A seat at the table

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Harvard, Dartmouth and Stanford are always full. The value of their degree is largely based on scarcity. There are always more people who want to get in than they will allow. That’s intentional. Artificial scarcity to create a credential that appears valuable. Harvard has enough endowme...

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Avocado time

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The perfect avocado… Sometimes they’re too hard, and often, they’re rotten. But every once in a while, you’ll nurture an avocado until it’s at the peak state of flavor and texture. You certainly aren’t going to waste it. You’re not going to sacrifi...

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Your big break

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Some people get one. Most people don’t. But, if you’re reading this, it means that you’ve received more than one, perhaps a countless number of, little breaks. Access to tools, the benefit of the doubt, decent health, occasional peace of mind. Little breaks. Over and over. Little b...

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Flavors of indies

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Independent workers, founders, creators and organizers are often lumped together with a simple term, but that one-size-fits-all model fits no one. You might be an entrepreneur, building a significant business by borrowing money to buy machines or to develop a market, focused on creating value, i...

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The easy way down

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Ski slopes are marked by difficulty. The green circle indicates the easiest slope, the one that will get you to the base of the hill the fastest, with the least amount of risk or drama. Why would anyone choose to ski down on the difficult black diamond run instead? Most passionate skiers would ask t...

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