This week we explore a $909M patent award, an early clash between Gates and Jobs, and the most boring $31M profit you can imagine. When Kodak and Polar…
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This week we explore Airbnb’s old investor emails, Bhutan’s household energy generators, and the life of one of our greatest contemporary war correspon…
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This week we explore Softbank’s latest (crazy?) investment, a guide to finding fulfillment at work, and a supersonic baseball (or five). Softbank has b…
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This week we explore a $20B insolvency, ISIS activity in Africa, and Fortnight’s latest battle royale against Apple. Wirecard: A $20B fraud? Despite so…
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This week we explore Mike Rowe’s work habits, a structured approach to career design, and a 2001 interview with a luxury brand with $63B in 2019 sales.…
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This week we explore behind the scenes of Instagram’s 2012 acquisition, inside the mind of a modern soldier, and around one of Elon Musk’s lesser-known…
Nate Desmond
This week we explore the truth behind TikTok, the art of learning, and a simple set of guidelines that would make social media healthier. Slow down, so…
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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 bigges…
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This week we explore $800M phantom teams, presidential career paths, and flying squirrels. From a rural farm to the White House Robert Caro is the Elvi…
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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…
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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…
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