I got shut out on books. Did I mention moving sucks.
Updated stats through July:
Here are my most influential reads – in no particular order:
- Creating Impeccable Structure for Your Life – “We deeply feel the messiness of our lives.”
- Best Route to Wealth: Savings or Earnings, a Debate – “The things we own, and more broadly the lifestyle we lead, often end up owning us.”
- The 100 hour asset – “We’re all so busy doing our work that sometimes we fail to build a skill worth owning.”
- How a $30 digital product cleaned up at the Grammys – “YoungKio’s story shows that creating small digital projects is a fun, accessible, and “non” gatekept path for creative expression with a ton of optionality.”
- 4 Surprising Steps to Achieve Your Long-Term Financial Goals – “A much better approach is to look directly at your wants and desires. Don’t ignore them. Instead, understand them.”
- The Things We Take With Us When We Move – “Sparks Joy.”
- Chris Wallace masterfully turned in what might have been the best TV interview ever with President Donald Trump – “Watch for yourself. Ultimately, how the president did is your call. But there’s not much debate about how Wallace did. He was excellent.”
- Intel ‘Stunning Failure’ Heralds End of Era for U.S. Chip Sector – “Intel Corp.’s decision to consider outsourcing manufacturing heralds the end of an era in which the company, and the U.S., dominated the semiconductor industry.”
- Low Real Yields – You Can’t Avoid Them – “Indeed, if you can figure out a way to buy an asset without locking in the fundamental reality that the real risk-free rate is -1%, please let me know.”
- The Grifters, chapter 1 – Kodak – “I mean … I knew things were bad in Rochester, but I didn’t know they were that bad.”
Note: This is based on when I read the article, not necessarily when it was first published. Unfortunately, my backlog of things I would like to read always seems to dwarf the amount of time I can devote to reading.