Jiro Dreams of Sushi Listen now (9 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 o…
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Finding the Edge: The Work and Insights of Edward O. ThorpListen now (8 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 los…
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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 t…
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The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success (Google Talks with William Thorndike)Listen now (11 min) | If one company materially outperforms its peer group that is worthy of study. The 8 companies and CEOs profiled in the book each …
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After spending hours reading his book and listening to him speak, I felt like I knew Kobe Bryant. In May 2019 I made this podcast: Kobe Bryant (The Mam…
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Yvon Chouinard on Belonging to NatureListen now (7 min) | I had just started my business. I was making climbing gear. Blacksmithing. I was resentful of being drafted [into the military]. I…
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Ben Chestnut Co-founder and CEO, Mailchimp on Masters of Scale Listen now (5 min) | Ben built a company around a strong simple service and a quirky brand that sees annual revenue of $600 million dollars – and he ne…
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Marc Andreessen: Why You Should Be Optimistic About the FutureListen now (5 min) | We are very close to every adult on the planet being on the Internet. It took 25 years to get there. [2:35] [Now that everyone is …
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Sebastian Thrun: Flying Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and Education | Artificial Intelligence PodcastListen now (5 min) | I’ve always wanted to make a robot smart. I thought it would be super cool to build an artificial human...It is fascinating to stu…
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Conversation with Jeff Bezos Founder, Amazon, & Blue OriginListen now (6 min) | My grandfather was a fascinating man with amazing judgment. I had a special relationship with him because I spent all of my summer…
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Bill Gates on Masters of Scale: How To Accelerate History Listen now (4 min) | We’re thinking, “Oh my God, the revolution could happen without us.” And so that’s when Paul pleads that I should drop out [of Har…
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Peter Thiel & Josh Wolfe: Harnessing and Securing American Innovation: How Venture Capital Impacts Defense Listen now (6 min) | Peter: By my count, there are only two companies that have been started since The Cold War, that are (1) focused on national secur…
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