When you’ve read a couple of hundred biographies of entrepreneurs certain traits appear over and over again. Mr. Beast has a lot of those traits. A few examples: Reinvest cash flow into future growth If I make $3 or $4 million a month I just spend it on making videos the next…
Full podcast here: The Tim Ferriss Show #530: Sir James Dyson — Founder of Dyson and Master Inventor on How to Turn the Mundane into Magic. All quotes…
"The money is made on the aberrations"
Jiro Dreams of Sushi Listen now (10 min) | I would see ideas in my dreams. My mind was bursting with ideas. In dreams, I would have visions of sushi. Once you decide on an…
Finding the Edge: The Work and Insights of Edward O. ThorpListen now (9 min) | What does finding an edge mean? Finding an edge in the casino meant finding a system that won money from the casino instead of…
Keith Rabois: Key lessons from Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, and Jack DorseyListen now (5 min) | PayPal went off the rails fairly often. We had three different CEOs in six months. We were burning $10 million a month with less…
The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success (Google Talks with William Thorndike)Listen now (12 min) | If one company materially outperforms its peer group that is worthy of study. The 8 companies and CEOs profiled in the book each…
Kobe Bryant at USC The trick is finding what you love to do. We talk about hard work all the time. If you gotta get up every morning and remind yourself…
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