money Tag

This post started as an Instagram story. Don't miss part II Burning money is a dumb metaphor and our impassioned reader comments. We've all heard that "paying rent is like burning money" but that's just one component in the rent versus own debate. I wrote about the...

This post was adapted from a @radreadsco Instagram story. If the old adage "paying rent is like burning money" is true, then our family has (and will) continue to burn it for many years to come. Two years before I left Wall Street, I made the...

Are you willing to lose 100% of your investment? That's the starting point for any angel investment. As it should be. With no product, customers, and team - angel investing is a risky proposition. (If you're not convinced, even VC professionals have a 90% failure rate.)...

Summer SZN is here and I've slowed down the pace of the blog and newsletter. Despite an attempt to take last week "off," I got an email from my website host saying that my blogging software needed an upgrade. I went and did it. Then,...

I recently read about an insane time hack involving a microwave and a "ruthlessly" organized university chancellor. Instead of setting cook times of 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00 - this time hacker types in 1:11, 2:22 and 3:33, saving the their index finger one inch of travel...

The hard work is done. You’ve tendered your resignation without burning bridges. You’re at peace with the sunk cost of putting a successful career trajectory on hold. You’ve modeled out your cash flows. Your health insurance is buttoned up. After all, quitting should be easier...

Now that I’ve got your attention, here’s a talk I gave at the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival on May 9, 2018 in New York City. It’s been viewed close to 200,000 times, I guess the subject resonates. [thrive_leads id='631'] Quitting your job, isn’t actually...