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Put the world in zugzwang

In 2008 I worked in a restaurant as a waiter. I had been in the restaurant business since at least 14 years old. By the age of 23, in 2008,  I worked at Enzos Restaurant, one of the best authentic Italian restaurants in The Bronx at the time. I was

Put the world in zugzwang
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The meaning of your life?

I wasn't paying much attention to the existential question, chances are, neither are you. But half a year of creating forced me to stop wasting my attention and instead focus it on what's truly important to me. It turns out watching lots of Netflix, playing video games, scrolling away meaninglessly

The meaning of your life?
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Don't Solve Your Own Problem

The dogma in startup advice is to build things that solve your problem. The main trouble with that advice is that you don't know how to solve your problem. If you did, you would've solved it. The idea that a product or whatever your building will solve it is just

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Pareto's pea pods have more to teach us.

The Pareto law says that 80% of the wealth is owned by 20% of the population, also known as the 80-20 rule. Vilfredo Pareto came about this principle by noticing in his garden that 20% of the pea pods produced 80% of the peas. He then decided to see where

Pareto's pea pods have more to teach us.