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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

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

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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