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On taking failure personally

…the idea that a person could be ‘a failure’ had sprung directly from the growth of entrepreneurial capitalism … One crucial development … was the emergence of credit rating agencies, whose role was to sit in judgment upon individuals seeking loans from banks, helping the banks determine the risk they would be taking by making [...]

2/03/13 / Dance

The doctor understood life from so many vistas that he could move easily over and under and around a given situation. Junior, however, had the gift and talent of narrow determination. Only the narrow could be truly brave. -Matthew Pearl’s The Dante Club, pg. 115

On keeping records

I have been wondering since an early age why so much time is spent on making and curating records (of pretty much everything you can think of, both public and private). But I’m learning through living that record-keeping is truly invaluable, because not only does it serve to remind you of facts and thoughts, it [...]

The work week

Day of week Thought of day Monday It’s Monday, it’ll be over soon. Tuesday It’s not Monday anymore! Wednesday Half the week will be over today! Thursday It’s Friday tomorrow! Friday It’s Friday! It’ll be Monday again soon.

12/29/11 / Ping

When does [fill in character trait, e.g., pride] stop defining who you are and instead gets in the way of becoming who you are?

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