This week we explore the secrets of a ~$1B baseball team acquisition, the legendary leadership on a 1989 airplane that lost all control, and the biggest phone maker you’ve never heard of. The phone that took over Africa Transsion took over the African smartphone market
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This week we explore personal growth through failure and feedback, unfair advantages in business, and a possible path to a meaningful life. Ikigai: the…
Nate Desmond
This week we explore effective work rules, nuclear fuel safety, and the incredible lives of two Alexandre Dumas’s. Swimming with nuclear fuel rods? You…
Nate Desmond
This week we explore the craft of product management, the slow and steady approach to startup success, and a day in the life of a tyrant. Product Manag…
Nate Desmond
This week we explore the role of nuclear bombs in fire fighting, creative solutions to the locust swarms in Asia and Africa, and human stories from acr…
Nate Desmond
This week we explore Atlassian’s contrarian path to $42B, Genghis Khan’s empire that ended in a pandemic, and the dark horse of big tech: pizza. Bootst…
Nate Desmond
This week we explore secret business models that sell your data, the joy of difficult work, the 1998 foresight of Jeff Bezos. The Secret VCs Don’t Want…
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