Dan Andrews

Why do So Many Entrepreneurs Take up Endurance Sports?

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This past weekend I packed up my bicycle and flew to Terracina, Italy. It's a beach town just over 100km (62 miles) outside of Rome. Here's what it looks like: Not bad! When I got there, I rode my bike around and drank all the coffee. But I wasn't there to see the sights (although, it's amazing

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A Mistake Most Interviewers Make

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Interviewing people is hard. But it is also incredibly rewarding when you get it right, or even nearly get it right! While listening to Zach Lowe's podcast last night, I noticed him make a small mistake that most questioners of all types make. Sometimes, this mistake is made intentionally for deceitful purposes (see if you

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Working in Email for Only 30 Minutes a Day

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I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity this year. In January, I started ramping up my working intensity to a level that it hasn't been at since we sold the business. I've also been taking a look at authors who are writing about productivity in 2017. I've noticed that, for me, the productivity landscape has changed. When we were building

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Stuck in a Rut

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I don’t remember how it started, probably with Taylor Pearson. In early 2016, we had been working on a long article (booklet?) for a month or so. 1,000s and 1,000s of words. It, like most of the writing and podcasting projects I was taking on, was turning into hard-drive filler. Half-finished stuff that would never get published

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