172. How Netflix and Amazon Pleasure You through Data-Driven Algorithms

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116. How To Start A Startup: 10 Proclamations To Win New Clients Without Pitching

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Address issues of money early. Those who don’t talk about money, don’t make it.

In every culture in the world it’s considered impolite to talk about money in a personal context.

In every culture in the world it’s considered a sign of poor business acumen if you cannot have a money conversation.

Build expertise rapidly. Continuously learning is mandatory.

The generalists life is an easy life because when you’re a generalist designer you’re willing to do all kinds of different work for all kinds of different clients and you’re essentially taking clients based on your own personal interest- your need to solve a problem that you haven’t previously solved.