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The Great Reset Part 2: The Spoke-and-Wheel Model

Editor’s note: This article began as 19 pages. So instead of sending it to you all at once, I broke it up into a series. Check out Part 1: Should We Care…

Editor’s note: This article began as 19 pages. So instead of sending it to you all at once, I broke it up into a series. Check out Part 1: Should We Care About the Economy? And stay tuned for more on this topic tomorrow. In each newsletter I will offer some ideas and step-by-step suggestions […]

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The Great Reset Part 1: Should We Care About the Economy?

Editor’s note: This article began as 19 pages. So instead of sending it to you all at once, I’ll be breaking it up into a series over the next few days. Stay…

Editor’s note: This article began as 19 pages. So instead of sending it to you all at once, I’ll be breaking it up into a series over the next few days. Stay tuned for a LOT more on this topic. There’s not going to be a “new normal.” What was so great about “normal” anyway? […]

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How to Bleed in the First Line

Because I grew up ugly, I was always insecure about first impressions. “Ugly” was my boot camp for bleeding as fast as possible. Vulnerability buys freedom. Freedom to look how I want,…

Because I grew up ugly, I was always insecure about first impressions. “Ugly” was my boot camp for bleeding as fast as possible. Vulnerability buys freedom. Freedom to look how I want, to say what I want, to do what I want. I like to study first lines. They have to be powerful: a few […]

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12 Things I Learned From Eminem About Persuasion

I walked out of the TEDx conference 20 minutes before my talk and I was planning on just going to the airport and flying home. I’m a quitter. I was terrified. I…

I walked out of the TEDx conference 20 minutes before my talk and I was planning on just going to the airport and flying home. I’m a quitter. I was terrified. I did not want to give my talk. My plan was to go home and just never return any of the angry calls from […]

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Is College Still Worth It? (Wherein Hasan Minaj Calls Me Out)

Hasan Minaj called me an a**hole on “Patriot Act” last night. Here’s the video. Start around 4:00 to see ME. But the entire show is worth watching. I’m a big fan of…

Hasan Minaj called me an a**hole on “Patriot Act” last night. Here’s the video. Start around 4:00 to see ME. But the entire show is worth watching. I’m a big fan of the show and I like the simple format. This episode was about whether college is worth it. I think by the end of […]

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The Great Hypocrisy of 2020

OK, I surrender. This a simulation we’ve been put into where the gamemaker is saying, “Let’s see how INSANE we can make the world seem before they CRACK!” And some multidimensional gods…

OK, I surrender. This a simulation we’ve been put into where the gamemaker is saying, “Let’s see how INSANE we can make the world seem before they CRACK!” And some multidimensional gods are placing bets on who will crack first or what event will make the most people implode in a combination of loathing and […]

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Economy, Protests, Virus… Everything You Need to Know About the New Abnormal

These are tender times. The system we live in is being questioned. As any system always should be. This newsletter issue takes a look at exactly where we are right now on…

These are tender times. The system we live in is being questioned. As any system always should be. This newsletter issue takes a look at exactly where we are right now on the virus, lockdowns, stimulus, protests, and opportunities. Based on hundreds of conversations with healthcare officials and experts, economists, government members, investors, and entrepreneurs, […]

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