Dont Follow Your Passion, Follow Your Effort

I hear it all the time from people. “I’m passionate about it.” “I’m not going to quit, It’s my passion”. Or I hear it as advice to students and others “Follow your passion”. What a bunch of BS.  “Follow Your Passion” is easily the worst advice you could ever give or get. Why ? Because…

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I Hope Yahoo Crushes Facebook in its Patent Suit

Anyone who reads this blog knows how much I hate patent laws. I think 99pct of the time they are anti-competitive, corruptive,  impede creativity and innovation and can kill small businesses. I think the ratio of patent law doing a good job protecting company IP vs it being used purely to negatively impact competitors or…

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Am I a Homophobe ?

I certainly try not to be. I think at some level every single one of us is prejudiced.  There are things we all innately fear or are uncomfortable with.  I don’t know if its nature or nurture, but I don’t believe any of us on this earth is so pure that we absolutely accept everyone as…

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