This week’s highlights: How to Learn, Un-Retiring, and Top Gun
Hope your weekend is a pleasant one.
Food for Thought
- ScottGalloway – Advice to Grads – This is a reprint from last year – but still so good
- HBR – Teaching Smart People How to Learn
- Motherly – I am an only child mothering an only child—please don’t feel sorry for us. I understand now more about how deeply proud my own mother was of our “three pea pod,” as she named our small family, and how hard she worked to defend it.
- TheAtlantic – What Kate McKinnon Gave to Saturday Night Live. Of the show’s big cast departures, this one will hurt the most.
- PriyaParker – An Invitation is an act of persuasion. How scooters, coffee cups, and an unusual RSVP request shifted the culture of a neighborhood.
Business and Markets
- NYT – ‘I Had to Go Back’: Over 55, and Not Retired After All. After leaving the labor force in unusual numbers early in the pandemic, Americans approaching retirement age are back on the job at previous levels.
- WSJ – The Airbnb of Wall Street Wants to Free Up Trapped Bank Capital. Capitolis, backed by JPMorgan and Silicon Valley, is using investor money to help banks do more lending and trading
- Verdad – Private Equity: Still Overrated and Overvalued?
- A16Z – A Framework for Navigating Down Markets
- Oaktree – Bull Market Rhymes – Howard Marks’ most recent reflection
Science, Technology, and Culture
- LateLate – Tom Cruise Terrifies James in ‘Top Gun’ Fighter Jet! “Top Gun: Maverick” star Tom Cruise picks up James for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the desert where Tom pilots James in a vintage fighter plane for the afternoon.
- Hodinkee – The Definitive Story Of MoonSwatch. We look back at the launch – and forward to the future – of the biggest watch release in decades.
- ESPN – If there were any questions about Justin Thomas, he answered them on Sunday at the PGA Championship
- GQ – How Testosterone Therapy Is Transforming Aging Ever wonder why old rich guys are looking a little more muscular these days?
- Experience – How Wordle brought us back together. Spelling Bee, too, and Words With Friends. Who knew online word games would get us talking to each other again?
When Anything is Possible – Wealth and the Art of Strategic Living
- Does how you handle your wealth actually align with what you care most about in the world?
- Do you feel like you are pro-active and intentional with your financial affairs or entirely reactive to a busy world?
Growing financial wealth is a natural occurrence on the path to success. While this should make life easier, that is not always the case. With greater wealth, comes great opportunity and an overwhelming number of choices to make.
When Anything is Possible is the guidebook about how to engage strategically with wealth. It will help you change your wealth from something overwhelming and all-consuming towards a resource to be deployed to help you positively impact the things that you value most.
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