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Jul
12
Super Cities №223—Why Silicon Valley Needs Family

Super Cities №223—Why Silicon Valley Needs Family

Silicon Valley may be cool, but nothing is better than building at home.
2 min read
Jun
18
Super Cities №216—How To Pick A Co-Founder

Super Cities №216—How To Pick A Co-Founder

In a savagely competitive world, the difference between great and very good is much, much larger than the difference between very good and good.
2 min read
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.
1 min read
May
13
Super Cities №204—How To Kill Urban Innovation

Super Cities №204—How To Kill Urban Innovation

Global infrastructure spending will be ~$78 trillion between 2014 and 2025.
2 min read
Mar
18
Super Cities №180 — One Break, Many Exits in Silicon Valley

Super Cities №180 — One Break, Many Exits in Silicon Valley

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.
1 min read
Dec
03
Super Cities №156 — Israeli Military Startups

Super Cities №156 — Israeli Military Startups

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.
1 min read
Nov
10
Super Cities №150 — Startups and Weasel Language

Super Cities №150 — Startups and Weasel Language

“an innovative, software-driven mechanism to help manage the provision of alcohol in our spaces.” **What the hell does that sentence mean?**
1 min read
Aug
22
Super Cities №125 - Cash Flow is King

Super Cities №125 - Cash Flow is King

The Good Life is a cash flow positive life.
1 min read
Apr
19
Super Cities №82 — How To Build a Sustainable Moat

Super Cities №82 — How To Build a Sustainable Moat

The best moat — the structural advantage that an organization can establish early-on and strengthen over time — is to be purpose-driven.
1 min read
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.
1 min read