Jerry Kaplan

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Technology startups are hard, blah, blah, blah. When I finished writing about failed startups, my overall impression was that technology startups were like running marathons. You could prepare, but like any novice, there was a lot to learn and only so much you could … Continue reading Jerry Kaplan

Jim Chanos

Jim Chanos was interviewed on the Financial Times podcast. I’d not heard of Chanos and  am glad I listened. For background I found Tren Griffin’s post and Barry Ritholtz’s interview helpful. Also, thanks to  Patrick O’Shaughnessy  who suggested this podcast. Here’s what I learned from Jim Chanos. 1/ Know the pot and the payout. Summaries of short sellers typically … Continue reading Jim Chanos

#97 Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin (@GretchenRubin) joined James Altucher to talk about habits, happiness, and answer why she was so unhappy in the first place (she wasn’t, and gives a good reason). Rubin is the author of a trio of books that James seems to have enjoyed. The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, and her latest, Better than … Continue reading #97 Gretchen Rubin