Episode 36 - Writing on the Wind
Merlin Mann talks with Dan Benjamin about his dogged obsession with the flexibility of index cards-for propping up tables, giving very small cuts, and getting babies hygienically removed. Then, there is much talk of graphing your focal length against your time and attention.
Initially Released October 11, 2011
Runtime 1 hour 21 minutes
Episode Page Writing on the Wind
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If you want to be like Steve Jobs you shouldn't be trying to impress another person you should be working really hard to raise your own level of taste to where you are constantly trying to reach that level of what you believe is top notch.
Everything in life is a goddamn tradeoff and if you don't accept that, you're a child.
Leaving the burning building is more important that finishing your TPS report.
There's more to success than just being smart.
Moles, like those things are real.
You can run the world with OPML and text.
Sometimes the best thing that you can learn is that you're wrong.
I've been cutting my own hair for years. If you can call this hair.