What Kind of People Will Not Succeed in Life?

People who keep goats (read: scapegoats). Part of being human is the (frequent) occurrence of mistakes. To err is human, after all. Don’t transfer ownership of your mistakes to someone else; instead, own the messy stickiness out of it and welcome it for the invaluable lesson it will come to be. In the event that the…

Is a Philosophy Major Worth Getting?

Of course, I’m biased since a philosophy major at UC Berkeley, even though I didn’t know it at the time, was my path to product management. But here’s my rationale: Philosophy is a bridge between science and the humanities, analogous to how product management is a bridge between many multidisciplinary functions (engineering, marketing, business strategy)…

The Dark Side of Being A Real Estate Agent – Local Records Office

LOCAL RECORDS OFFICE: So, you’re thinking about pursuing a career in Real Estate? You’ve heard a lot about the flexible schedule, being your own boss and the major commissions says, Local Records Office. Sounds perfect, right? Well, there is a lot to real estate that you must understand before you jump into a career. You…