Mental Models

Mental Models of Y Combinator

Access

First order irrational, Second order rational

Oneway vs. Twoway door decisions

Slope vs YIntercept

Mimetic Theory

The Peter Principle

Bundling & Unbundling

Set Expansion / Set Reduction

Specialization Theory

Parkinson's Law

Explore / Exploit

Regret Minimization Framework

The Lindy Effect

Gall's Law

Risk Portfolio

Circle of Competence

Sunk Cost

Compounding

Confirmation Bias

Inversion

True Fans