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“people you look up to, your role models, embraced the fact they didn’t know jack shit, and they did it, anyway.”
This who the hell said this?!?! It’s amazing!
 
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This who the hell said this?!?! It’s amazing!
A blogger named Douglas Vigliotti. I was reading a/n (very long, but good) article of his!!
 

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Anyone else notice that the search results on DuckDuckGo have gotten worse and worse this year? I haven't used Google regularly in 3+ years and I find myself having to go back to Google for a lot of searches, obviously searches unrelated to anything remotely political.
 

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Anyone else notice that the search results on DuckDuckGo have gotten worse and worse this year? I haven't used Google regularly in 3+ years and I find myself having to go back to Google for a lot of searches, obviously searches unrelated to anything remotely political.
When I started hearing DuckDuckGo ads on the radio I knew it was all over.
 
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When I started hearing DuckDuckGo ads on the radio I knew it was all over.
Looks like the company is still private, but got $100m in new investment about 6 months ago, with some of the early employees getting bought out:

The founder has spoken before Congress about breaking up Google. Looks like he is setting up the company to go public.

It is already worth close to $1B. He will be a billionaire soon enough. Not surprising that the search results are "changing" - they've got to increase revenue and make the company more attractive to Wall Street for the IPO.
 

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Self improvement is masturbation.

This quote from fight club has changed my mindset. The whole movie was like watching “UNSCRIPTED ” unfold on the screen. Can’t help but draw parallels between the movie and MJ’s book.
 

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Anyone else notice that the search results on DuckDuckGo have gotten worse and worse this year? I haven't used Google regularly in 3+ years and I find myself having to go back to Google for a lot of searches, obviously searches unrelated to anything remotely political.
I use you.com

It's a different browsing experience. It pulls results from Bing I think.
 
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Anyone else notice that the search results on DuckDuckGo have gotten worse and worse this year? I haven't used Google regularly in 3+ years and I find myself having to go back to Google for a lot of searches, obviously searches unrelated to anything remotely political.
Yes, begrudgingly I've gone back to Goolag for some searches. DuckDuckGo has definitely taken a nose dive.

I use you.com

It's a different browsing experience. It pulls results from Bing I think.
Thanks I'll check it out.

The only other search engine that I'd consider that comes to mind is startpage.com
Anyone else have some recommendations?
 

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"You want to know what your purpose is. I can’t tell you. I can tell you that, whatever it is, you’ll have to work for it. Your purpose will not be found; it will be forged. What people experience as revelation is often a result of their resolve." (Eric Greitens, Resilience)
 

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Just learned what ADRs are in the stock market... lots of foreign companies with closed books may just be smoke and mirrors. Could be the next CDO / big short.
 
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"You want to know what your purpose is. I can’t tell you. I can tell you that, whatever it is, you’ll have to work for it. Your purpose will not be found; it will be forged. What people experience as revelation is often a result of their resolve." (Eric Greitens, Resilience)

Can't you just give me the exact steps? And if any step is too hard, can you mentor (show and then do it for) me? ;)
 

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i would like to rant about one thing, as an older FLer, i am trying to immerse myself with the younger crowd to figure out more opportunities, but i dont understand this discord, reddit crap, i mean jesus fing christ how do the youngsters do all that typing and sorting and bsing on all these social media sites from their phone!?!?! good lawd, no wonder why the soceity is going to €hit.. Much respect to the others that know how to navigate that or pay someone competent and crazy enough to keep up with all that noise!
 
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i would like to rant about one thing, as an older FLer, i am trying to immerse myself with the younger crowd to figure out more opportunities, but i dont understand this discord, reddit crap, i mean jesus fing christ how do the youngsters do all that typing and sorting and bsing on all these social media sites from their phone!?!?! good lawd, no wonder why the soceity is going to €hit.. Much respect to the others that know how to navigate that or pay someone competent and crazy enough to keep up with all that noise!
Im older guy and need to leverage social media for my business and I just picked a few to focus on, it gets easier, but yah I'd love to elimanate out of my life if could and will phase out my own use over time and pass to others.
 

