A new chapter in a new life

Friday, December 30, 2017 Writing stream of consciousness…  Advice to the 30-year-old Danny, from your 47-year-old self: don’t be a donkey. Think about one thing at a time. Sprint as hard as you can, figure it out, and then move on to the next thing. But you need to push hard enough to get to […]

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29 Ways Release Suppressed Emotions

Emotion isn’t the enemy. Nor is ego. They’re part of us, and the only way to “overcome them” is to change our relationship to them. You can’t “Get Rid Of” emotions, no less than you can “get rid of your ego”. Your thoughts, feelings and emotions part of you — they are you. Why have we […]

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How to do a podcast interview, step by step

One of my goals for the new year is to start a podcast. To prepare, I’ve been doing some homework. The first place I went to learn more podcasting was the podcast I listen to most: The Tim Ferriss Show. Specifically, the pair of episodes where Tim interviews Alex Blumberg, the creator of Startup and Reply All, […]

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This time, optimize for the right currency

2016 What a ride. Before diving in to the details, I gotta say… I felt anxious writing this, partly because there are things that I’m super proud of from last year, and partly because of things that still need work. Of course, the sense of apprehension is a sign that the post must be written. Looking back Looking back, it was […]

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Good To Great – Book Review and Notes

Good To Great is a book by Jim Collins. Collins is a management consultant, speaker, and writer for magazines like HBR and Fortune. In the book, he lays out 8 key principles that every company must adhere to if they wish to go from good to great. Here they are: 8 Principles To Go From Good To […]

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How To Have Real-Life Superpowers: Know Your Strengths

Knowing your values and living by them each and every day is like having a real life superpower. When you stick you values under pressure, they crystallize within you. The next time you’re faced with a seemingly difficult decision or tough challenge, you will handle it with ease. To the casual observer, this will look like […]

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