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My favorite books of 2019

In past years, my book goal has been volume: read lots and lots of books as fast as I can. This year, I wanted to try something a bit different. I started off 2019 with a goal of reading big, long books — the types of books I normally give up on because they take […]

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You are enough

The river is famous to the fish. The loud voice is famous to silence,   which knew it would inherit the earth   before anybody said so.    The cat sleeping on the fence is famous to the birds   watching him from the birdhouse.    The tear is famous, briefly, to the cheek.    The idea you carry close to your bosom   is famous […]

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The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, “I was wrong.”

— Sydney J. Harris

Startup ≠ life

This week I had a friend in trouble. Everything’s going to work out okay (thanks for asking). They’re going through some things, and I had the privilege of walking through some of the messiness with them, together. And in doing so, I realized — or, I remembered — that a full and real life is […]

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Building a growth engine

Every three months, I do a recap of where my marketing team — the Buffer marketing team — is at and where we’re headed for the next three months. This time, for the first time, I put my quarterly recap into podcast form. You can listen below and subscribe to the podcast to get future […]

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