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Lessons Learned from Heavy Startups

Over the past few years I’ve invested in a number of lean startups and a few heavy startups. As it sounds, a heavy startup is nearly the opposite of a… 269 more words


5 Whys 'Japanese Problem Solving*

Japanese Problem Solving Trick

“The 5 Whys”

A really powerful technique for problem solving and building an adaptive culture. The technique was invented by Sakichi Toyoda (Toyota founder) in early 1900′s…Silicon Valley has now discovered the power of 5 Whys.

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Poll: Nearly one in four in America would favor secession

Grey Tribe becomes a de facto political majority + Support for secession becomes a de facto majority=We Win!!

This is the most up to date data on secessionist sympathy I can find, and it looks like secessionist sympathy is up by a few percentage point. 391 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies

The Rise of the Grey Tribe

Right now, the most important thing that anarchists, libertarians, anti-state radicals, decentralists, anti-authoritarians, paleos, communitarians, and allied others can be doing is growing the Grey Tribe as a third force in U.S. 1,354 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Strategies for the War on Sin

Life is filled with temptations. These temptations can be small and they can be substantial. Temptation that you experience may be a real trial for you, but for others it may be merely trivial, and vice versa. 3,093 more words

Spiritual Growth

Game theory and the principle of convergence

Game theory in practice  (The Economist)

“Mr Bueno de Mesquita’s “game” is a computer model he developed that uses a branch of mathematics called game theory, which is often used by economists, to work out how events will unfold as people and organisations act in what they perceive to be their best interests. 210 more words