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by Larry Chiang on January 11, 2015

Larry Chiang’s 6th book, “What They Will NEVER Teach You at Stanford Business School WTWNTYASBS”, will launch 11-11-19 in a photo-booth like the Tresemme two-story tradeshow booth New York Fashion Week. As CEO of Duck9, he leads an army to help college student consumers get a FICO over 770. Post H.L.S. keynote, Harvard Business wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School” (his latest post: “Setting an intention for SXSWi“.

NY Fashion Week is just like the Mom’s Day Fashion Show. Instead of the ‘Union’, its held at Lincoln Center

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
How are you with ‘uncertainty’?
Have you ever practiced how to be in circumstance that wasnt 100% certain

Let us address uncertainty.

It’s not from the perceived uncertainty of the “31 envelopes” program.
31 envelopes works in raising your FICO score because written and mailed communications lever Fair Credit Reporting Act
Lets talk about uncertainty as it applies to entrepreneurship. Lets address the practice of entrepreneurship via the practice of dealing with uncertainty.
-1- Waitlisting for a party.
Practicing getting on a waitlist and clearing that waitlist.
-2- practice “hamster wheeling the backend” via eBay.
Sell the part 7030458 before you buy one. List it to be exactly like
Arbitrage it exactly like
-3- Lets start with those two. I can think up an option #3…
My story.
I accidentally learned to deal with uncertainty super well. As an engineer, I got a job selling advertising because my mentors book, WTDTYAHBS, recommended I do sales. My mentor and I mind-melded because I let his brain’s knowledge seep into my brain. This mitigated a lot of uncertainty. 
I see a lot a prepreneurs (pre entrepreneurs) go through progressions  where they attempt to survey and judge what they cannot see. Thus, they let uncertainty paralyze them. Typically, the higher the education level (Stanford engineering being the highest ;-). So, typically, the higher the education, the less ability to deal with uncertainty. 
Exercise 3: Network at a party by yourself. 
There is a lot of uncertainty. 
Please be safe if you’re a female. Text me if you want me to provide a safety net. 
Lets couple this concept with RMRMRE. Risk Mitigation, risk minimization and risk elimination. This practice of managing perceived uncertainty goes directly at my RMRMRE goal. It is by practicing executing that we learn to operate in the face of uncertainty.
For example, I concocted a slew of “pop up internships”. They are 7 hour internships. Maybe you can google em.

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