better doing

What’s going on here, with this human?

Recruiting is hard. “My goal in this essay is to help others make better decisions on a potential hire, business partner, or even life partner as quickly and as accurately as possible. It’s made up of suggested action steps and some […]

fun facts

What sort of business is investment banking?

“Credit Suisse has over 1.6 million individual clients, over 100,000 corporate clients and tens of thousands of institutional clients. Yet a single client can blow through the profits made from all the others.” | learn more

big ideas

Peter Thiel: you are not a lottery ticket

Thiel lays out his 2×2 matrix: pessimist vs optimist, determinate vs indeterminate. It starts out a little obscure, but once he fills in examples it really drives his point home. I found his description of the circular investment flows in […]

tech, startups, internet

76 growth marketing hacks

Ironically, this content itself serves as a tool for growth. “Free list of growth marketing tactics and hacks to rapidly scale any business from B2B to DTC.” | learn more

tech, startups, internet

The four kinds of side hustles

“Side hustles can grow and evolve, but to work they need to have a few traits. They need to: Solve a problem someone is already aware of, NOT require a lot of maintenance or hand-holding, Have a no-brainer path to […]

tech, startups, internet

The quest for monopoly

This is about the NYSE, who lost their dominant market position before rebuilding it. I appreciate that it’s an example of a long lived and rarely highlighted monopoly business. The article does a wonderful job of telling the story. There’s […]