Solving for Social Media (my blackout results)

Yesterday ended my month-long social media fast and blogging hiatus. A number of people have asked me how that went, and just what I was up to with all that. Answers below 🙂 Was it worth it? Totally! Yes, unequivocally! Highly recommended! If you’re wondering why, read Deep Work. Did you miss it? Blogging, yes. Social […]

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September visit to 2003

Starting tomorrow, no more social media It’s for my own good, though I’m sure I’ll miss seein’ ya Blogs like this too, farewell for a while I’ll be back in a month, don’t touch that dial! All is fine, don’t worry about me I’m just living like it’s 2003 So sorry to miss you on […]

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Why I deleted your email

I think everyone can probably agree that email has gotten kinda out of hand, right? I mean, how many emails did you get today? Me, I got a few hundred, and that’s after the spam filters. Between personal email, business email, and several client email accounts, 150-500 emails per day is pretty normal for me. […]

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Family Financial Advice

In the last year, I’ve done a ton of research and experiments about investments. And though I don’t yet have much in the way of wealth, due to being partially vested in an employee stock options plan (pretty much by accident) when I was in my 20s, I do have some meager retirement savings to […]

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Data doesn’t tell you where to go

Big data is here. Like any new shiny thing, with it comes with acclaimed hope and noisy promises. Truth is always less glossy than the sales brochure. No matter how you parse all that data, it can’t tell you where to go. All it can ever do is point to some things you may not […]

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