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Im older guy and need to leverage social media for my business and I just picked a few to focus on, it gets easier, but yah I'd love to elimanate out of my life if could and will phase out my own use over time and pass to others.
I don’t feel old, yet it’s crazy how much stuff there is to “keep up” with. So I guess I’m old now, it’s official. I don’t know discord. I don’t know 90%+ of what people do on the Internet. I don’t use FB or Reddit. I assume they are still big things.

And with all that I created a folder on my iPhone for all the messenger apps. It’s full of all kinds of apps. Different people text me with different apps. I can’t keep up.

And seriously, I’m not even “old” yet, just outdated. :(
 

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I don’t feel old, yet it’s crazy how much stuff there is to “keep up” with. So I guess I’m old now, it’s official. I don’t know discord. I don’t know 90%+ of what people do on the Internet. I don’t use FB or Reddit. I assume they are still big things.

And with all that I created a folder on my iPhone for all the messenger apps. It’s full of all kinds of apps. Different people text me with different apps. I can’t keep up.

And seriously, I’m not even “old” yet, just outdated. :(
Guess I peg myself as old as the game I'm in is a very young crowd, but not an official senior yet.

I keep to Instagram and FB which I loathe both but needed. I get Reddit and do well with it but use it lightly. Discord I've dabbled in but less now. Niche social media are popping up but just find it not worth it now but maybe later.

Good idea on the folder, I pass on all others thrown my way but like to know what is out there.
 
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I don’t use FB or Reddit.
this is the kicker. I know facebook heck i remember when that first came out it was targeted just for college students right LOL, but this reddit is a whole nother ballgame... You cant even post or get info without timeouts and Karma!! wtf is going on there mate! lol
 

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on a more serious note, i have just learnt this but it is becoming a huge issue of importance here in western europe is the proper use whilst targeting the younger demographic-crowds of pronouns. I am not trying to sound like a "boomer" the term these scandinavian lads call me, (ugh) but apparantly while forming my copy, this has to be duly noted. Hope this helps any of yall that are catering to the younger audiences.
 

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MJ I don't like change stop updating the forum! (I'll forgot about it in a day)

Anywho, medicine is a political tool, and that has been the case for a while.

Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason: Michel Foucault: 8601401171874: Amazon.com: Books


oh yeah - nepotism gets a bad wrap, but the reality is that there is nothing more important than people you can trust, even if they're just barely competent enough to do the job. You want to surround yourself with people who have your back.

Hold on to people you can trust, and if they're bright on top of being trustworthy, then nail their feet to the ground so that they can never leave.
 
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oh yeah - nepotism gets a bad wrap, but the reality is that there is nothing more important than people you can trust, even if they're just barely competent enough to do the job. You want to surround yourself with people who have your back.

Hold on to people you can trust, and if they're bright on top of being trustworthy, then nail their feet to the ground so that they can never leave.
there is a reason why the largest franchises in the world focus on small owner-operators, particularly those who work together as a family. It’s because they put in superior effort and produce great results compared to those who go it alone.

Even Buffett follows this, often buying out closely held companies and keeping people on who were part of the original family if possible.

It is rare to find someone you can trust to share the same goals and incentivizes as you.
 

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on a more serious note, i have just learnt this but it is becoming a huge issue of importance here in western europe is the proper use whilst targeting the younger demographic-crowds of pronouns. I am not trying to sound like a "boomer" the term these scandinavian lads call me, (ugh) but apparantly while forming my copy, this has to be duly noted. Hope this helps any of yall that are catering to the younger audiences.
Use they for everyone. Even if you're referring to a single person.

You're welcome.
 

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oh yeah - nepotism gets a bad wrap, but the reality is that there is nothing more important than people you can trust, even if they're just barely competent enough to do the job. You want to surround yourself with people who have your back.

Hold on to people you can trust, and if they're bright on top of being trustworthy, then nail their feet to the ground so that they can never leave.
Same reason kings and tyrants have been using loyal people as counselors, not competent ones.

The best people for the job are very likely to oppose you or plot against you. They diminish your power. But you want it to go unchecked. So you surround yourself with the loyal ones. The droolers who will blindly execute your commands without questions.
 
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