391 – Yuval Noah Harari: 21 Lessons for The 21st Century

“Right now, there is somebody out there who is trying to hack you. And not just one…” WHAT!? “Amazon is trying to hack you. Google is trying to hack you. Coca-Cola is trying to hack you and the Russians, the American government, the Chinese… They are all trying to hack you right now,” Yuval Noah […] Read On…

One-Minute Life Hacks

A) WAITER’S PAD HACK There are two uses: BUSINESS MEETING: Everyone pulls out their fascist Moleskine notebooks and you pull out your waiter’s pad. First thing that happens is the alpha male in the room says, “I’ll take fries with that burger”. This bad joke happens 100% of the time. Homework assignment: come up with […] Read On…

A Message To My Younger Self

I regret. I regret a lot. I wish I could have been different. I wish I could be 17 again and know these rules. There’s nothing wrong with regret. There’s nothing wrong with wondering how your life would have been different and better. This is what I wish I knew: A) DON’T DEPEND ON OTHERS […] Read On…

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received

“The way you do anything is the way you do everything”. My podcast producer, Steve Cohen, only speaks in quotes. He remembers every quote from everyone. And he rhymes. He doesn’t speak in “normal”. I told him to send me quotes every day and I will make a book out of it: The Tao of […] Read On…

390 – Dan Roth: Do Your Skills Measure Up? I Ask LinkedIn

The days where your boss tells you what to do and you do it are over. OVER. “You’re expected to run your own operation. Figure out what the problems are, figure out the answers, and tell other people. This constant sharing up and down is an essential part of business today,” Dan Roth, Editor and […] Read On…

The Silent Moderates

I cancelled a podcast because I heard from mutual friends that the potential guest had cheated on his wife. I don’t like people who cheat. Trump cheated on his wife. So there’s that. I wish Obama had ended the two wars that are now entering their 17th year. Too many teenagers dying. I don’t like […] Read On…