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Sfat profesional pentru un tanar de 20 de ani

Evit sa dau sfaturi deoarece consider ca sunt mult prea subiective si daca ceva a functionat pentru cineva, nu inseamna ca va functiona la fel pentru toata lumea. Astfel ca la intrebarea “ce sfat profesional ai da unui tanar de…

taleb

Nassim Taleb’s Program

In August I attended Nassim Taleb’s 2-week program on topics such as: Antifragility, Decision Making, Risk Taking, Black Swan, Skin in the Game, and many more. I’ve always been a big fan of his work because I believe he is…

Networking is overrated. Building relationships is what matters.

Networking is overrated. Building relationships is what matters.

One of the things that people who know me well would agree upon is that I have a very strong network. What I mean by a strong network is a group of people from diverse industries and roles (from entrepreneurs…

Stop tracking (and bragging about) the number of books you read

Stop tracking (and bragging about) the number of books you read

Reading is the foundation of learning therefore one of the best investments you can make with your time. Nevertheless, setting goals to read a certain number of books is a vanity metric. Don’t optimize for quantity, but for quality, and…

Letter to Aspire 2016

Letter to Aspire 2016

This is a message I wrote to the Aspire Academy 2016 participants, at the end of the program. While it’s a bit hard to understand its true meaning if you haven’t been at Aspire, I decided to post it here….

The meaning of life

The meaning of life

“Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle or the prize in a treasure hunt. Meaning is something you build into your life. You build it out of your own past, out of your affections…