Growing up, we were told TV would rot our brains. So, instead, I’ve been watching documentaries! For years. I’m guessing you have too. They’re a great alternative to fiction movies and TV shows. They make us feel educated, not just entertained. And why shouldn’t they? They throw all sorts of…

Author: Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.

Mindset is my new lens for seeing the world. As Carol Dweck explains in her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, there are two available mindsets: fixed and growth. As you could probably guess, the growth mindset is preferable. Unfortunately, it’s not typically our…

I tracked my glucose levels for twenty-eight days using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Instead of traditional twice-a-day finger pricks, CGMs check glucose at regular intervals via a small probe embedded under the skin. I wore mine on the arm for two two-week periods, totaling 2,629 measurements. A startup called…

“Mr. Carnegie, … I want to congratulate you on being the richest man in the world.”

-J.P. Morgan to Andrew Carnegie¹

Scale enables amazing accomplishments. But, scale is like a double-edged sword — it cuts both ways. While increasing scale makes some objectives easier, it certainly makes others much harder.

Pavel Sokolovsky

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