This week’s highlights: Cults, Fast Fashion, and an Oversized Cheez-It
- Don’t Worry About Three Generations, Maybe Gen 6 is the Riskiest. Dunbar’s Number (150 people) poses a real challenge for the rapidly growing number of 100-year old family enterprises
- What I Read in Q2’22
Food for Thought
- The Spectator – My Boris Johnson story. A busy week in UK politics. – with 50+ members of Johnson’s cabinet resigning, followed by the PM himself.
- Wired – Sharing Music Rescued My Relationship With My Teenager. I texted her Joni Mitchell, she sent me songs of her own. Slowly, my daughter began to open up to me again.
- Jalopnik – What I Mean When I Say ‘Ban Cars’. Somehow, every discussion about reducing our automobile dependency gets turned into a “war on cars.”
- TexasMonthly – At 88, Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Is Still Bluffing. Or Is He? The Texas gambler has been winning at poker for seventy years—long enough to become an icon and watch an outlaw’s game become an industry.
Business and Markets
- Ramit’s 10 Money Rules. Ramit Sethi has 10 rules that he follows with his money – most are about saying yes, not no
- CAP – The Aspirational Investor. Ashvin Chhabra is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Euclidean Capital, the family office for Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies. He is the author of The Aspirational Investor and is recognized as one of the founders of goals-based wealth management.
- Conversations With Tyler – Marc Andreessen on Learning to Love the Humanities
- WSJ – Americans Have Had It With Inflation. Consumers are cutting back on spending as they contend with historically high inflation
Science, Technology, and Culture
- Hodinkee – Richard Mille Sets A New Record For The World’s Thinnest Watch With The RM UP-01 Ferrari
- DesignBoom – naturvillan is a self-sufficient, off-grid A-frame greenhouse home in sweden
- BallNine – MONEYBALL AT 20. As Heisenberg noted, the observation of a phenomena changes the phenomena itself. 20 years since Michael Lewis published MoneyBall the game of baseball has been changed dramatically
- WSJ – Smashing Particles at Near-Light Speed: A Visual Guide to the Large Hadron Collider
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?
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