This week’s highlights: Closeness with Strangers, Bull vs Bear Arguments, and University Majors
Here is my original content over the past 2 weeks
- Sometimes You Need to Starve a Golden Goose. Or at least put it on a diet? Considerations on managing the capital invested in your business and when you should begin to diversify
- Books Read During Q2’23. Each quarter I post a run down of what I’ve been reading – here is Q2’23’s list
- TheFreePress – The Fall of Meghan and Harry, Inc. The couple’s popularity has plummeted because they shirked the one thing Americans truly care about: hard work.
- ABC – Can 36 Questions Create Closeness Between Strangers? Take the Quiz
- NewYorker – The Case Against Travel
- NYT – American Cities Have a Conversion Problem, and It’s Not Just Offices. Piles of regulations, or “kludge,” and a culture of “no” are limiting the ability to turn building blocks into something new.
- WSJ – Wisconsin’s Governor Just Pulled Off the Strangest Veto of the Year. Striking a few digits and tweaking punctuation allowed him to create a 400-year spending measure; the ‘Vanna White’ maneuver
Business & Markets
- Insider – The economy’s doomsday clock has been reset – Here’s the bull case
- GMO – The Curious Incident of The Elevated Profit Margins – and here is the bear
- HBR – How to Train Generative AI Using Your Company’s Data
- Coatue – 2023 EMW Conference. Our annual “Coatue View on the State of the Markets” presentation focused squarely on the macroeconomic landscape as it relates to both the public and private markets. We’re excited to share with you the materials from the presentation below:
- MB – The Great Australian Scream – An in-depth download on the significant challenges facing the Australian economy
- JB – Which university major is the smartest?
- AoM – What to Do If You Don’t Feel Like Working Out
- NYP – NJ man has flown 23 million miles with $290K lifetime pass: ‘Best investment of my life’
- JonSherman – The Mental Side of Golf – This is excellent and applicable not just to golf
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