“One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.”
My life has been a series of changes—as I moved up the ladder in the New York and Los Angeles editing worlds, as I segued into working with Internet companies, and as I made the transition into academia. Somehow, the idea of change seems completely wrapped up in the concept of the Lean Forward Moment, and so it would seem appropriate to thank all of the people who helped me get from my starting point to here.
Obviously, though, that would be way to wordy—even for me. So, I’ll attempt to prioritize, knowing that I’m going to forget someone crucial. Hopefully the book makes it into a second edition so I can correct those inevitable ...