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Master Negotiator William Ury — Proven Strategies and Amazing Stories from Warren Buffett, Nelson Mandela, Kim Jong Un, Hugo Chávez, and More (#721)

Illustration via 99designs “The other side’s dignity may not mean much to you, but it means everything to them.” — William Ury William Ury (@WilliamUryGTY), cofounder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, is one of the world’s best-known and most influential experts on negotiation. He is coauthor of Getting to Yes, the all-time best...

Tue Feb 13, 2024 20:27
You Don’t Need More How-To Advice — You Need a Painful and Beautiful Reckoning

Chad Fowler, before and after his Harajuku Moment. (Photos: James Duncan Davidson) “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear...

Fri Feb 9, 2024 19:09
Life Lessons from Taylor Swift, Conquering Anxiety, Coaching Teens, Career Reinvention, Supposedly Gay Bulls, Your Shadow Side, and More — Soman Chainani (#720)

Illustration via 99designs Soman Chainani (@somanc) is the bestselling author of The School for Good & Evil book series, which has sold more than 4 million copies, been translated into 35 languages across six continents, and been adapted into a major motion picture from Netflix that debuted at #1 in more than 80 countries. Soman’s...

Wed Feb 7, 2024 00:08
No Biological Free Lunches

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” — John Muir “The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long, and you have burned so very, very brightly, Roy.” — Blade Runner There are few or no biological free lunches.  This short post will cover the essentials of how...

Fri Feb 2, 2024 21:09
Walk & Talk with Greg McKeown — How to Find Your Purpose and Master Essentialism in 2024 (#719)

Illustration via 99designs “A flight is off track 90 percent of the time. An airplane literally only gets to where it’s supposed to get to at the time it’s supposed to get there because it readjusts constantly along the way. And I feel like that myself.” — Greg McKeown Greg McKeown (@GregoryMcKeown) is the author of two New York Times...

Wed Jan 31, 2024 19:48
Millions of Profitable Niches – 1,000 True Fans 2.0?

The following guest post is an excerpt from Read Write Own: Building the Next Era of the Internet, the brand-new book from a16z partner Chris Dixon. Additional resources and potential next steps have been added to the end of the blog post.  Chris Dixon (@cdixon) is the author of Read Write Own: Building the Next Era of the Internet, and a general...

Wed Jan 31, 2024 03:00

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