Ideas I'm excited about: - Vertical labor mktplace that focus on quality & high $ - Knowledge sharing for companies (e.g. forum to replace internal email) - Group homeschooling - Personal CRM - Candidate personality quizzes - Marketplace for data / algos - Cloud kitchens
- Early childhood edu - Vocational edu - RTR for men / streetwear - ITAs (Income talent agreements) - Non-alcoholic wine - Marketplace for trusted, quality babysitters - Spotify for non-label artists - Celebrity/influencer DTC - Co-owning vaca homes
Always, ALWAYS say yes to the friend from out-of-town who asks you to lunch at the last minute. Cancel whatever dumb meeting you had and just do it. Years from now, you'll remember the lunch and have no idea what the meeting you cancelled was about.
Types of intelligence: 1. Deep memory (remember everything) 2. Clarity of thought / logic (crisp logical chain) 3. Creativity (coming up with range of ideas) 4. Synthesis (combining ideas) 5. Intuition / Pattern matching (sparse data -> insights)
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