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Fuck the Plan

Fuck the plan. The plan never really works, anyway. You need to take the plan and throw it out the fucking window. Or at least file it away with your other Mickey Mouse memorabilia. Of course, before you do that, you gotta have a plan to begin with. Which is to say, you shouldn’t run […]

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Embrace the Pain

Once upon a time, I was an army reservist, and before that, an army cadet as a teenager. Military training is hard stuff. It pushes you to your limits and teaches you what you’re made of [courage wolf evolution]. It teaches you what your limits really are, and to marvel at just how badass you […]

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Stepping Out

Set backs have a way of making us take a step back. Our start-up fails, we lose our job, our marriage falls apart, and we want to retreat and hide. We want to regroup and lick our wounds — and maybe even feel a little sorry for ourselves. It’s only natural. When we lose a piece of what […]

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A Self-Indulgent Eulogy

It’s one of those nights where the internet is failing me. I’m bored and alone, and it’s late, and I need something to fascinate me. I need something to distract me from my boredom and loneliness, and remind me that my attention span has become sufficiently short that I shouldn’t ever really worry about anything […]