Archive for February, 2012

How To Break Free From Being Stuck

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I felt “stuck” at a corporate job. I had a cubicle. I had the fluorescent lights. I had the guy in the cubicle next to mine who would make that signal with his finger and cheek whenever a girl walked by that he wanted a blowjob from. I had the boss that could make me […] Read On…

Ten Lessons I Learned from Shark Tank

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I just gave up all parenting responsibilities this weekend to Mark Cuban. Meaning, my kids and I watched eight straight episodes of “Shark Tank”. For the past two years, people have been begging me to watch “Shark Tank”. One friend of mine, who has co-invested with me on two deals, has given me two pieces […] Read On…

Having a Bad Number Day

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Today is a really bad day. I almost can’t talk about it. I’m sort of choked up. My Klout score went down. The second derivative of the rate of change of my number of twitter followers went negative. My Amazon score for my last book went up (better for it to go down, which in […] Read On…

How To Increase Your Productivity 500%

Ways to deal with depression and Negative thinking

I missed investing in Google. I missed investing in Foursquare. I made fun of the guy who started Lycos.  I missed, I lost, I suffered, I cried. I could’ve started other businesses instead of the ones I did. I could’ve accepted job offers instead of lying in my hammock crying about failures. How much time […] Read On…

What Happened Next?

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I don’t know what happened next. This is a photograph taken of workers in a gold mine who are on strike. The police are called in to put down the strike. People are staying slightly behind, in the distance, because they don’t want to get hurt. And yet, they can’t pull their eyes away. They […] Read On…