Entrepreneurship

Sep
16
Super Cities №241—Outside Perceptions, Inside Realities

Super Cities №241—Outside Perceptions, Inside Realities

It has taken me years to become good at a few things. Just don't ask me to operate a train, cook a dish, or fix an HVAC. Respect to those who do.
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May
20
Super Cities №206 — Strong Ideas, Loosely Held

Super Cities №206 — Strong Ideas, Loosely Held

Jeff Bezos became the world's richest man by changing his mind. A lot.
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May
08
Super Cities №202—Cities Slow-Fast Future

Super Cities №202—Cities Slow-Fast Future

Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.
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Sep
23
Super Cities №134 — The Single Most Important Professional Question

Super Cities №134 — The Single Most Important Professional Question

If the answer is anything other than an emphatic yes, you may want to look at other opportunities.
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Sep
23
Super Cities №131 — Leadership Stress, Quantified and Qualified

Super Cities №131 — Leadership Stress, Quantified and Qualified

Leadership is like porn: you know it when you see it.
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Jul
09
Super Cities №114 - Innovation, Young and Old

Super Cities №114 - Innovation, Young and Old

The largest American companies, by market cap, are Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, and Microsoft. Each company was started by founders in their 20s.
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Apr
02
Super Cities №76 — Stoic Sails

Super Cities №76 — Stoic Sails

If Chris does a lot of (1) and avoids (2), he will be separate himself from the pack.
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Mar
09
Super Cities №65 — Three Lessons from Phil Knight’s “Shoe Dog”

Super Cities №65 — Three Lessons from Phil Knight’s “Shoe Dog”

Most business books are terrible. Thankfully, Shoe Dog is not a dull retelling of Nike’s quest for global domination or Knight’s penetrating business insights.
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Jan
08
Super Cities №41 — Old Products, New Models

Super Cities №41 — Old Products, New Models

One of the most dangerous misconceptions about innovation is the idea that important product breakthroughs are entirely new.
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