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In December 2019, I quit my job at Pinterest.

I’d had a great run. I spent 12 years building, marketing, and selling products to help advertisers spend their money as efficiently as possible. I got my MBA while working full-time. I built a very comfortable life.

I really loved online advertising, at first. I was building the primary monetization…

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The one democratic principle is that “the end of all government is the happiness of the People…the greatest happiness of the greatest number is the point to be obtained.” John Adams, 1781

“The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government.” Thomas Jefferson, 1809


Jefferson and Adams famously didn’t agree on much. …

Sean MacMannis

I write about empowering creators and becoming the best version of yourself. Dad 2x. SF-based.

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