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Why I like blogging

I started blogging 10 years ago back in 2007, and here’s what I’ve learned since then: Blogging forces you to sharpen your ideas. Blogging provides a way for you to avoid forgetting your ideas. Blogging provides a nice organizational system for those of us...

Things I’ve learned from Tim Ferriss’s podcasts

I’m a huge fan of Tim Ferriss, having discovered his book about 10x’ing your productivity a few years ago. More recently I discovered his podcast, and thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned from a few episodes: Every time you drink a...

Where I Get My News In March 2017

I get my news from the following newspapers and newsmakers, among other sources right now: The Wall Street Journal The Washington Post Foreign Affairs Richard Haass Warren Buffett Bill Gates Martin Sorrell Richard Rubenstein Guy Kawasaki Grover Norquist Milton...

Some thoughts on fixed costs in business

Given the fact that I didn’t go to business school (I wanted to be a writer before changing course to become an entrepreneur), I read a lot of business books. Specifically, I try read a lot of things that I hope will help me understand the nature of the ad...

The Art of the Interview

I’m very interested in what makes a good interview, and I like to remember the questions that I hear again and again from interviewers like Charlie Rose, Tim Ferriss, and others.  Below are some of the questions I like. Tim Ferriss asks: Do you have any quotes...