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The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneur; This is the personality combo that Steve Jobs and Richard Branson shared: They’re a special breed of innovator: they’re misfit entrepreneurs – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 20 Jun (Sat)

Life

  • This is the personality combo that Steve Jobs and Richard Branson shared: They’re a special breed of innovator: they’re misfit entrepreneurs. BI
  • Lessons From Dave Goldberg: An Open Letter To Aspiring CEOs And Young Entrepreneurs: Techcrunch
  • Toddlers Have Sense of Justice, Puppet Study Shows; Children as young as age 3 will intervene on behalf of a victim, reacting as if victimized themselves, scientists have found. NYT
  • Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last: BP
  • Oliver Sacks on Storytelling, the Curious Psychology of Writing, and What His Friendship with the Poet Thom Gunn Taught Him About Creativity and Originality: BP
  •  A 24-year-old entrepreneur spent 4 days with Richard Branson — here’s what she learned from him: BI
  • Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts Dies at 95; Cable-TV pioneer and tenacious deal maker built family business into a media empire. Ralph Roberts, Comcast founder, 1920-2015: WSJ, FT, NYT
  • Use Everyday Life to Teach Kids About Money: WSJ
  • Lessons on family business succession from Rupert Murdoch: Campden
  • A father’s dark legacy: The fate of Bernie Madoff’s sons should be a lesson for all dads on the importance of integrity: Star
  • Disney has been hiding a secret message in its movies for years: BI
  • The brilliantly revealing interview question one tech CEO asks every job candidate: “If you worked in a restaurant, what role would you want?”: BI
  • Lunch with the FT: Takashi Murakami:  ‘Japan’s Andy Warhol’ has blurred the lines between art and commerce. Over two burgers in Tokyo, he talks about fantasy beating reality and his quest to be understood: FT
  • Believe It Or Not, Most Published Research Findings Are Probably False: Bigthink
  • How Richard Baker engineered Hudson’s Bay Co.’s stunning turnaround with a ‘leap of faith’ in real estate: FP
  • Dishonesty in business most likely to occur as window of opportunity closes: SCMP
  • 13 Practical Ideas That Have Helped Me Make Better Decisions: Farnam
  • Why it’s easier to describe “what makes us happy” than answer the question “what is happiness?”: Farnam

Books

  • The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs: Amazon
  • How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business : Amazon

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