Editing sometimes focuses too much on the mistakes and weakness. I want to cross out everything I don't like and reanalyze every word that doesn't work quite right. But editing works better if I remember to look at what I'm doing well and build on that instead. The same often goes for life and relationships:… Continue reading Some Thoughts
The Government Organization How did we put a man on the moon? We created a government organization that employed extremely talented people that worked together in teams solving small problem after small problem until they figured out how to do it. The Open-Source Crowd How did we get a general, somewhat reliable source of information… Continue reading 17. What are good ways to solve the world’s problems?
Honesty can solve a whole lot of problems. I always thought I was a very honest person: I never told lies or cheated or tried to steal anything, so I was good. But here's the thing: I still very much care what other people think about me, and sometimes dishonesty creeps in as I fail… Continue reading Honesty: How to Fix Your Life