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The fragility of cancer treatment... or lack thereof clipping

Posted on September 14th, 2020

This story begins the same way all great stories begin: on Twitter (ha…). Last fall, as my ten-year high school reunion fast was approaching I reached out to one of my classmates on Twitter, which led to a few intriguing phone calls. Long story short, our conversation eventually led us to trade book recommendations. He recommended a few books by Nassim Taleb: a well-known mathematician, author, and "uncertainty" guru. Taleb has a s...

How to Time Your Leaps and Set Yourself Apart clipping

Posted on January 2nd, 2020

Using the Sigmoid Curve to reinvent yourself, take risks, and accelerate growthIn January 1961, a nineteen-year-old, unassuming kid from Minnesota hitched a ride and headed eastbound for New York to pursue a career in music. He wanted to get closer to the heart of the folk music in Greenwich Village and see if he could cross paths with his idol, Woody Guthrie. Over the next three years, he would release four critically acclaimed albu...