Do You Want New Topics or New People Everyday?

There’s this tradeoff between interacting with lots of new people everyday and interacting with lots of new ideas everyday. Except operations people; they see the same problems, and same people. Every day.

Update: Added Operations, which adds humor and truth, thanks to my Wharton colleague Brandon Mah.

 

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Hat tip to Brandon Mah who clued me into the Operations function and their placement.

About Project Graph: At Wharton we’re taught that everything can be graphed. This is my attempt to graph my goings-on.

Equity In A Startup

A factor of 10 is useful in predicting what percentage of a company you should allocate to new hires (if you’re the hiring manager), and what percentage you should receive in a fair negotiation (if you’re the recruit).

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About Project Graph: At Wharton we’re taught that everything can be graphed. This is my attempt to graph my goings-on.

The Commute Paradox

In a paper entitled Stress that Doesn’t Pay, Swiss economists Bruno Frey and Alois Stutzer wrote that a bad commute reduces happiness regardless of how long we’re exposed to it. Even the loss of a limb or winning the lottery doesn’t create a permanent and sizable shift in happiness, but a bad commute does. They call this the “commute paradox”.

 

happiness after an event

 

About Project Graph: At Wharton we’re taught that everything can be graphed. This is my attempt to graph my goings-on.