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10 observations: leaving your job to go create something awesome


Give enough time for the fog of change, worry, and responsibility to clear and ask yourself: “Would I rather go back to my old job, and tell my team to pack up and do the same”? If you even get to the end of that sentence, go back to your old job. I don’t get anywhere close and doubt you will either.




Betteridge’s Law of Headlines

From Wikipedia:

This story is a great demonstration of my maxim that any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word “no”. The reason why journalists use that style of headline is that they know the story is probably bollocks, and don’t actually have the sources and facts to back it up, but still want to run it.

Extraordinary people – Daniel Tammet

Tammet was born and raised in East London, England, the eldest of nine children. He suffered epileptic seizures as a young child, which he subsequently outgrew following medical treatment. At age twenty-five, he would eventually be diagnosed with Asperger syndrome by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of the Autism (Spectrum) Research Centre at Cambridge University[5]. Tammet is one of fewer than a hundred “prodigious savants” according to Dr. Darold Treffert, the world’s leading researcher in the study of savant syndrome