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Gabe N

425 days ago

Yes, Pat Riley!

At bar mitzvahs, he's been the only adult on the dance floor of kids, leaving when the music stops and he's covered in sweat.

Pat Riley's end game

Gabe N

445 days ago

Great read.

So perhaps it’s no surprise that PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi says the best piece of career advice she’s ever gotten is “assume positive intent.”

Want To Be Happier And More Successful? Learn To Like Other People

Gabe N

484 days ago

Um, uh, this is, like, totally interesting

So, Um, How Do You, Like, Stop Using Filler Words?

Gabe N

517 days ago

I should probably start using this. Now I've got to check out the book this was excerpted from.

The 10/10/10 Rule For Tough Decisions

Gabe N

518 days ago

Great read. Lots to think about here.

Isaac Asimov: How to Never Run Out of Ideas Again

Gabe N

520 days ago

I know I'm recommending a bunch at a time. It's because I've read these great articles already and want them to be read. What a great breakdown.

Harden and other established stars with excellent footwork are no different than legendary pitcher Greg Maddux. Throughout Maddux’s Hall of Fame career, he made a strong case that he was born with superhuman accuracy — this is a man who threw a 76-pitch complete game — so umpires gave him the benefit of the doubt on borderline strike calls.

The same can be said for Harden, whose herky-jerky footwork only helps his case in avoiding travel calls or getting whistles when there’s contact. Maybe there are instances when it actually was a travel — like a Maddux pitch that looked like it painted the corner but should’ve been a ball — but the player’s rep gave him wider room for error.

Let Me See Some Footwork

Gabe N

520 days ago

This might just be the best article you'll read in some time.

In other words — and this is the hard part — if you want to be productive, you need to spend time doing things that feel ridiculously unproductive.

You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self

Gabe N

520 days ago

This appetite for “optimal newness” applies to other industries, too. In Silicon Valley, where venture capitalists also sift through a surfeit of proposals, many new ideas are promoted as a fresh spin on familiar successes. The home-rental company Airbnb was once called “eBay for homes.” The on-demand car-service companies Uber and Lyft were once considered “Airbnb for cars.” When Uber took off, new start-ups began branding themselves “Uber for [anything].”

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything

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