life of purpose larger than self, and is that something I even need to concern myself with? As chief of staff, I reviewed thousands of requests for Reids time/attention/money. Well, lets first take a look at why we get overconfident.
Thats critical in the early days of a startup. Reid reminded me to think about where our incentives were aligned with the counterparty and where they were misaligned. Meanwhile, the world changes. I had done something and no one could ever take it away. The values that matter offer clear pros and cons, clear upside and downside. The Iron will always kick you the real deal.
Myself, I wonder about how much energy I should expend on the billion people in the world who live on a dollar a day or less versus tending to and enjoying my own little inconsequential life. Reject choosing between self-love and love of others: do both. Youll meet with the principal occasionally. An attendant laughed at me as he put them on a dolly. Shes got a heart of gold or shes an asshole. I have no idea what Im doing with my fingers.
Essay about my strength and weakness