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    forbes.com | Angel Au-Yeung | 12/4/20 | 16 min
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    • normanbae1 month ago

      Wow I only saw the headline when this happened. "Tony Hsieh dies in house fire". Devastating to hear what was happening behind the scenes.

    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScribe
      1 month ago

      Genius is the razors edge. A tightrope between visionary and madman. This is tragic.

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      Devastating. I have a hard time reading about addiction, but this felt very important for me to read. The book Delivering Happiness had a big impact on me in my first year out of college as I began my career in tech. This man was, indeed, a visionary. Now it’s time to pick up where he left of and keep running, but in a slightly different direction.

      Money was the problem. And, ironically, deep, real purpose was missing. The guy could have found it but he just needed to slow the f down. So so sad.

      • mattcano1 month ago

        So sad. It makes me think about how much partying the mind can really take and for how long.

    • jeff
      Top reader this weekScribe
      1 month ago

      A tragic story, indeed. Jewel sounds like an amazing friend.

    • sjwoo1 month ago

      Nothing is more dangerous for a person in trouble than a dump truck horde of money.

      When I read stuff like this, I'm very thankful that I wasn't born too smart. A blessing can very quickly become a curse.

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        1 month ago

        I think about this constantly. Very well said.