For the first time in human history, the economic base – and especially those hurt by an otherwise favorable trend – has real-time access to information that can increase its future earning potential dramatically.
Before Eminem sold 100 million records, a powerful prevailing narrative stopped people from recognizing his greatness.
Warren Buffet is frustrated. He wants to make an "elephant-sized" investment, but for the notoriously frugal investor, stocks are priced too high to justify it.
Innovation has one key thing in common with investing: the winners make smart, non-consensus bets.
I've met thousands of people who claim they want to be entrepreneurs. Very few ever do it.
RXBAR had a mega-exit, but they didn’t rely on any silly startup gimmicks. No “lean” BS and no “hacking.”
“Walk out of a meeting or drop off a call as soon as it is obvious you aren’t adding value. It is not rude to leave, it is rude to make someone stay and waste their time.”
Out of the $130 billion raised from venture capital firms in 2018, all-male teams received 76%. All-female teams received 2.2%.
In Atlanta, “Black entrepreneurs have discovered the best tech scene in the country.”
The strange thing about my public writing is that, although it is short, informal, and real-time, every essay is deeply personal.
One of the problems with the Silicon Valley-style startup culture is the misguided belief that innovation must be sexy.
To understand the ride-sharing market, an entrepreneur should become an expert on the history of city-based transportation, which would provide her with a deep appreciation and respect for the many challenges of moving people around cities.