ANTIFRAGILE by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

This is my summary of Antifragile. Underlines are notes from me. The rest of the text is quoted from the book. It consists entirely of passages I underlined while reading the book. Prologue “Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure, risk, andContinue reading “ANTIFRAGILE by Nassim Nicholas Taleb”

The Constant Internal Battle…Love or Success?

This is me right now. A daily internal conflict. Inside there are forces “constantly at war with one another…external success and internal value”. I know that the most important things are friendship, family, forgiveness, warmth, solidarity, selflessness, love. I recall a time when these qualities primarily occupied my mind and how, as a result, theyContinue reading “The Constant Internal Battle…Love or Success?”

Last Year’s Letter

I hold it in my hands, feeling it, weighing it, thumbing the seal. The light blue, greeting card-sized envelope bears no stamp and no return address, only “Adrian Dahlin, 22 Keefe Avenue, Holyoke, MA 01040”. I lived there last year, with my family. I’ve had the envelope for ten days And haven’t figured out howContinue reading “Last Year’s Letter”

The Value of Imperfect Writing

Everyone says you need to blog regularly to get any kind of following. Business websites with blogs get somewhere between 50 and 90% more traffic when they publish a blog regularly (hosted at their own domain). As an emerging entrepreneur in the web-based business world, I can ignore this data no longer. I need toContinue reading “The Value of Imperfect Writing”

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