This was worth all the hype. Hooked.
How to take a compliment?
Paraphrased from George Saunders on the Longform Podcast (at 12:14), in two steps:
1) Thanks for saying that, it means a lot to me.
2) I don’t know if that’s true, but I’m really going to try to make it true.
A better Uber
Uber has a massive problem at hand i.e. harrassment. But the way they handled the transportation authorities around the world is not a bug but a feature.
“Happiness is not positive or negative. It’s the absence of both.”—Naval Ravikant
Naval is good. Not because he founded Angel List which I love. But because his way of living is so unique and inspiring. Listen to first 40 mins of this podcast to learn how to cultivate happiness in your life.
Management for Startups
Is management a necessary subject for startup CEOs? Yes. Not because they have to do more of it but because they have to do less of it. Reed Hastings sums it up brilliantly in first couple of mins of this podcast.
On a side note, listening to Marc Andresseen at 2x speed and not missing a beat is a sign that you are becoming good at consuming audio content.