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Not Sorry

A while back my friend Nick Gray sent out a link to this cartoon. It's fantastic. Click on it now.

Here's one:

If you want to say "Thank you for your patience", don't say "Sorry I'm always late".

I've really taken this to heart. I rarely say sorry anymore.

Apologizing always felt weird to me. My dad would sometimes make me do it. Would make me apologize to my brother, for example. I never quite understood it. How does the apology make things better? I did what I did in the moment because it...

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Matt Daemon on auditions

I love these glimpses where you realize that someone wildly successful and famous like Matt Daemon is just like the rest of us. He had to go through tons of rejections and learn things for himself before he got to where he is.

I particularly love the part where he talks about going to auditions early in his career, and always feeling like the people on the other side of the table were his adversaries.

Only when he was part of auditioning for Good Will Hunting did he realize it's the other...

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Dreams do come true

A little over ten years ago, around 2006 or so, I was working with my co-founder Christina Wodtke on a product startup centered around PublicSquare, a collaborative publishing platform, a product, business, and relationship that didn't go anywhere. At the time I was on a Tony Robbins binge. I was reading his books, listening to his audio programs, and implementing his advice. Fun fact: I've actually never been to any of his live events.

One thing that really resonated with me, and has stayed...

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