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You're not talented and why it doesn't matter.

I have some great news! It turns out, you’re not talented. Why’s that great? Because, it doesn’t matter.

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I’m almost finished reading Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin and it’s helped broaden my perspective regarding talent, success, exceptional achievement, and the myth of talent.

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The 3 Zones Everyone Should Know About

We’ve all heard of the comfort zone, but did you know there’s 2 other zones?

Knowing the 3 zones can help your productivity and ensure that you avoid staying stagnant by being in the learning zone.

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Immersive Labs Interactive Developer Position


Immersive Labs (a Techstars HCI company) is looking for a broad-based developer with a focus on NUI technologies/experiences to join them at the renowned seed accelerator program in NYC.

Immersive Labs builds software that allows any existing digital sign to display targeted, interactive, and measured ads using only a web camera. Their solution allows any hospitality, retail mall, airport, brand, creative agency, or ad network to create interactive content in a way that is easy to build, display, and measure. They create engaging experiences through face detection, artificial intelligence, motion tracking and mobile technology.

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On Inspiration

Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.”

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On growth and success

A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she are willing to have.”

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On Getting Better

If you donʼt look at things from a realistic point of view and admit that things are not as good as they can be, they wonʼt get better.”

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t
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On Being Yourself

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

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On Hiring Decisions

The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you’ve made a hiring mistake. The best people don’t need to be managed. Guided, taught, led – yes. But not tightly managed.”

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t
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On Being Simple

You can’t sell complicated to someone who came to you to buy simple.”

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On being Accurate

It ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us into trouble. It’s the things we know that just ain’t so.”