Every morning a million North Carolinians get up and go to work for wages which leave them below the poverty line so they can pay taxes that finance the education you receive at Carolina. Your job is to figure out how you’re going to pay them back.
All the good foodz.
Those of you who know me well know that I am obsessed with cookbooks. I buy them all the time. And most weekends, you can find me on the couch with my dogs, a cup of coffee, and a couple of cookbooks just reading through and getting new ideas for the week ahead. So obviously once I decided to…
Last week, Nation and I watched the movie “Forks Over Knives.” It was a very eye-opening documentary about the negative effects of animal protein on our health. It was amazing to see the studies, and real-life cases, of diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity reverse their effects when…
Tomorrow I will join the Institute of Emerging Issues #mfgworks forum. I can’t wait! Follow along via #mfgworks.
The people who multitask the most tend to be impulsive, sensation-seeking, overconfident of their multitasking abilities, and they tend to be less capable of multitasking.
When we talk about “searching” these days, we’re almost always talking about using Google to find something online. That’s quite a twist for a word that has long carried existential connotations, that has been bound up in our sense of what it means to be conscious and alive. We don’t just search for car keys or missing socks. We search for truth and meaning, for love, for transcendence, for peace, for ourselves. To be human is to be a searcher.
In its new design, Google’s search engine doesn’t push us outward; it turns us inward. It gives us information that fits the behavior and needs and biases we have displayed in the past, as meticulously interpreted by Google’s algorithms. Because it reinforces the existing state of the self rather than challenging it, it subverts the act of searching. We find out little about anything, least of all ourselves, through self-absorption.
Well done is better than well said.
Truth. Get to work.
There are plenty of us who fund hopes and dreams. And plenty of us willing to fund true success. At the stage where you are past hopes and dreams, where you have customers, revenue, and a real business, but have not yet reached “true success”, there just aren’t many investors to choose from.