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Hear From The Best Writers On The Planet

The Mission Newsletter, 11/14/18

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” -John F. Kennedy

It’s Hummmmp Day! 🎉 🎉

Forget Your Stock Options. This Is the Key to Choosing Your Next Job

“Over the years, I’ve been lucky enough to work at some pretty cool companies… This has led some people to ask how I “choose companies so well.” The implication is that I decide where to work based on how likely the company is to enjoy a high, liquid stock price.

This question heated up recently when two of my former organizations, Eventbrite and Upwork, both had IPOs within a two-week span. People were beginning to wonder if I have a secret.

And the truth is, I do — but it’s probably not what you’d expect.”

27 Writing Lessons & Hacks From Some of the Best Writers on the Planet

“Over the last year, I’ve been lucky enough to interview some of the best writers on the planet for Writing Routines. It has been the opportunity of a lifetime to be able to ask Pulitzer Prize winners, #1 New York Times best-selling authors, brilliant novelists, talented journalists and expert communicators about how they practice their craft. I got valuable lessons from each one…”

Your Call to Adventure

“No matter how wonderful the safety of your home is at the moment, remember that it’s not promised forever. Evil is alive and well in the world, and it is on the march. You can choose to stay in comfort and pretend that evil doesn’t exist…

Or you can band together with your friends, go out into the world, and face, fight, and overcome evil in all of its forms. That is the ultimate call to adventure.”

Personal Data, Bitcoin and the Future of Human Rights

The Mission Daily, Episode 147

Chad sits down with Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation. They discuss the work Alex does at the Human Rights Foundation, the two kinds of technology that are changing society and one man’s story about defecting from North Korea that will leave you in awe. 😲

Listen to the Episode!

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