that thing will make you happier at work and in…

We do startups because we can’t not do startups.

This essay is written in collaboration with Startup Edition – find this week’s essays here. The startup life seems glamorous from afar, and sometimes from up close. There are rebels, pirates, and ninjas here. There are rags-to-riches stories and others who fall from grace after flying too close to the sun. In short, there are all of the…

There is always more work to do.

This post is part of the Startup Edition series on Enterpreneurship What’s on your To-Do List? Right now you have something else to do. Later today you will also have something else to do. And tomorrow you will have the opportunity to pick new things to do and catch up on the things you did…