In his most recent book, Peter Thiel talks about secrets. Secrets in the sense of truths that have not yet been discovered that will help the human condition. These are secrets that, once discovered, will give a lucky researcher or entrepreneur the ability to capitalize on their secret.
Consider the recent surge of startup companies taking the world by force. It seems that in our modern, hyperconnected, exponential innovation culture, everyone is trying to do some sort of startup. But let’s face it, how many entrepreneurs are in it simply because of the glamor that is associated with having a successful startup? With individuals such as Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerburg starting highly lucrative startup companies in the past couple of years, it’s not too much of a surprise that everyone seems to want to do the same.
I’ve been on the internet as long as I can remember.
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
LAHacks was both a terrible and amazing experience.
When things are the same year after year, being successful means sticking to a very rigid way of working in order to systematically achieve your goals.