This week’s highlights: Geriatric Millennials, The Meme King, and Ugly Architecture
- How to Behave in the Face of Complexity There are 5 types of behavior that are critical when you are part of a complex system like a family business/enterprise.
- Financial Advisor – Are We Leaving A ‘Golden Age’ For Estate Planning? I was interviewed for this article
Food for Thought
- Index – Why the Hybrid Workforce of the Future Depends on the ‘Geriatric Millennial’ – Credit AR -Millennials born between 1980–85 know how to work across generational divides
- MF – Air Jordan III: The Shocking Story of the Greatest Shoe Jordan Never Wanted Michael Jordan was about to ditch Nike — until an inexperienced designer created the shoe he’d always dreamed of.
- AP – COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out
- IH – How Carrying a 64-Ounce Water Bottle Became a Lifestyle A look into our current hydration fixation
- WashPo – Simone Biles’s new coaches delivered the challenge she wanted and support she needed
- NYMag – The Meme King of Wall Street Litquidity Capital is the anonymous banker chronicling our weird, get-rich-quick economy.
- Stratechery – Distribution and Demand
- GMO – Speculation and Investment
- Generalist – Transforming Tata Four generations and more than 150 years after its founding, Tata is not only still standing but essential.
- WSJ – Gen Z Gets Career Advice, One TikTok at a Time Social-media site is providing entry-level job seekers a place to find advice—and commiseration—from people their own age
Culture / Tech / Science
- Robb Report – This 460-Foot Gigayacht Uses ‘Organic Curves’ and Muted Gray Colors to Blend Into the Water Pebble, inspired by a stone the designer found in Indonesia, has no sharp edges or bright colors. Just soft corners and a muted silver exterior.
- Current Affairs – When Is the Revolution in Architecture Coming? Something is terribly wrong with architecture. Nearly everything being built is boring, joyless, and/or ugly, even though there is no reason it has to be.
- RollingStone – Needtobreathe, Carrie Underwood Team Up for ‘I Wanna Remember’
- WashPo – Kindergartners’ questions helped get them off hijacked school bus, driver says: ‘Enough already’
- WSJ – The Famous Oak at Kiawah’s Ocean Course Had a Problem: It Was Dead Before this year’s PGA Championship, the club replaced the tree that became a celebrity nine years ago when it caught Rory McIlroy’s ball
When Anything is Possible – Wealth and the Art of Strategic Living
I wrote the book because of a problem I saw and experienced personally. As we pursue our dreams and achieve success, financial wealth is often a natural result.
Yet, the first steps we take to manage this wealth are focused on avoiding negative outcomes (unnecessary taxes, estate issues, losses in the stock market), rather than articulating what we actually want to do with our wealth.
The book is about how we shift from focusing on the things we want to avoid, to the things we want to accomplish with our wealth. Doing so requires a person to articulate 3 key items – Wealth Structure, Wealth Identity and ultimately a Wealth Strategy. The book walks through each of these items in great depth, and guides the reader through a process to develop each.
If you are interested in learning more, visit here and download a free chapter.