An Entrepreneurial Superpower

One of my entrepreneurial superpowers is asking questions at scale. Before I started Ancestry I went to libraries and conferences and asked questions. I learned why and how people do genealogy, best books and tools, etc. When we had 1M monthly users I ran surveys to learn more about them. I learned our visitors spent $528 per year on genealogy. They bought more than 20 things including family tree software and data CD ROMs. Multiplied...
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The World’s Most Interesting Man

Forget the beer commercials. Ray Dalio is definitely the world’s most interesting man. On the one hand, he wrote an amazing book “Principles” to help other humans discover the principles that will help them be successful at work and in life. It describes his life journey and the principles he learned from making painful mistakes. It’s incredible. Some of Ray’s best principles are truths others great thinkers (Peter Drucker, Don Clifton) previously described. For example:...
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