Food for Thought:
- WashingtonPost – A venture capitalist searches for the purpose of school. Here’s what he found. – Credit DH – This is a must read if you have kids or are even remotely concerned about the future of our country and its ability to innovate. “The obvious question: if what was “learned” vanishes so quickly, was anything learned in the first place?”
- SI – After rehabilitation, the best of Michael Phelps may lie ahead
- WSJ – The Examined Life of Angelina Jolie Pitt
- Politico – Jeb Bush Is 2016’s John Kerry. – Credit DH – This is an interesting study of political strategy –
- Glamour – Reese Witherspoon at Glamour’s 2015 Women of the Year Awards: “Like Elle Woods, I Do Not Like to be Underestimated.” Always have respect for a fellow-Nashvillian, but amazing to hear some of the statistics in this speech about the almost complete absence of female lead characters in Hollywood currently.
- WSJ – Why Students Need to Sit Up and Pay Attention. Distracted, misbehaving children aren’t learning.
- OTC – The Investment Process – Part 2 – Analysis – Chief Executive Officer as Chief Investment Officer
- Atlantic – The Planet-Saving, Capitalism-Subverting, Surprisingly Lucrative Investment Secrets of Al Gore – Credit CM – The former vice president has led his firm to financial success. But what he really wants to do is create a whole new version of capitalism.
- Economist – A crush on mobile. A big merger shows where the money is heading in the industry.
- NYT – A Global Academy’s Crash Course Makes Angels Out of Investors
- WSJ – Warren Buffett Has an Image Problem. Some say billionaire hides behind image of folksy businessman.
- WSJ – Coming to a Balance Sheet Near You: $2 Trillion in Leases. Some of America’s best-known companies—like AT&T, CVS and Delta—likely will soon have to effectively boost the debt they report on their balance sheets.
- Hodinkee – A Look Inside The Personal Watch Collection Of Ralph Lauren
- Esquire – What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight
- WSJ – Fresh Cosmetics’ Secret Weapon? Monks. How an order of monks in a spent location in the Czech countryside became the key to a global beauty brand’s most luxurious product.
- Atlantic – The Vision of Charles and Ray Eames. How two designers from the 20th century influenced and predicted the way people would live in the 21st.
- NYTimes – Stonehenge Begins to Yield Its Secrets