Silicon Valley may be cool, but nothing is better than building at home.
In a savagely competitive world, the difference between great and very good is much, much larger than the difference between very good and good.
Jeff Bezos became the world's richest man by changing his mind. A lot.
Global infrastructure spending will be ~$78 trillion between 2014 and 2025.
It’s hard to imagine another industry — say, banking or healthcare — where a Master of the Universe bets cofounder-level time, reputation, and fortune on a kid half his age.
Here’s the universal lesson: small, clear-eyed, radically focused teams — startups, military, others — are dangerous because they can do a lot more with a lot less.
“an innovative, software-driven mechanism to help manage the provision of alcohol in our spaces.” **What the hell does that sentence mean?**
The Good Life is a cash flow positive life.
The best moat — the structural advantage that an organization can establish early-on and strengthen over time — is to be purpose-driven.
If Chris does a lot of (1) and avoids (2), he will be separate himself from the pack.
“Research shows that we perform at our best when we can focus, when we’re well rested, and when we have a sense of purpose.”
First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win.