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Multiple Points of View

We all have different jobs in different companies in different industries. But there’s a common thread among most people’s jobs. They’re in the business of trying to figure out what people want and where the world is heading next.

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Thank You Kanyi Maqubela

When I hired Kanyi back in 2011, he was an optimistic, smart, fun-loving, thoughtful person. We immediately hit it off. We both cared deeply about making the world a better place, and that bond proved to be a foundation for an incredible business partnership and friendship.

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Getting Rich vs. Staying Rich

Abraham Germansky was a multimillionaire real estate developer in 1920s. He also loved stocks, betting heavily as the market boomed. As the crash of 1929 unfolded, he was wiped out.

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The Making of a Brand

An amazing thing about life before 1850 is that most people never experienced a world more than a few dozen miles outside of their birthplace.

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Five common mistakes of CPG startups

Even the very best idea isn’t a guaranteed success without the right implementation. As Michael Dell once said, “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.”

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Everyone Is Still Learning

Phil Knight started Nike in the 1970s. From day one, runners couldn’t get their hands on them fast enough.

But Nike had two problems.

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Business Lessons From Other People’s Jobs

My friend Patrick O’Shaughnessy is a professional investor with a book club. A while ago he sent his club an email with his favorite books of the year.

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You Can See Where This is Going

More than $30 trillion will be transferred from baby boomers to their children in the coming decades.

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How To Read

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn’t read all the time,” says Charlie Munger. “None. Zero.”

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Winning Big on the American Dream

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