Book Review 9: A Man for All Markets

Welcome back! This time, we’re taking a look at A Man for All Markets, written by Ed Thorpe. This man. Ed Thorpe. This man… Invented card counting Built a machine to accurately (and profitably) predict roulette Pioneered quantitative finance Made millions through ^ Taught college level math Insane. I’ve never been so impressed by someone that I’d never heard of. Heck – I worked at…

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Book Review 7: The Fish That Ate The Whale

Welcome back to another edition of Will’s book reviews. This week we’re covering The Fish That Ate The Whale, the story of Samuel Zemurray, aka the “Banana King”. In it, we see classic themes such as the American dream, lean startups vs. bloated corporations, and corporate colonialism, set against a backdrop of explosive growth in Banana consumption in the USA. It hadn’t occurred to me…

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Book Review 6: Super Thinking

  Welcome back to another edition of the only blog posts I write lately – amazing book reviews. This round’s book is called Super Thinking – written by the founder of DuckDuckGo, Gabriel Weinberg and his wife, Lauren McCann. It’s written like a textbook, with a smattering of strategies to elevate your thinking process. Personally, I really enjoyed it. A bit of information overload at…

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Book Review 3: The Effective Executive

  Hey Team! Hope you all are doing great. Back again, with another book review. This is a great one. There’s something about these older management tomes that stand the test of time. They are truly works of art. The Effective Executive, by Peter Drucker. A guide on how to be an effective (results-achieving) executive (knowledge worker with autonomy). This book is particularly relevant to…

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Book Review 2: High Output Management

Hey all – back at it again, HMS book summary #2. High Output Management by Andy Grove. A great book that pushed the edges of my comfort zone considerably. I’ve always been good as an individual contributor (IC) both in work and in sports, let’s say competitive arenas. However, I’ve never truly led a team and I want to someday. How would I lead? How…

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Life updates, the Honest Marketer Program and Denver, Colorado

  Good morning fam 🙂 Long time no talk. I’ve got some big updates for y’all. 1 – I have a new job at Perfect Keto. I’ve been watching this company for a long, long time. Always been a fan of their products and mission. For one reason or another, it never made sense to work together. But in January of this year, the stars…

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