Wednesday, May 11, 2016


Google Fiber is the most audacious part of the whole Alphabet [H/T @marketfolly] (LINK)

A summary of Kerrisdale Capital's short thesis on DISH Network (LINK)

The Tony Robbins Podcast - Episode 9: Mastering sales (an old interview with the late Chet Holmes) (LINK) [I couldn't help but think of J.C. Penney and the Ron Johnson era after hearing this bit from Chet Holmes (edited a bit for clarity): "The biggest mistake people make when they here these ideas is they go and change everything at their company all at once and their sales go down. When you're introducing something new you have to do it in a very controlled and a very tested way. Figure it out before you go and have everybody do it....Where I've seen some of these ideas fail is where the boss goes 'We're going to switch everybody over to this...']"
Related book: The Ultimate Sales Machine
Brain Pickings: The Source of Richard Feynman’s Genius (LINK)
Related book: Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Book of the day: Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization