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It’s what brings vitality and engagement in our lives. It’s important to have routines and some normalized behavior. Adventure is what brings out the best in us.

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Given Facebook's viral coefficient of 7, where for every one user joining Facebook there will be 7 more who join as well, Facebook is a great example of a viral growth of a diseases, and shows that in order to stop a virus, you have to stop it early enough.

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Peace of mind is found in the work you are doing and not anywhere else. Intense work is rest because it’s the act of serving a larger cause. Yoga happens in the reflection upon the reality, not the question of, what am I going to get out of this? When you study and reflect, you’ll never be more enlightened because the work is the key.

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Different alcohol proofs are used as sterilization methods on skin. Doctors can give people normal alcohol to stop metabolizing bad alcohol, which prevents bad toxics. Also, as a last resort, one doctor had someone go on a small beer to cure a patient.

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Only 2.7% of venture capital funding is allocated to female-founded businesses. He believes this must be remedied. Jonathan is trying to highlight a disparity and encourage others to lean in.

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Written by Amy Hoy in 24 hours, Just Fucking Ship is about 21 principles for people to get their creative ideas out of their head and into the real world.

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Some of the greatest entrepreneurs in history have never ran a business before, but they were passionate about their products and figured out the rest. In science, Lux is looking for brilliant people who also have an ego to feed, someone who knows what they are doing in science, and also want to be rich.

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It is one of the core books of Hinduism. The text is about 2500 years old. It is discusses everything from the varying states of consciousness to how to be successful in the world.

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Terence shares the exact moment in which he realized Ross & Zane would shut down. He also explains the issues behind the startup.

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Amazon Yesterday Shipping is a new product that you can order tomorrow to get delivered to your door yesterday.

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She is a long time acquaintance of Bill Nye. He states that Dr. Berlin is among the world’s foremost authorities on the physiology of the brain and the nature of consciousness.

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Flexport goes after their competitor's clients and shows their value proposition - they can deliver visibility and control over their freight, at the same price point as their legacy providers.

At some point, it makes no sense for those clients not to convert over to Flexport.

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Definitely. Flexibility is paramount. You can take a day off when you need to, or go home when you want to. Even though you get financial ups and downs, it also forces you to take control of your destiny.

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Be concise. Get straight to the point, while making sure you cover all the important points, while also maintaining partner's interest.

Convey your “3 things”, the points that you want partners to remember about your company. Even if the conversation sways in other directions, it is your job to find a way to bring those key points back into the discussion.

Don't be defensive, and don't use jargon. Make it easy to understand you, and show that you can take and evaluate criticism. Have a lead speaker, but also enable the rest of the team to answer some of the questions.

Lastly, be confident. Remember that you’re the expert in your business. You know much more about the space than the partners interviewing you. Walk into the room knowing that you understand this subject better than anyone else.

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Do not be a jerk and make your counterparty feel bad about feeling differently. Be firm, but explain your reasoning.

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At the early days of Basecamp David had to do a lot, as he was the only technical person, all the technical issues therefore were his. As they grew, he was able to hire people to do this work for him, but in that transition more management type of work was created, which once again required his attention.

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Stoicism is this ancient Greek and Roman philosophy school that focuses a lot on our expectations and how the things that we think that are bad or good are often bad or good because we had expectations of how they should be. So if we can change the way we set expectations, we can change how we feel about the outcome, making ourselves happier in the process.

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Martin says that his morning routine includes meditation, journaling, and supplements that are based on his blood work. He encourages everyone to have a routine that works for them, and to start the day filled with gratitude or calmness because it has made his day more productive.

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It is convenient, especially in a child's first years, to have quick accessibility to help with different situations that arise.

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Kevin often finds himself switching in between brewing his own coffee and tea in the morning. Because of how fasting can decrease your chance of cancer and have other health benefits, Kevin has taken up the health trend of intermittent fasting, which involves not eating for 13 to 16 hours every day. Kevin also made an app to help thousands of others adopt the trend.

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Yes. For one of the spelling bee “octochamps,” Rohan Raja tries to zone in on the word, and he tries to clear everything from his mind to focus on the spelling of the word.

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In the case of One Month, they offer for free all the content which helps their users to find the right course.

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Bryce and his wife had a social contract that while working SF he would barely sleep, work, and not call home unless it was an emergency, but upon return, he would be fully present with the family. Bryce and his wife got married really young, so even though he had five kids, they were all pretty young and did not mind dad's travel.

This may sound strange to folks outside of the Bay, but Bryce says that in the Bay Area people work so much, that constantly working while there was basically the only way he even knew how to function.

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Venture Capital is a form of money where people give you something, and you don't have to give them anything back! ~@bryce

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You should ask a set of questions that tease out secrets, rather than the common questions. Rather, you want to come up with questions to “get hit by the lucky truck” as Maples says. You want to create strategic luck.

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The parent/child relationship is somewhat eroded because the child sees the parent as not completely trustworthy. Many parents do not know how to express emotions in a healthy way.