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April 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments
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Ok, so he’s no Steve Jobs, but Charles Wheelan has some pretty good, if not flowery, advice to offer. He even manages to overlap with the sentiment of Mr. Jobs at one point:

Read obituaries. They are just like biographies, only shorter. They remind us that interesting, successful people rarely lead orderly, linear lives.

Hm. Maybe that Family Circus kid had it right all along:

At the very least, his head is in the right place when it comes to incentives.

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  • 1 BradyDale // May 1, 2012 at 10:30 am

    Hey, thanks for posting this. It fits right into a big life question I’ve really been dwelling on lately and pushes me to the “risk” side of the equation… and I need all the help on that that I can get.

    The risk is probably usually not quite so risky as we think.

    Unless you are talking about cliff diving. Then that’s pretty risky, but that’s not something I need to decide. I’m decided on that one.

  • 2 Punditus Maximus // May 8, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    Generally, if you’re on the fence, it’s time to go for it — unless you have kids. Then you gotta think.

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