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Learning to Learn

When's the last time you learned something useful? Something that really shifted your knowledge and made a personal difference? How about the last time you found something "interesting" online—or several "interesting" things online? Here's how to make it stick better.


The Art of Thinking Poorly

What does good thinking look like? Thinking is hard work. To write well, you must think well, that's more work. And that's a start. To write well, read a lot. This helps you see what good writing looks like. You know what to steal and how to craft your own


The Focus Problem

It's hard seeing things through. Since I heard of the magpie, when someone hops from one thing to the next, I think of this bird.


An Anti-Forecast

So... 2020, huh? How has 2020 been for you so far? With everything the world has been through this year, things will not be the same. The question for you is, how can you take advantage of the shift to put yourself or your product in a better place. Think

Growth, Marketing

Getting Everything You Can - #2

Here's your shortcut to bringing a product to market — look at failed products. I don't mean look at them to see what you should not do, that's common-sense. Look at them to see what you share and how to differentiate your offering.


How to Invent Anything, Simplified

There’s an untold secret to inventing and innovating things — it’s often a remix. The trick is figuring out what you can remix.

Growth, Go to Market

Inventing: Overrated.

Inventing is overrated. What you need is a framework to re-invent. Here's the catch: Think in terms of what others have done that you can model. A model that you can use as a blueprint for your innovation.

Growth, Go to Market

The COVID Void

COVID has thought me an important lesson. Everything can turn around in a snap. It is teaching me to play and think defensively.

Go to Market, Growth

When is the Right Time?

How to predict a market's future The usual advice you get when building something new is, "just do it". How about if you can look into the future and know if what you're doing is any good? Let's take an example: Say I want to get into the meal kit


How To Be Great like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and others?

Here’s the untold secret I found this remarkable and want to share. Donald Trump was once asked how he became a billionaire. Most expected an answer long and sour, but Trump kept it short and sweet: “EVERYTHING in life is LUCK.” And here's the truth about "greatness" A Word