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When the lights shine brightest

When the lights shine brightest

It’s impossible to feel ready to go to trial. There’s always something else that could be done. There’s always a little bit more preparation. There’s always a reason to say wait.

Ask for what it's worth

Ask for what it's worth

There’s a line in The Dark Knight that’s hard to miss. “If you’re good at something, never do it for free.”

Wander for inspiration

Wander for inspiration

Wandering around a city should be a special experience. People buzzing around, fashion choices being noticed, architecture and art being observed, and a constant wonder at our surroundings.

I spent 14 hours studying for the bar exam

I spent 14 hours studying for the bar exam

Early on in my life people used the term procrastinator like it was a bad thing.

Play the long game

Play the long game

People like to say the life-changing moment is the one like what Amanda Gorman experienced yesterday. Up on stage, with the eyes of a nation on her. She stepped up to the mic. Prepared. Ready. And she delivered.

Do things that don't scale

Do things that don't scale

How did you do it? That was the question from the academic advisor at my law school. It was the first line of the email.

Do it for the story

Do it for the story

It was just past midnight when I heard the chirp of my iPhone. I had left it charging and on loud, not really expecting it to ring. I picked it up and the voice on the other end told me to check my WhatsApp.

I see CrossFit in the online education communities

I see CrossFit in the online education communities

So that’s really how you do it? Yep. I know I can walk into any one of them and find friends. I’m one of them. I speak their language and understand the world.

The question that keeps me up at night

The question that keeps me up at night

What question keeps you up at night? I was ready for this question but only because I had been thinking about it for nearly 10 years.

Play positive sum games

Play positive sum games

Tonight I watched as a good friend of mine launched his course to help people create more. Within just a few minutes of the launch, I saw my timeline fill up with comments, support, and most of all, receipts.

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