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In 2007, as a newly minted Vice President at Blackrock I bought a "junior 1 BR" (aka studio) in the East Village. A friend, in a similar situation bought his first place too in Williamsburg. It was a dizzying time in New York. The finance...

Regardless of your industry, writing is one of the most powerful forms of leverage. It enforces thought clarity, enables you to spread your insights, and tears down the walls of credentialing. Here are our favorite writing resources to get perfect your craft....

I'm really excited about a new investment opportunity. I want to build a portfolio of poorhouses, flop houses, and cardboard boxes. Why? It seems to be where many successful professionals think they'll ultimately end up living. And plus, in the investing spirit of Peter Lynch, I'd be "buying...

There are countless apps, extensions, and hacks to boost your focus, productivity, and knowledge management. Here's a comprehensive (albeit iOS-focused) list to get you started along with five 🏆 for the true workflow game-changers. Productivity Omnifocus 🏆 I've tried pretty much every to-do list, but none match the customizability...

My wife Lisa is out of town this weekend, leaving me with both kids for four nights. I consulted the dad playbook which reads: "To avoid a crisis, fly your mom out ASAP." Now I pride myself on being an involved dad, whose ninja moves include defusing a public...

Blogging has changed my life. And I'm not exaggerating. RadReads started as a hobby and turned into a personal engine of creativity, luck and opportunity (both financial and intellectual). In our second Webinar I share: how to get started, where people get stuck, how to...

I had the pleasure of interviewing Eugene Wei on the Rad Awakenings Podcast. We discussed how he learns, organizes his readings and synthesizes knowledge across disciplines. Don't miss what he learned from Amazon's Jeff Bezos. 1. Read multiple books in parallel The way I read now is...

Welcome to my little corner of the blog where I share my dreams, projects, struggles, and occasional reading list. This has been inspired by Derek Sivers' /now file and please reach out to chat about anything on this list. Keep it rad, fam. [thrive_leads id='631'] April 2018 What's...