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“When you follow someone on social media, you are subscribing to their mind.”—Melissa Rolston, @melrollingstone
A Brief History of Peanut Butter from Smithsonian Magazine.
Podcast interview I did with Anthony Treas on the Strong Man Podcast. Anthony is a highly-educated veteran and has an incredible coaching program and mastermind. I’ve seen him transform men struggling with life satisfaction issues into strong men, leaders of their families and businesses. If you ever say to yourself “Is this all there is?,” then Anthony and his group of strong men can help you reclaim a vital life.
“Advertising is the tax you pay for being unremarkable.” — Josh Allege
The Number One Skill of Entrepreneurship: Some say Focus; others say Perseverance; others say Sales and Marketing; and still others insist on Mindset. What do you think it is?
Gender-focused investing is a coming trend. There are several startups being founded on the premise that different genders invest differently and need tools to enable enhanced returns depending on various styles.
Sandwich is life. Every other genre of food has been up-marketed in the past few years and the sandwich is no exception. Food and Wine says these are the best sandwiches in every state.
Silver Lake Partners just closed on the largest tech investment fund of all time, $20 billion. Those dollars have to find a home and that home has to yield a return in 7-10 years. Tech valuations are going up, ya’ll.
The most dreaded interview question: “What questions do you have for me?” Here are 40 answers that may serve you better than just “How’s the culture around here?”
“Grace is a gift that seasoned leaders give themselves first.”—Michael Maddox
Best thing I read this week! David Perrell sharing the top things he learned in 2020. Each of the sections could be a long-form essay all its own. Enjoy the weekend, nerds!