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Jake Daghe
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Learning is one of the overcommunicated but underleveraged tools of the common entrepreneur.

Everyone talks about methods of learning, but few people find realistic and authentic techniques that actually yield a net profit in the information and application categories.

Elon Musk has broken through that barrier with learning techniques that…


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“Only a person’s character is the real criterion of worth.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

In a culture and society steeped in quick impressions and near-instantaneous judgments, it’s easy to fixate on the outward image. …


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There’s a difference between getting older and growing up. I was once again reminded of this the last time I was on an airplane.

My wife and I recently took a trip to Alaska as we’re continuing our journey of trying to visit all of the National Parks within the…


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[Day 1]

I know that I feel more than I mention,
and that I struggle more than I smile.
I know that my joy is oft fleeting,
and my thoughts tend to run miles on miles.
If I examine the feast and the famine,
the storm and the silence within;
I begin to unravel the roads…


Truths, tidbits, and time-tested advice

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Five and a half years ago, inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci and his prolific journaling, I started a habit that has since changed my life. I started tracking and writing down one thing that I learned every day.

I know that sounds simple, but as…


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This article is about two of my favorite things: setting and accomplishing goals and building healthy relationships. I spend a lot of time thinking about both topics and looking for unique and helpful ways that they might overlap and be useful for you and your significant others.

I want to…


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If you ask most leaders how many books they read last year, they’ll likely be able to give you a quick answer. However, if you ask those same people how many books they deeply understood and actually absorbed, they’ll likely look at you with a confused expression.

We live in…


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“Now, a person's faults are largely what make him or her likable…Preoccupation with self is good, as a tendency towards procrastination, self-delusion, darkness, jealousy, groveling, greediness, addictiveness. They shouldn’t be too perfect; perfect means shallow and unreal and fatally uninteresting.” — Anne Lamott

It’s time to change the narrative and…


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I love Netflix Christmas Movies. Despite what is often horrendous acting and incredibly predictable plot lines, I love when November rolls around and the advertisement flashes across that black and red screen that “Christmas Prince 5" is coming out in two weeks.

I’m a sucker for Romantic Comedies. For my…


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The idea first started over the summer.

I had just finished reading a book by a musician named Andrew Peterson where he talked about the creative process and why it was important for adults to retain the imaginations of their youth. He quoted two of my favorite authors, C.S. Lewis…

Jake Daghe

Creative Engineer writing working hypotheses. Husband. Dishwasher. I write what I wish I could have read when I was younger. For more visit jakedaghe.com

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