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What does cryptocurrency mean for you and me?

It's December 2017, and I’m was sitting at a fundraiser event, where my wife and I are profoundly out of place. At our table, we have millionaires, bankers, and classically trained artists from around the world. We’re not any of those things. We are a few nobodies in our twenties, the same ages as the catering staff pouring our drinks.

You get the picture and the topic of discussion that night. Cryptocurrency, freaking cryptocurrency.

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The Economy of the Internet

If someone were to take a formal study of the internet and think about all the transactions and information flowing across the globe in a matter of seconds. It would become clearer we are not only living in the information age but in the age of the software.

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The Terrible Fire of Notre Dame

Today, there was news of a fire at Notre Dame. This is a terrible tragedy to me that, history is lost, burnt by the flames. My wife and I visited a couple years ago and we slept only a stone's throw away, and awoke to the sound of the bells.

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Working with detail oriented clients.

Over the past week, I’ve gotten the opportunity to work on one of the top brands in the world. While I know every client is different, this one is the detailed I've dealt with to date. The majority of clients I deal with tend to prefer speed over detail. So to me, this situation is unique and has allowed for what I think, is the best work done to date.

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You’re not in the software business.

I recently had a client ask for some advice. They had pre-existing software which will soon be deprecated. They were looking to potentially build new software which could handle their needs and possibly turn into a product. The ask was simple.

How much would it cost to build this?

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How to be the most useful at work?

How to be the most useful at work?

To be useful, I believe we can do this by spending time thinking in a systematic way. That means thinking at the organizational level and not as an employee or role-based level. Anytime you are not actively working on a task, spend time thinking, reading, and exploring ideas for how to improve the organization.

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