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Issue 387 – 07/31/2020

Jul 31, 2020 | Fifteen on Friday

This week’s highlights: Inept Dads, 30 Minute Meetings, and Effortless Style

Issue 387

by David Wells – Nashville TN

Happy Friday –

Leave it to Brad Paisley for the feel good moment of the week in his new music video No I in Beer. The number of cameos here is breathtaking.  There must be a lot of bored country stars sitting around the house….

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Best for your weekend,

Food for Thought


  1. HBR – Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote Workforce  Behold the rise of the 30 minute meeting
  2. CNBC – Tax hike on California millionaires would create 54% tax rate – I don’t know about other Nashvillians, but the number of new residents I’m getting introduced to from California is impressive. 
  3. II – Henry Blodget Was Banned From the Financial Industry. So He Built a Financial Media Empire.
  4. CNBC – Kyle Bass Slams TikTok As ‘CCP Trojan Horse’ Following Disturbing ProtonMail Exposé
  5. Jeff Davis – Are Bank Stocks Really Cheap?  Well done deck on the banking space currently


  1. Boston Globe – Before he became Bill Belichick’s right-hand man, the mysterious Ernie Adams worked on Wall Street – Credit MB
  2. Jalopnik – Mercedes Is Killing Its Status Symbols
  3. NYT – Afraid of Airlines? There’s Always the Private Jet
  4. MrPorter –  A Father And Son’s Guide To Effortless Style (At Any Age)


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