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"That’s what authority is. When you’re actually writing from that deepest place within you, if you tell the truth, you’re using your greatest power and your greatest authority. That’s a key piece, not just doing that as a writer but when we talk about healing. Whatever the loss may be, not avoiding that wound, not trying to have it covered up and pretend it’s not there but rather to look into it."

— The brilliant Cheryl Strayed adds to our archive of wisdom on writing in this interview from The Millions. Previously. Treat yourself to her Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar – one of the most moving things you’ll ever read. (via explore-blog)

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"Cohen says that the more important thing is the integration of social elements. “A class is a group of people, it is an inherently social situation.”"

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"We will need both good performance from our current businesses and more major acquisitions. We’re prepared. Our elephant gun has been reloaded, and my trigger finger is itchy."

Lovely quote from the Chairman’s Letter in the Berkshire Hathaway annual report.  There are other gems in there worth finding.

2010 Financial Statement XBRL Files and Annual Report

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Ah.  Found this article again.  I had lost it and now I’m happy to see it come back to me. 

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QOTD: RT @sacca: Entrepreneurs these days add “in the cloud” to their pitches the same way tools add “in bed” to their fortune cookies.

overhead from PK retweet of Chris Sacca

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Epic and inspiring story of entrepreneurship in the digital publishing space.  From the folks who made PadPressed. 

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