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Aman Dhesi

👋🏼 I’m Aman. The best way to describe me is insatiably curious.

🧑🏽‍💻 I’m a computer science researcher, tech product manager, and AI/ML engineer. I advise and invest in startups.

✍🏽 I write about personal growth for the modern knowledge economy and the future of work, business, and technology. I write essays, short notes, and book summaries. I can sometimes be found tweeting.

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Featured Posts

Freedom isn't free: why financial freedom is a false goal

Financial freedom is just one step on the ladder of purpose.

My Guiding Principles

Watch your character, it becomes your destiny. - Lao Tzu

My Guiding Principles

To get what you want, focus on what you control

Identify the things you control and focus exclusively on them. Everything else is chance.

To get what you want, focus on what you control

Recent Posts

Why I took a sabbatical and why you should consider one

In March, after 3.5 years working at Square and DoorDash - two incredible companies that I remain excited about - I left to take a creative sabbatical. I’ve spent the last few months surfing in Malibu and Mexico, reading, writing, meditating, taking cohort-based courses, diving into the world

Deferred Dreams: the other immigrant crisis

Immigrational risk, or why immigrants defer their dreams and become resigned to a life of corporate servitude.

Success = Doing what you said you would, consistently

Getting off the success treadmill.