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Jan 30 18 tweets 4 min read
I read Steve Jobs’s biography 10 times in the last 10 years.

Here’s what I learned about startups, product, design, marketing, creativity, web3, career, life, and whatnot…

🔥🧵👇 1. The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Conventional wisdom: Give the customers what they want.

Jobs: “People don’t know what they want…your job is to figure out what they’re going to want before they do.”
Jan 9 7 tweets 2 min read
5 valuable mental models

1. Bill Gates’s Law
2. Parkinson’s Law
3. The Paradox of Choice
4. Hanlon's Razor
5. Leverage

On startups, investing, web3, marketing, career, life and whatnot.

Here's a quick guide/refresher: Bill Gates’s Law.

We overestimate what we can do in a year and underestimate what we can do in ten years.

It's the classic instant gratification versus long term mindset.

A 10 year timeline will set you up for greatness.
Dec 28, 2021 71 tweets 12 min read
I read two-and-a-half decades worth of Jeff Bezos’s Amazon shareholder letters.

It’s like a mini MBA.

Here I’ve pulled out a free guide for startups, investing, marketing, and “web3”🧵

(It’s a thread, not an ebook) Image First, why the focus on web3?

It’s the mid 90’s. A 30-year-old Jeff Bezos is trying to raise money for Amazon. And investors are wondering,

“What’s this internet thing?”

Fast forward, the year is 2022, and folks today are wondering,

“What’s web3?”
Jun 15, 2021 7 tweets 2 min read
Five common logical fallacies

1. False dilemma
2. Circular reasoning
3. Tu quoque
4. Ad hominem
5. Sunk cost

Recognizing them is a competitive advantage. Here's a short guide: False dilemma:

An argument where only two choices are presented yet more exist.

Example:

Would you rather hate your job for the rest of your life or follow your passion?
Jun 6, 2021 7 tweets 2 min read
Five valuable mental models

1. Gates' Law
2. Parkinson’s Law
3. The Paradox of Choice
4. Hanlon's Razor
5. Leverage

On startups, business, finance, investing, career, life and whatnot.

Here's a quick guide/refresher: @BillGates' Law.

We overestimate what we can do in a year and underestimate what we can do in ten years.

It's the classic instant gratification versus long term mindset.

A ten year timeline will set you free.
Apr 11, 2021 33 tweets 6 min read
I've read all of Jeff Bezos's 23 years of Amazon shareholder letters twice now.

It's an MBA of its own.

Here's what I learned about startups, entrepreneurship, investing and more: Your customers are loyal to you right up until the second that someone else offers them a better service.