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?”

Overview:

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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