Sahil Lavingia

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Founder Gumroad, funder @ shl.vc

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In the future we’ll pay teachers, practitioners, and artists directly to learn, gain credibility, and build a network, instead of universities.

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Every time I’ve asked an employee if they want a certain perk or the equivalent in more money, they’ve said more money.

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When people ask if they should stay where they are, I tell them: Make sure you're having fun. Make sure you're learning. Make sure you're being paid fairly.

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It’s interesting that so many essential workers are paid minimum wage, and so many non-essential workers are paid far more.

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Increasingly convinced that the primary use of a lot of startup culture is to squeeze more hours out of each employee. Free catered meals, OKRs, and unlimited vacation days maximize hours per salaried employee – instead of, for example, paying overtime.

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Everyone’s income tax returns should be public. Would allow for: - Fines that scale up and down - More accountability around executive pay - Wage gap transparency - Progressive sales tax This is already true in Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

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