How To Maximize Serendipity
Serendipity is a skill which can be learned. David Perell explains how we can build a serendipity vehicle to bring new opportunities into our orbit. I've seen this play out in my life by writing BrainPint and building in public. Try it. The upsides are astounding.
The Rise of Positive-Sum Thinking
Life is not a zero-sum game. We're wired for scarcity from birth, but can transform the way we live through positive-sum thinking and building.
Goodness Precedes Greatness: A Call For New Heroes In Troubled Times
An article apt for the climate of uncertainty we're in. I first read this 9 years ago and keep coming back to it. "The human story is still unfolding. We are telling it as we speak. The human song is still weaving its way towards a chorus, through the suffering, through the fear. We need each other. We need heroes. We need hope. Tell a good story with the way you live. What is the world you want?"
Mario expertly explains characteristics of compounding companies. Compounders have high recurring revenues, high gross margins, and low capital intensity, which generates strong free cash flow that can then be reinvested. I personally invest into tech compounders with a long-term view, so I no longer get worried during market shakeouts.
What Makes An Advertising Jingle Stick
Learn more about the psychology behind earworms (those little tunes that pop into your head randomly) and why some jingles like McDonald's Bah-da-ba-ba-bah stick.