These might be the most important qualities for doing anything. Talent In every interview I’m asked what’s the most important quality a novelist has to… Read More »Haruki Murakami on Writing: Talent. Focus. Endurance.
Yesterday’s post lead me to this piece from Ben Horowitz about the idea of task relevant maturity, an idea he lifted from Andy Grove: Everyone… Read More »Ben Horowitz on task-relevant maturity and micromanagement
Marc Andreessen is super smart, bracingly abrasive, and almost always worth listening to. This is a summary of a post from 2007, revived (embalmed?) on… Read More »Resource: Marc Andreessen on talent and hiring
Basically the best things in your life will come from the people that you hang out with, and I mean the people that you love,… Read More »Eric Schmidt on who you work with and the best things in your life
Chris Anderson: If you could pick one thing, Tyler, that gives you hope for the future, how would you encapsulate that? Tyler Cowen: There is… Read More »Tyler Cowen on Talent (4): the global talent pool is reason for optimism
Gregory Washington: When I interview people, when I look for people who are going to be part of a team that I’m managing or leading,… Read More »Tyler Cowen on Talent (3): The Eye of the Tiger (with Gregory Washington)
Tyler Cowen: Don’t obsess over the person being too much like you, that’s a most common mistake almost all interviewers make. People appreciate those like… Read More »Tyler Cowen on Talent (2): Prejudice, diversity and the most common mistake we make
Gregory Washington: How can society get better at finding talent and why is it so difficult? Tyler Cowen: I think it’s so difficult because it’s… Read More »Tyler Cowen on Talent (1): Talent Spotting as Art, and Overrated / Underrated