Thanks, Capitalism

You have to hand it to Amazon. It makes powerful trends look easy.

“Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day 1.

“…The outside world can push you into Day 2 if you won’t or can’t embrace powerful trends quickly. If you fight them, you’re probably fighting the…

It’s like a Spotify year-end review, except the playlist is your own curiosity.

Most writing, I believe, is an act of reaching out to others and acknowledging a shared sense of being at a crossroads.

What am I going to do next? How can I make sure things work out?

These are the essential questions that we carry around. We apply them to…

I saw on LinkedIn that you’re “hiring rock stars!” and at first I was like, Give me a break, what does this guy know about rock stars?

But then I read an article that said your company’s torching close to two million dollars of venture capital a month, and thought…

A methodical process for answering “What’s it time to let go of right now?” and “What’s waiting for me?”


Many of us haven’t been taught how to methodically navigate, process, and learn from the changes in our lives. …

Anyone who’s been recently laid off now has the easiest explanation in the world.

When you’re at your next interview — and you will have another interview — the script can go something like this:

You say that everything was great, mention your raises, your promotion, and then how, through…

Ben Cake

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