Wednesday, September 11, 2019


"You’ve got to remember that it’s the nature of things that most small businesses will never be big businesses. It’s also in the nature of things that most big businesses eventually fall into mediocrity or worse." --Charlie Munger (2008

The iPhone and Apple’s Services Strategy - by Ben Thompson (LINK)

Battle of the Bubbles [H/T @ShaneAParrish] (LINK)
The early darling of fizzy water is losing ground to big soda, and shareholders are questioning its management.
T. Boone Pickens, the ‘Oracle of Oil,’ corporate raider and billionaire philanthropist, dies at 91 (LINK)

Decrypted Podcast: Is Your Amazon Habit Wrecking the Planet? (LINK)

With ‘Talking to Strangers,’ Malcolm Gladwell Goes Dark (LINK)
Related book: Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Malcolm Gladwell on Talking to Strangers (video) (LINK)

Would you eat an animal if you knew it was as old as the U.S. Constitution? (LINK)

Book of the day (released next month): The Body: A Guide for Occupants - by Bill Bryson