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I’m Shane Parrish.
While I have a deep dislike of bios, it’s only fair that you know something about me. I spent ██ years working for a three-letter-intelligence agency, starting as a ██████ and ending in charge of ████████████████. During my career, I was promoted ██ times, worked as ██████████████████ to the Deputy Minister, ██████████████████, and ██████████████████. Unfortunately, I can’t talk about anything interesting without going to jail.
If you’d like a bit more insight into my background and FS, read the New York Times profile.
Nothing happens in isolation, let me introduce you to our small team.
Rhiannon manages and writes for the FS blog. She is the lead writer / project manager of The Great Mental Models book series. Rhiannon also develops a lot of the FS courses content, and presents on mental models to anyone who is interested. Most of her other work is editing, strategic planning, research, being a sounding board for everyone on the team, and trying to get better at all the other things FS does.
Vicky is the Director of Operations at FS. She is the lead for team support and the podcast, she runs our sponsorship and advertising efforts, and leads all HR planning and hiring. In addition, Vicky helps the hundreds of people every month who email us with questions and comments, and she makes sure we meet our deadlines and commitments.
Dalton is our digital creator and designer and is responsible for all of FS’s amazing videos, including video essays created from original FS content and the videos and animations that make our courses engaging. He also manages The Knowledge Project YouTube channel and develops the rest of our YouTube content.
Paige is the director of our education program at FS. Her goal is to have The Great Mental Models books taught in every high school classroom in the world. She is passionate about giving students the tools they need to think through problems and make better decisions. She manages all aspects of our work with schools, including relationships, content development, and training
Deb is the Learning Experience lead at FS. She works with our team & community to develop thoughtful, engaging, and impactful courses for individuals and companies. She is committed to creating rewarding learning experiences from Farnam Street’s timeless content. She infuses continuous improvement and double loop learning techniques into experiences that move learners from theory to practice, building capability to master the best of what other people have figured out.
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