Food for Thought:
- NYT – Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60. Find Yours.
- Vox – How our housing choices make adult friendships more difficult
- WSJ – How to Treat an Opioid Epidemic. Addiction isn’t an illness like any other. Patients need not just the right medicines but therapy, support and, in some cases, tough supervision.
- Medium – The Simple Truth Behind Reading 200 Books a Year
- NBJ – Massive ‘River North’ project could finally juice East Bank’s revitalization. River North echoes a dominant theme of Nashville’s boom: ambitious out-of-state investors driving the rebirth of derelict or overlooked urban areas. As proposed, River North would overhaul 105 acres of industrial land into a mixed-use development that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars to create — at a scale so large that Mayor Megan Barry describes the project as key to fully harnessing downtown’s economic potential.
- WSJ – The Mortgage Market’s $1 Trillion Pocket of Worry. Nonbanking firms take on bigger share of FHA-backed mortgages.
- SO – Wall and Fences: Breaking Down Barriers to Growth. A helpful model as you consider the strategic direction of an organization.
- Economist – Adidas’s high-tech factory brings production back to Germany. Making trainers with robots and 3D printers.
- Forbes – Meet Miami’s Renaissance Billionaire
- RA – The Confounding Bias for Investment Complexity
- GP – See How the Range Rover Evolved Over 48 Years
- RV – Giftology and Strategic Generosity with John Ruhlin. A great interview by Rory Vaden with Ruhlin thinking through the practice of gift giving and building relationships.
- Economist – A cardboard centrifuge separates blood cells from plasma. Sometimes innovation can come in the simplest of forms with the most basic of materials.
- SG – The Quick and Dirty Guide to Creating a Winning Pitch Deck
- WSJ – The Most Coveted Ball in Golf Is From Costco. Retailer pulls golf’s version of ‘Two-Buck Chuck’ from its website after surge in popularity.