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How I Eliminated 90% Of My Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Negatively

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common? They each possessed the talent of turning obstacles into opportunities drawn from the Stoic ideologies of Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. While living our lives, it’s very likely that you will run into some pretty distressing events, and at other […]

A Workaholics Guide to Happiness and Balance

I was a little reluctant to write another piece about personal growth after my previous one on Willpower recently went viral on Medium and eventually got published on the New York Observer.   But there were so many encouraging words like this, this, and this, that I convinced myself to saddle up again.   I […]

A Short Story About Money

A boat is docked in a tiny Mexican fishing village.   A tourist complimented the local fishermen on the quality of their fish and asked how long it took to catch them.   “Not very long.” they answered in unison.   “Why didn’t you stay out longer and catch more?”   The fishermen explained that […]

How to Strengthen Your Willpower to Get More Shit Done

How many of you out there can be productive when you need to, not be distracted by your phone, sleep for 7-8 hours, and exercise at least 30 minutes a day?   Not many huh? I’m like you too. But I’ve learned some tricks to strengthen my decision making skills and avoid distractions so I […]

Why Y Combinator recommends against forming an LLC

VC’s and angel investors don’t like LLC’s because of familiarity/experience working with Delaware C-Corps, tax reasons, and stock structure/financing flexibility. 9/10 times, a Delaware C-Corp is the way to go, especially if you’re a high-growth tech startup. LLCs have been around for a lot less time than C-Corporations, so angels and VC’s just deal with […]
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