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best of tumblr generator:

Apparently these are my top 12 posts of 2014. Yeah, that seems about right. Enjoy!

My BEST posts of 2014

December ♥ 180990
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November ♥ 24179
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September ♥ 10053
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August ♥ 127006
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July ♥ 97843
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June ♥ 56483
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April ♥ 25159
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March ♥ 2450
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February ♥ 58886
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egor83
1445 days ago
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best of Noob The Loser, 2014
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Meta-Analysis

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Life goal #29 is to get enough of them rejected that I can publish a comparative analysis of the rejection letters.
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egor83
1491 days ago
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It's metas all the way down.
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rgsunico
1486 days ago
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This is so...meta.
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satadru
1491 days ago
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Brstrk
1491 days ago
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lists_of_lists Wikipedia does have a sense of humor.
aaronwe
1488 days ago
That's spectacular.
wire_weaver
1488 days ago
Awesome recursion
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1491 days ago
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mvoelske
1491 days ago
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Title: " Life goal #29 is to get enough of them rejected that I can publish a comparative analysis of the rejection letters."

Flags and mascots

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They are tribal symbols. They're a beacon, a way we know where to assemble and where to hang out.

But they are not us. They are not real. Just symbols.

Don't win the game for the wolverine, don't root for one side because of the orange stripes on their flag. That's obvious. But sometimes, a human being is a stand-in for a mascot, and when he misbehaves or disappoints, we confuse his role with what we stand for. We defend him as if we're defending ourselves, because he's a symbol.

Symbols don't do anything. People do. We do.

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Avoiding magical thinking

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There's a relationship that's easy to imagine but actually incorrect: We often come to the conclusion that in order to make something magical, we'll need magical events to occur to get there.

Building a startup is hard. Publishing a great book successfully is quite difficult. Launching a non-profit that matters is a Herculean task. I hope you will do all three, and more, often.

But while your intent is pure and your goal is to create magic, the most common mistake is to believe that the marketplace will agree with your good intent and support you. More specifically, that media intermediaries will clearly, loudly and accurately tell your story, that this story will be heard by an eager and interested public and that the public will take action (three strikes).

Or, more tempting, that ten people will tell ten people to the eighth power, leading to truly exponential growth (some day). Because right now, you've told ten people and they have told no one.

Or, possibly, that you will call on businesses and offer them a solution so powerful that they will pay you at that very first meeting, generating enough cash flow that you will be able to immediately hire more (and better) salespeople to grow your organization exponentially.

All great organizations make change. Change is hard. Change takes time. In markets that matter (meaning not gossip, not snark, not spectator sports), people rarely tell dozens of other people about what they've discovered. And action is taken, sometimes, but not as much as you deserve.

No, you'll need to work hard to create something magical, and a big part of that hard work is relentlessly eliminating all magical thinking from your projections and your expectations of how the market will react.

Only count on things that have happened before, a funnel you can buy and time you can afford to invest. Anything more than that is a nice bonus.

[HT, worth reading: Aaron]

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egor83
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digitalhumor
1517 days ago
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This.
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Make two lists

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One list highlights the lucky breaks, the advantages, the good feedback, your trusted network. It talks about the accident of being born in the right time and the right place, your health, your freedom. It features your education, your connection to the marketplace and just about every nice thing someone has said about you in the last week or month.

The other list is the flipside. It contains the obstacles you've got to deal with regularly, the defects in your family situation, the criticisms your work has received lately. It is a list of people who have better luck than you and moments you've been shafted and misunderstood.

The thing is, at every juncture, during every crisis, in every moment of doubt, you have a choice. You will pull out one (virtual) list or the other. You'll read and reread it, and rely on it to decide how to proceed.

Up to you.

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Цитата #430466

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ххх: А в Москве через дорогу стоят институт микробиологии и институт ядерных исследований. Теперь я знаю где начнется зомби-апокалипсис
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egor83
1527 days ago
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ДА, СМЕРТЬ!
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