The Rule of 40

Losing Focus

9/11

Our Incomplete Financial Products

Some Notes on Culture and Decision Making

Some Notes on Fintech

Travel Decentralized

Doing Things in Order

Futureland Support Packs

Some Productivity Learnings

Some Thoughts on Marketplace Identity

Why Flywheels

A New Writing Project

On Immigration

One Year Anniversary

Income Sharing Agreements (ISA's)

The Purpose of a Corporation

The WeWork IPO

Marketplaces, Decentralization and Losing Trust (Part 2)

Marketplaces, Decentralization and Losing Trust (Part 1)

On Diversifying Well

What Writing Regularly Has Taught Me

Trends in Seed Investing

Risk in Startups

Helping Ideapreneurs Become Entrepreneurs

Value Propositions

The Machines will Run the Financial World

Minimum Viable Products

Blackbox

The Mirage of Cloud Gaming

Noticing Anxiety

Your Organization Needs a Learning Ecosystem

Sleep

Capital and Talent

Paradigm Shifts

Empowering Marketplace Suppliers

Building Learning Infrastructures at Startups

On Context Switching and Calendars

On Travel

Solar

No Coders

Shape Up

Maintaining Equilibrium during Marketplace Development

Crypto Business Models and Libra

Software is Modelling the World

On Kawhi

Microlearning

Kawhi Watch

Boring Technology

On Learning Styles

Free Agency

Waves

Printing Your Brain on Paper

When They See Us

One

On Systems, Hallucination & Vision, and Making vs. Selling Art

On Risk

Slack's IPO

Some Early Thoughts on Libra

Futureland

The Fifth Discipline

The Score Takes Care of Itself

History

Game 6

Five Lessons from History

Deflation

The Not-To-Do List

Learning Infrastructures at a Startup

The Long Game

On Urgency

Reflections on Game 3

The Best Product: A Great Team

Where Good Ideas Come From

Game 1

Some Disparate Thoughts on Product Management

Strangely Breaking Habits

Learning Systems in a Company

Diversity and Building Software

Why Not Us?

The Potential of Interactive Entertainment

The Ivy Lee Method

Collision Day 1 Retrospective

Predicting Investor Behaviour

Game of Thrones

How We Got Here

Sunshine

The Complete Guide to Deep Work

Finance for Immigrant Families

A Global Talent Pool

Toronto's Moment

Negative Second Order Effects

Where User Research Lives

Buffet on Amazon

Communities and Investment

Projects, Products and Programs

Goodbye to the MBTI

Hidden Brain: Personality Tests

Context Switching

Focus

USV: The Long Game / Free Learning

'Wartime'

BTSX

Career Threads

The Problem with Personality Assessments

Assessing Product Managers (by SVPG)

Email and the Lindy Effect

Dimensions of Personal Growth

Testing the Lattice: Trillion Dollar Coach

The Versatility of the 'Company System' Framework

Context Collapse

Small Acts

Ten

Guacamole

Design Principles for Data Control

Swimming Upstream (revisited)

Swimming Upstream

Thought Experiments

Buying Time

Management Styles and The Leadership Lattice

One Person Startups

Engaging Closer to Content

Startups as Systems of Impact

A Framework for Structuring Community Products

Defining the Problem

Back at It

Vacation Writing

Building Tap

Product Discovery and Risk Reduction

Personal User Manuals

Software and empathy in the workplace (continued)

Goals and Time Horizons

Analytics Pre-Product/Market Fit

Types of Product Discovery

VC Economics

A Conversation about Software and Empathy at Work

Bravery

A Few Thoughts About Focus

Setting up Learning Loops

Early Days

Chris Cox Leaves Facebook

Problem Space vs. Solution Space

Wattpad in India

Product Discovery

An MVP Gratitude Journal

Empathy and Software

Understanding Each Other Through Software

Microsoft Developer Revenue Share

Chamath Interview on Recode

Buffet FAQ

The Broken Credit Loop (by Anish Acharya)

Additive Networking

Taking a Break, Maybe

Status as a Service

Machine Unlearning

Some Thoughts on Creative Education

Berkshire Hathaway 2018 Letter

Some Thoughts on Award Shows

Some Thoughts on Identity / Control

Humanity and AI: Better Together

Media and Multidisciplinarity

A User Centric Calendar

Networks and Higher Order Problems

Some Thoughts on Generative AI

Alpha

A Tale of Two Cities

Some Notes on Blockstack

Technology Costs and Seed Investing

Changing Habits

Amazon and Eero

The Gumroad Story

Leadership as Attention Management

ML and Decomposibility

One Step at a Time

World's Money and Markets

Quadriga

The Simple Power of Streaks

The Myth of Freedom

React as a UI Runtime

Is Alexa Working?

