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Brian Crain

Blank Slate

As a CEO, I have some weaknesses and some strengths. I'm not great at execution and doing operational work. When Chorus One was a smaller company, there was often nobody else to do that kind of work. As a result, I was, in my assessment,...

As if

Yesterday, I wrote: I care a lot about how I am perceived by others. I pretend to myself that I don't care much. And I want others to think that I don't care much.I have been thinking more about this. I can imagine what...

Mirror

I care a lot about how I am perceived by others. I pretend to myself that I don't care much. And I want others to think that I don't care much....

Focus and Persistence

For us at Chorus One, the biggest challenge in building the company has been to focus. Most of the time, we have been doing many things. Exploring ideas. Launching new initiatives. There are many reasons for this: We hire many smart people. They are creative...

Reading Books Sequentially

Naval Ravikant is well known for his often insightful and unorthodox advice. One such recommendation is about how to read. He says that you shouldn't read books to completion, but just pick up whatever interests you and be fine with reading many books at the...