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.
Super Cities №206 — Strong Ideas, Loosely Held
Jeff Bezos became the world's richest man by changing his mind. A lot.
Super Cities №202—Cities Slow-Fast Future
Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.
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.
Super Cities №131 — Leadership Stress, Quantified and Qualified
Leadership is like porn: you know it when you see it.
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.
Super Cities №76 — Stoic Sails
If Chris does a lot of (1) and avoids (2), he will be separate himself from the pack.
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.
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.