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All the Attention I Want and Don’t Want

I want to hear the applause, but from behind the curtain

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I’ve always been fascinated by confident people — the ones who announce their latest achievement at a party, or who seem happy to share their latest success across all their social media channels.

I don’t mean arrogant braggarts. There’s nothing I particularly admire about…

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Jessica Powell

Jessica Powell

Technophile, technophobe. Music software start-up founder. Former Google VP. Author, The Big Disruption. Fan of shochu, chocolate, and the absurd.

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