These Are the Goods

Articles

Keeping your check size anchored to a bias established in a different regime is a sure fire way to trap yourself in flatlining growth. (By Ro Patel)

By most measures, the U.S. job market isn’t simply hot, it’s arguably the greatest sellers’ market for labor in decades, if not ever. (By Matt Klein)

A new wave of investors has emerged that manage large capital bases and win allocation over storied funds (By Mario Gabriele)

Policy is always about trade-offs, winners, losers, and unintended consequences (By Allison Schrager)

We say “wild west” as if exploring beyond the frontier is a bad thing. John Wayne is fucking crying right now. (By Packy McCormick)

All new luxuries become necessities in due time as expectations reset (By Morgan Housel)

Every week you have roughly 10,000 minutes to live your life. (By Nick Maggiulli)

Podcasts

I’m in the business of making noise (With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Peter Chernin)

This chimp digs the metaverse (With Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan)

One worker can make 3,500 nails a minute, compared to 1 in 1965 (With Tracy Alloway, Joe Weisenthal, and Dan Sichel)

The ability to adapt is the dominant strategy (With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and John Pfeffer)

Books

We could demand $5million for our best directors, double what they’d gotten at other agencies (By Michael Ovitz)