RECOMMENDATIONS

Creativity & Learnings

How Tyler Cowen Practices
“What is it you do to train that is comparable to a pianist practicing scales?”  If you don’t know the answer to that one, maybe you are doing something wrong or not doing enough. Or maybe you are (optimally?) not very ambitious?

 

General Business & Technology

Sequoia’s Youtube Investment Memo 2005
A fascinating inside look into how one of the worlds best VC funds evaluated one of the best investments. Clear writing, clear outlay of knowns and unknowns, and overall just a great a read.

“We Don’t Sell Saddles Here”
How do you sell a software app? Slack sold the vision and the impact instead of the product

Ambition & Greatness

Questions
“Why are certain things getting so much more expensive?” and “How do people decide to make major life changes?” Patrick Collison’s list of big questions is guaranteed to get the thoughts running.

It draws parallels to the other strong framework Richard Feynman’s 12 favorite problems framework

Society, Philosophy & Happiness

Management

The Great CEO Within: A full online book on how to operate a company across individual habits, group habits and company infrastructure. Holds learnings for both small and large companies on how to thin in systems.

Recommended Readings and Listens

Readings

Listens