Asymmetric Bets

I've been thinking about small things that can have a disproportionately large impact.For example, buying options against potential Black Swans. The cost of an option for an unlikely event occurring is generally small but if it happens, the upside can be huge.Conversely, you can have the opposite happen. Credit Suisse made $17.5m in fees ...

Evaluating Side Hustles

Photo by Jonathan Kemper on UnsplashI'm the kind of person that likes to dive head first into ventures, getting bored of things quickly and then moving on to the next thing. These include blogging, affiliate businesses (paid traffic & SEO for SaaS and eCommerce businesses), eCommerce businesses, digital courses, self-publishing books under various pseudonyms, trading ...

Is Audible Worth It?

Audible.comAmazon Audible IntroductionIn this post, you'll learn:Is Audible worth it? How to get even more books from AudibleSome of my favorite Audible titles, A bonus Audible offer at the end.If you've already decided that you'd like to try audible, you can get a 30 day free trial and you get one credit which you can ...

Top Daily News Digest

Daily SkimmThere's a ton of information being produced now. Having an effective filter is useful. That's why I like have a newsletter with a digest of news stories where I can skim quickly to see what's there and anything that catches my eye.My favourites:The SkimmMorning BrewThe HustleThe InformationNetwealth Morning Business RoundupFinimizeFT & WSJ's Round UpAudible ...

Otter Notes Review

Otter Notes is a great application for note taking.It's an automatic transcription software (available in desktop and for iPhone/Android) -- it does the transcription in real time and while it's not perfect, it's pretty accurate and very useful.I use it for taking personal notes (which I'll put into Roam Research) instead of having to ...

Canva For Work: The Complete Canva Pro Review

I've never done graphics design before. I always thought it not within my field of expertise (it always seemed to "artsy" for me) and Adobe Photoshop just seems really intimidating requiring hundreds of hours of training. So for the last 10 years, I've always used a specialist graphics designer... until Canva that is.★★★★★Can I Try ...

LinkedIn Learning Reviews

During this period where we're all forced to stay at home, LinkedIn Learning seems to be a very popular self-quarantine activity:LinkedIn Learning Traffic SpikeLinkedIn Learning was originally Lynda.com. It then got acquired by LinkedIn and renamed to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn then got acquired by Microsoft.In a nutshell, LinkedIn Learning has:A library of over 15,000 courses in 7 ...