“How To Be Successful”

Sam Altman, successful CEO of successful tech incubator Y Combinator:

Ten years ago, before I started a company, I would have lapped up this kind of blog post.

Now, though… “Compound yourself”? “Have almost too much self belief”? And “learn to think independently”, in a prescriptive 13-point listicle that’s “the most important thing he’s ever written”? My eyes rolled right out of my head before I got to the valid points.