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Kobe

There’s a Kobe Bryant quote I think about a lot, from the following GQ interview: Kobe Bryant Will Always Be an All-Sta

Writers

Here are some writers that I’ve found interesting: Adam Gopnik AellaGirl Alain de Botton Bill Wurtz Brian Balfour Chels

Munger

In 1994, Charles Munger gave a talk titled “A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom As It Relates To Investment Manageme

Russell Brand

“Thus another friendship was dashed on the cruel rocks amid the storm of my self-destruction.” “The priority of any addi

Alex Ferguson

I was never a Man Utd fan. But I was interested in reading about Alex Ferguson, because it seemed so clear to me that Man Utd

Quentin Tarantino

thoughts about tarantino tarantino seems to me… he wishes he was a tough guy, a guy’s guy. he wishes it so hard th

Steve Jobs

There are two great interviews with Steve Jobs that I return to over and over again– the 1985 Playboy interview and the 1996

People

Aaron Swartz Raw Nerve Admiral McRaven Commencement Alain de Botton Being a snob The News Alan Watts Alex Ferguson (I’m

Alan Watts

Stop trying to change the world Vanity – Hell. “I would’ve done differently if I had know better.” Buddhism – There

Daniel Dennett

Dan Dennett Notes carpentry, tools, bare hands, bare brain, words, prosthetic, tools of thinking numbers, diagrams, maps great

Obama

I liked the Vanity Fair profile of him. There’s a video of him almost speaking Ebonics if you search “obama p diddy”

Aurelius

“Concentrate every minute  on doing what’s in front of you with precise and genuine seriousness, tenderly, willingly, wit

Bezos

Everything Worth Knowing About Jeff Bezos #vvmarketing 1: Yegge Rant 1: 2: Yegge Response To Rant: https://plus.google.com/11

Louis CK

My thoughts on Louis CK I could talk quite long about Louis CK; his distinctiveness is less ‘everyman’ (what does

Randy

Elephant in the room? Introduce it Achieve your dreams / enable others to achieve theirs (it’s more fun) Men landing on

Godin

I’ll populate this one with my favorite posts, I guess. http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2013/05/its-thomas-midge

Boz

http://www.quora.com/What-s-the-internal-culture-of-Facebook-like/answer/Andrew-Boz-Bosworth *Changing The World [2009] * Face

Sheryl Sandberg speech at Harvard Business School 2012

Full transcript World is becoming more connected and less hierarchical. Everybody has a voice, etc. Traditional career paths a

padday

The Real Life Social Network v2 from Paul Adams Social Design Principles from Paul Adams Paul Adams Keynote from Mind The Prod

Elon Musk

There was a period of time where I read everything that I could get my hands on about Elon Musk, because I found him so compel

Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell has a way with words. I believe it’s worth studying. “So I think of people like Gladwell as pop-f

Drucker

 “Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right.”  “If you want something new, you have to stop d

Tobi Keynote at AccelerateOTT

  Air Jordan sneakers When I was 13 in some middle school in the middle of Germany- became aware of what was going on aro

Ev Williams – XOXO

A journey on the information superhighway – evan williams Hello friends. I want to talk to you today about the Internet, jus

Robin Sharma

I enjoyed The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari way more than I expected to. The biggest difference Sharma made for me was his perspec

Orwell

Socialists don’t believe in fun http://www.orwell.ru/library/articles/socialists/english/e_fun Politics and the english

David Ogilvy

Confessions of an Advertising Man is one of the best books I’ve ever read. It took me a long time to get around to readi