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MBA in wine?

August 4, 2018


The Great Depression in the United States (1929 – 1941)

August 4, 2018

The Great Depression: Causes & Responses

Causes:
1) Overspeculation of Stocks
2) Wage Stagnation
3) Gold Standard
4) Banking Practices

President Hoover’s Responses
1) Increased Tariffs (Smoot-Hawley)
2) “Liquidate Everything”

Outcome: WWII


What does it take to be a successful comedian? Jerry Seinfeld

August 4, 2018

“You have to be kind of a ruthless person, in some form. A relentless, ruthless person. That cannot be taught. That is you can slap me, night after night after night, I’m going to keep coming back. And then…”


Wartime vs Peacetime CEO: Ben Horowitz (Min 18:25)

July 29, 2018

After reading Jim Collin’s books, read Mr. Horowitz’s book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things.


5 stages of an enterprise in decline: Jim Collins

July 29, 2018

Stage 1: Hubris born of success
Stage 2: Undisciplined pursuit of more
Stage 3: Denial of risk and peril
Stage 4: Grasping for salvation
Stage 5: Capitulation

Mr. Collins’ books
1) Built to Last (1994)
2) Good to Great (2001)
3) How the Mighty Fall (2009)
4) Great by Choice (2011)


On Gift: Malcolm Gladwell

July 29, 2018

Mr. Gladwell’s book, Outliers, is a must read and available on Audible.com.


The Great Strike of 1877: Railroads and Resistance with Cornell X

July 27, 2018


Put the hurt on.

July 27, 2018


On Preparation

July 27, 2018


“How bad do you want it?”

July 27, 2018



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