The Opportunist – The Wheel of Meaningless Growth

“The plan itself is opportunism.”

E L Emerson  

QUOTE – The truth about roses

“A ‘no’ wrapped in roses is still a ‘no’.”

STRONGER – Your 9 minute core workout 

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FOCUS – The art of prioritising things 

(Brandmentalist)

INVESTING – Today’s best money

Alan Steel – The long and short of success…

Howard Lindzon – The financial markets work in mysterious ways…  

Ben Carlson – Here’s a really good lesson for Millennial investors…

Michael Batnick – Amazon – One of the greatest stocks of its generation…

Visual Capitalist – The most valuable tech skills of 2017 (and you’ve probably never heard of them)… 

Tony Isola – Remember to focus on the big picture while everyone else is losing their minds… 

Ben Carlson – For those who think being busy is a badge of honour…  

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – The Wheel

For growth to be meaningful it must it must produce real value for both parties (the company and the customer). Brian Balfour, Coelevate

FUND RAISING – Bet on the team and the dream

Remember: “With seed money, founders test an idea to see if there is any potential of product/market fit. A seed investor evaluates many attributes of the company, but in the end is likely betting on the team and the dream.” Tomasz Tunguz, Redpoint 

HOW TO COMMAND ATTENTION

To exert your influence on others take inventory of how you habitually position yourself in front of the world and repair if necessary. For example, in playing poker, half the game is reading your opponents to decide whether they have good hands or are bluffing. Everyone has a tell. The same goes for everyday life. be aware of how you hold yourself and realize that “you’re always signaling about your intentions and feelings, and so is everyone else.” Will Yakowicz, Inc

HOW NOT TO COMMUNICATE

Confirming you’re an idiot without ever opening your mouth…

 

Until tomorrow…

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