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Paul Graham is a badass in the startup world… with a 1999 personal website.
Simple and extremely out of date is the best way to describe his blog where he shares viral thoughts every year, by accident. He’s startup royalty because of his Y Combinator program that has funded tech revelations such as Stripe, Airbnb, and Dropbox.
Following people like Paul can cause you to discover hidden gems of life. Here’s the one I love from Paul:
“It’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower.”
I bet you haven’t thought about the power of showers with any real thought. Me neither, until recently. A shower can progressively impact your mind, one shower at a time. Showers lead to your best work. Here’s why. …
Work you enjoy doing shouldn’t be a distant fantasy.
Call it passion, work you love, a hobby, something you’re willing to die for — it’s all just a fancy way of saying “doing a task that brings about effortless flow states.” Where you love the work you’re doing so much, a day feels like 60 minutes.
Google is your worst enemy when it comes to finding work you love.
Here are a few things I found:
Kill me now. This is possibly the worst way to find work you love doing. A university is a business.
They don’t care about what you love. They just want to charge you a six-figure price tag so they can invest your money in the stock market and build new buildings with whisper-quiet air con. …