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There's no playbook for coming up with business ideas. You could identify your own pain points to see first-hand what products could be improved. You could spot an injustice in the world and commit to its eradication. You could back into seams of opportunity using...

12/15 Update: Robinhood said on their blog that they "plan to work closely with regulators as we prepare to launch our cash management program, and we’re revamping our marketing materials, including the name." 12/14 Update: SIPC CEO and president Stephen Harbeck told Bloomberg "I disagree with the statement...

Money doesn't grow on trees. And it also doesn't grow in savings accounts at brick-and-mortar banks like Chase, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America. In fact (as of this writing) the average interest rate across all US based savings accounts is a paltry 0.09%. Yet,...

This is an excerpt from Steve Nash's 2018 Hall of Fame induction speech. You can watch the full speech on YouTube. Steve Nash enters the NBA hall of fame Find something you love to do, Do it every day. Be obsessed. Balance can come later. Use your imagination. Put...

We're surrounded by scarcity.  The day starts with "I didn't sleep enough." Then the rush to get the kids fed and out the door is accompanied by the nagging feeling that as parents we're "not present enough." Next, a commute skimming articles on our phones and...

My wife Lisa really likes it when I'm hungover. Not the post-Vegas kind, but the one-too-many-bottles-of-wine-with-married-friends kind of hangover. (The latter ensures I'm still coherent enough to not abdicate my parental responsibilities.) When I'm hungover, my mind can ease out of its regular state of restlessness. The...

This is a follow up to: Content is too hard to monetize, so I'm sticking with consulting Last week we established that being a digital content creator is hard AF. The post was shared wildly (including by the Financial Times) and it elicited a wave of...

Tis the season. Meet the new Managing Directors. Welcome the new Partners. Shout out to the Forbes 30 under 30 list. And yes you're overjoyed when this happens to one of your friends. But then for a split second, you somehow find yourself rooting against...

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Note: Readers responded with some additional ideas about monetization. And you can view this post as an Instagram Story Selling your time for money is such a clichéd way of becoming an entrepreneur. In fact, in the world of hyper-growth startups and unicorns, billing by the hour...