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The 26th Edition - On APPL, billionaire habits & wisdom from a 70-year old

George Nurijanian
George Nurijanian
Hello,
Did you know that in in 1997, AAPL was 90 days away from bankruptcy?
Regardless of Apple’s dark side, somehow this makes me optimistic.

Welcome to the 7 new subscribers since last week!
Read
103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known
Some of my favorites:
  • Speak confidently as if you are right, but listen carefully as if you are wrong.
  • Don’t bother fighting the old; just build the new.
  • For a great payoff be especially curious about the things you are not interested in.
Watch
How Future Billionaires Get Sh*t Done
How Future Billionaires Get Sh*t Done
An interesting piece of content from YC that is usually pretty sterile - they’re clearly trying to go for the Gen Z pop with these Mr.Beast-like Youtube thumbnails.
Some great highlights:
16:00 - Hedging Bets
10:51 - What great founders do not do
07:38 - Visible KPIs
06:36 - Meetings
Remember
  •  “A lack of bureaucracy has made Berkshire a lot of money.” - Charlie Munger (2022, source)
  • “ONE OF THE most important ways to create an environment in which Radical Candor trumps political BS is to never let one person on your team talk to you about another behind their back.” - Kim Malone Scott
Make Progress
I want to try to do something new here!
Let’s try some async brainstorming?
Reply to this email - what’s your most important goal this month (May)?
(Mine ➩ spend under $5K no matter what)
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