February 2018

Quick review: Bench.co

I'm not super organized. That's a weakness. Especially when running a business. But I try to compensate. I like paying experts to do things for me—things I'm not good at—so I don't have to worry about those things. Mostly, I do it so I can focus on what I'm good at. Focus on what brings […]

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An odd sort of risk aversion

We’re so risk averse. I’d bet today’s Americans are more risk-averse than any previous generation. But it manifests oddly. So oddly. Young Americans engage in personal behavior that is riddled with risk. Sexually, financially, professionally. Multiple sexual partners, often in rapid succession. Borrowing more than we can earn in 10 years to get degrees in […]

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Rules for writing well

What follows isn’t mine. It’s rules and guidelines from a random website I stumbled across. Everything you write should be easy to understand. Clarity of writing usually follows clarity of thought. Take time to think about what you’re going to say, then say it as simply as possible. Keep these rules in mind whenever you’re […]

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