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Rory Week – Rory’s Reads

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. This post was part of a week of posts about Rory Sutherland. I learned many things, but broadly Sutherland speaks about four big ideas; creative thinking is hard but worth it, rationality is the wrong model, framing and choice architecture change decisions, and butterfly […]

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Rory Week – Butterflies

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path.   This post was part of a week of posts about Rory Sutherland. I learned many things, but broadly Sutherland speaks about four big ideas; creative thinking is hard but worth it, rationality is the wrong model, framing and choice architecture change decisions, and […]

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Rory Week – Framing

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. This post was part of a week of posts about Rory Sutherland. I learned many things, but broadly Sutherland speaks about four big ideas; creative thinking is hard but worth it, rationality is the wrong model, framing and choice architecture change decisions, and butterfly […]

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Rory Week – Irrational

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. This post was part of a week of posts about Rory Sutherland. I learned many things, but broadly Sutherland speaks about four big ideas; creative thinking is hard but worth it, rationality is the wrong model, framing and choice architecture change decisions, and butterfly […]

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Rory Week – Illogic (1/5)

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. This post was part of a week of posts about Rory Sutherland. I learned many things, but broadly Sutherland speaks about four big ideas; creative thinking is hard but worth it, rationality is the wrong model, framing and choice architecture change decisions, and butterfly […]

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Ben Thompson

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Ben Thompson spoke with Shane Parrish on The Knowledge Project podcast. Their conversation covered Ben’s start, tech today, and one of my favorite topics – strengths as weaknesses and weaknesses as strengths. This is not our first post with Thompson’s takes. In Exponent 108 […]

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Tren Griffin

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Tren Griffin was delightful in his podcast with Patrick O’Shaughnessy. What makes these two such a treat is the enthusiasm. This post will be a snapshot whereas Tren’s blog is an ongoing story. … Businesses succeed when they create something of value and capture […]

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TIL2017 – Argue

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. This post is part of the TIL2017 Summary Series. As we saw in the Rory Week posts, presentation matters. Which is why we say to “argue well” rather than “avoid yes men.” Arguing well is doing, not avoiding. Here’s how people suggested it this […]

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Ben Falk

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Update: This is a two-parter. First, the update from Falk on Wharton Moneyball¬†and below from his podcast with Zach Lowe. Getting lucky. When asked how he got started in analytics Falk said: “The short answer is right place, right time.” “But also the right […]