Every great thinker was once just a regular person like you and me
Jason Shah
We tend to assume progress is inevitable but risk complacency and inaction in belief
Jason Shah
Do you remember Zebra Cakes? These were treasured children’s snacks in the 1990s along with Gushers and DunkAroos. I hope a number of readers are feeli…
Jason Shah
When I was a boy, nature afforded me endless possibility. We built a treehouse in the woods adjacent our home in New Jersey; it really was just a floor…
Jason Shah
At the intersection of optimism and pessimism is a realism that helps one pursue creative ambitions, build successful organizations, and face calamity …
Jason Shah
Increasingly we are layering systems into our lives that we chose and controlled, that come to control us should we choose to not live actively and con…
Jason Shah
The intersection of focusing on what matters, in one's life and at work, is less similar than we may prefer to believe
Jason Shah
I stumbled. Upwards. Literally. This was not uncharacteristic for me. When I was a boy, my parents would frequently call me accident-prone. I wore it l…
Jason Shah
I was jogging through the woods earlier today. I found myself crossing a winding dark-wood bridge that hovered delicately above the creek on my left an…
Jason Shah
I had just written nearly 50 essays. I had maybe written 5 in the last year. I felt tremendously prolific and proud. I felt fulfilled for getting my th…
Jason Shah
Nietzsche says: “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he also become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes i…
Jason Shah
I like to be unique. I was the youngest child. So I prefer to modify cliches and avoid sounding trite. I use words that are true to me in the hopes of …
Jason Shah