Links 6.10

How to hire the best people you’ve ever worked with

(Good article from a guy who made the web possible on why should hire based on drive and passion, not on smarts. Comparison between Google and Microsoft)

How about a braided career?

(Brazen Careerist: Base your career path on doing what you love, not a single office to go in and out of for 40 years. Put your demands up front–which means figuring out what you want from life now.)

Wikipedia: The Anxiety of Influence

(How inspiration from the greats tends to lead to derivative work and how the aversion to that affects us.)

-Wikipedia: The Collyer Brothers

(America’s worst case of OCD ever.)

Linkin Park’s Mysterious Cyberstalker

(Cool article on identity left)

Written by Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is The Way, Ego Is The Enemy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared everywhere from the Columbia Journalism Review to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as Grammy Award winning musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. He lives in Austin, Texas.