The Slack Product, Network and Ecosystem

Bell Let's Talk Day

Getting Closer to Software

Awesome Lists

How to Be Successful (with some notes)

Prototypes and Databases

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Wattpad Books

The Calendar as a Network and Platform

A Warning from Davos

Corporate Debt Risks

Weekly Planning

Some Thoughts on Growth

Overcoming Writer's Block

Holloway Guides

Jack Bogle

Deep Work and Connected Work

An Incomplete Network

Canada's Immigration Plan 2019-2021

What's Happening in India

Some Thoughts on Venture Capital

Awareness and Action

Code and Community

2019: Do Things and Tell More People

A Better Trust Model for Home Services

Setting Up for Next Time

Turning a CV into a Resume

Software and Plastic

The Not-So-Smart-Home

Best of Farnam Street in 2018

Leadership and Systems Thinking

Digital Cleanup

2018, In One Image

Changing My Investment Stack (Part 2 of 2)

InterUI Font Family

Changing My Investment Stack (1 of 2)

The Why and the How

Market Moves, Explained by Ray Dalio

Family Time / Looking Ahead

2018 Media Consumption

2018 Retrospective

Atomic Habits: Review & Notes

Emergence by Max Cooper

Testing the Lattice: The Talent Code and Culture Code

Evolve or Die (Forbes Article Highlights)

Uncertainty

Ending a Paternity Leave: Some Early Reflections

The Power of Cues

Are Banks the new 'Dumb Pipes'?

Yield Curve Rates from 1992-2018

Some Thoughts on Inversion and Evergreen Strategy

Company Stage and the Leadership Lattice

VisaList

Testing the Lattice: Zero to One

Growth Mindset (from Raw Nerve by Aaron Swartz)

Entering Bear Markets

Do Things and Tell People

Extending the Lattice: Peer and Governance Domains

Tesla Giant Battery

Testing the Lattice: Lean Startup

US Yield Curve Flipped

Testing the Lattice: Effective Executive

100

Taking a Music Break

Testing the Lattice: Start with Why

Testing the Lattice: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Future of Service Marketplaces

Mars Insight Landing

Testing the Lattice: Radical Candor

The Fragmented Home

The Resilience of Costco

The Real Work

Book: Psychology of Intelligence Analysis

Automation + Work, Human + Machine

Post REST

Testing the Lattice: Good to Great

Ending Theme Days

How Superhuman Built an Engine to Find Product Market Fit

Travelling With Twins

Delay, Deny and Deflect

Dear Jeff

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Innovation Theater

Limiting Social Media

Skills Outlook 2022

The Secret

Testing the Lattice: The Hard Thing about Hard Things

75 Days of Blogging

The Internet History Just Begun

Andrew Chen: Investor Metrics Deck

Testing the Leadership Lattice: High Output Management

React Native Roadmap

News: Immigration Targets Increased in Canada

Social Capital Annual Letter

How to Fight a Hydra

Testing The Lattice: The Fifth Discipline

We're Not Being Alarmist Enough about Climate Change

Order of Operations

Developing a Writing Voice

Why I Write

Testing the Leadership Lattice

Peak Times

Pre-Review: Atomic Habits

Global Migration Data Portal

The Leadership Lattice, Simplified

How Remote Work Creates Team Learning

User Research Techniques

People Platforms

Better Digital Habits

Unbundling G Suite

Keep Your Product Proportional to your Team

Startups as Systems of Impact

The Future of Work

Intentionality

Leadership Lattice: Domain of Self Management

Lectures on Time: Randy Pausch and Jeremie Saunders

Book Review: It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

The Plugged-In Turnpike

Farnam Street and The Knowledge Project

Kavanaugh

Smart Locks and the Home Permissions Layer

The Big Hack

Leadership Lattice: Impact Domain

Mobile 3.0

Contentment

Decision Making Frameworks

Learning Loops

The Calendar as a Network and Platform

Working Copy

Web 3: Consensus

Leadership Lattice: Application Domain

Failing at New Habits

Ikigai

3 Months

The Slack Product, Network and Ecosystem

Navigating Financial Crises (Video)

Web 3: Designing Networks with Tokens

World Population Cartogram

Leadership Latticework: The Organization Domain

Productivity Tuesday: Time Tracking Update

Sunk Costs and the Taste Gap

Decentralization, Revisited

Writing Habit Update

Web 3: Decentralization

The Rush and The Cloud

Leadership Latticework: The Individual Domain

Productivity Tuesday: Planning and Retrospectives

Mental Model: Compound Interest

Changing Minds

New Crafts & Interdisciplinarity

Web 3.0

Financial Literacy

Building The Leadership Lattice

Managing Habits

Mental Models

Baseline with Self Curiosity

Theme Days

Growing Up Everywhere

Time Tracking

Developing a Leadership Latticework

Blogging on Github Pages

Starting a Writing Habit

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My name is Tarun Sachdeva. I'm the GM of Tap by Wattpad, a platform for enjoying interactive stories.

I use this space to write everyday - to clarify my thoughts, learn through writing, and sometimes just journal and post things I find interesting.

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