Blog Category: Mentorship

Those Who Mind Don’t Matter, and Those Who Matter Don’t Mind (and Other Lessons I’ve Learned From Dr. Seuss)

Ted Geisel cheated on his wife with his neighbor. Then his wife killed herself. He then married his neighbor. Ted is one of the bestselling authors in history but because of the…

Ted Geisel cheated on his wife with his neighbor. Then his wife killed herself. He then married his neighbor. Ted is one of the bestselling authors in history but because of the above I almost didn’t want to write this. But I learned so much from his books. I still live by what I learned […]

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Seven Things I Learned from Chess

Chess got me a girlfriend, it got me into college, it got me into graduate school, it got me my first job, it helped me raise money, it got my company sold,…

Chess got me a girlfriend, it got me into college, it got me into graduate school, it got me my first job, it helped me raise money, it got my company sold, and it’s opened doors when previously they seemed locked to everyone around me. People mistakenly think chess = “smart.” This is very wrong. […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

After my dad went into a permanent coma I had to take his car back to the dealership and hand them the keys. They wanted to know what happened and I couldn’t…

After my dad went into a permanent coma I had to take his car back to the dealership and hand them the keys. They wanted to know what happened and I couldn’t talk. I couldn’t sign papers. I was shaking. I held out the keys and they took them. I walked out. My dad was […]

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I'm Giving Away 30 Books Written By My Heroes

Be honest with me. You’re 12 years old. Don’t you feel that way? On any given day, I’m somewhere in between 12 and 17 years old. Claudia, I’m sure, will gladly tell…

Be honest with me. You’re 12 years old. Don’t you feel that way? On any given day, I’m somewhere in between 12 and 17 years old. Claudia, I’m sure, will gladly tell you that I’m mostly 12. It doesn’t matter that I live inside a 47 year old body. I sort of feel 47 year […]

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