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Where does time stop for you?

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 Your parents, folks like them, and older generations, they love living in the so-called real world.

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Your biggest pain: You think you shouldn’t have them.

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That’s the first of the two unexpected conclusions in the movie every entrepreneur and artist should see.

The movie? Whiplash.

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The Matrix.

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Neo.

Trinity.

Morpheus.

If you’re anything like most people who love The Matrix, you’ll likely never forget those names.

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If you try to be the biggest, you might end up being the dumbest.

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Sorry if that sounds crude.

To illustrate what I mean by the above headline, let me ask you: Do you remember what happened to Toyota and Volkswagen when continue reading

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What’s so great about being typical?

For most people, it’s impossible to appreciate the world of today until today has become tomorrow.

Do you want to be like most people, or do you want to lead?

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The interface is where the value is

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One of the main reasons why BlackBerry completely lost its way and its 40% share of the smartphone market in the world (yes, da world) is this: continue reading

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You are brave enough.

I spread stories of my fellow storytellers simply because I’m in awe of their art and the only way I can repay them is to share their art with others.

Case in point:

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Chase your reality.

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Were you surprised to hear that?

That’s not me talking.

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Let me tell you a story.

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Dirk Nowitzki is an awesome contributor. He’s been showing up on time and turning in world-class, quality work for years now. (See p.s. for a more detailed bio.)

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Is one of the keys to success hidden behind the word ‘design?’

After I finished reading Invisible Influence: continue reading

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What happens when facts meet a story?

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You know that when scissors meet paper, paper loses. But do you know what happens when facts meet a story?

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How hard & how important is it to be interesting on a page?

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Incredibly hard and incredibly important. 

By being interesting on a page, you create a context that helps others do some of the most important continue reading

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No one is too old to make history online.

May 2, 2016.

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Wanted: ALIVE, NOT DEAD.

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“I love my files and storage.”

Said no one.

Ever.

And yet, even great startups like Dropbox talk only about ‘files and storage.’

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