Hedge Fund Titan David Tepper Is Planning to Return Investors’ Money
He earned billions during the depths of the financial crisis by buying shares in beaten-down banks while others headed for the exits. He has notched annualized returns of more than 25% on average since Appaloosa’s start, said a person familiar with the firm. He has used his wealth to push for the passage of gay marriage in New York, buy into professional sports teams and support education and food banks around the country.
When we set things up and approach things in the right way, that defines our experience.
Instead, paper restricts us to single-tasking, which has numerous advantages of its own. Single-tasking allows us to more easily achieve the flow state. In the flow state, also known as “being in the zone,” we burn less brain fuel (oxygenated glucose). It turns out, the vast majority of us are actually incapable of multitasking. What we refer to as “multitasking” is actually our brain jumping rapidly back and forth between tasks, which burns this same oxygenated glucose at monstrous rates, leading us into energy nosedives mid-afternoon. Multitasking has also been shown to induce the production of cortisol (a stress hormone) and adrenaline (which triggers our fight or flight response). It’s even been shown to lower our IQ!
GROUPMUSE IN INC MAGAZINE may 2019
The cold cold and unromantic fact is that a good product with great distribution will almost always beat a great product with poor distribution.
Companies that blitzscale have to rapidly navigate a set of key transitions as their organizations grow, and have to embrace counterintuitive rules like hiring “good enough” people, launching flawed and imperfect products, letting fired burn, and ignoring angry customers.
The chessboard keeps adding new pieces and new dimensions over time
Dropbox founder on stages of growth in a business
You’ve spent hundreds of hours in the gym sculpting yourself to demi-god perfection, but knowing the best way to stylishly accommodate a well-built body isn’t always straightforward. When you’re pumped-up, it’s hard to find items of clothing that’ll fit well; while most trousers may fit you around the waist, they are typically too tight around the glutes and thighs, or you may find that a jacket fits you on the chest, but its snug around the biceps. Sizing issues aside, there’s also the added fear of looking too stumpy, or too square. Sure, you look great in gym gear, but what about the rest?
There are few things more unbecoming than a man in a too-tight T-shirt (we don’t need to see your nipples, thank you very much). That said, you shouldn’t feel as if you have to hide your assets; rather, your clothes need to complement them. The key idea here is keeping your clothing lightweight and not too structured (that is, not overly sculpted with pleats, darts, shoulder pads, canvas linings and suchlike).
Unstructured jackets (safari, bombers and truckers) and throw-overs (shawl-collared cardigans, blousons and shirt jackets) are a good path to go down, as such garments will stretch to accommodate your considerable proportions.
When it comes to tailoring, avoid double-breasted jackets, which broaden the chest (as they nip in the waist). Rather, purchase single- or double-buttoned jackets that fit well – and not too tightly – on the shoulders. The seam should hit right at the end of your shoulder for a comfortable fit. This is crucial, as it’s the hardest element for a tailor to tweak – the rest can be altered to your measurements. Cotton-poplins, twill and linen-blends are generally more relaxed in fit and will allow for easy movement compared to stiff tweeds and wool.
For the bottom half, trousers should not be too skinny otherwise you will look top-heavy; look for straight-leg trousers instead. If your quads are too big, buy a size up and have them tailored to fit. Avoid anything cropped, whatever you do, as it’ll shorten the legs and unbalance your proportions.
Formal shoes on the daintier side will enhance the size of everything else, so go for something a little more robust.
So, in short, the master plan is:
Build sports car
Use that money to build an affordable car
Use that money to build an even more affordable car
While doing above, also provide zero emission electric power generation options
Don't tell anyone.
The main reason of pt 1 was to explain how our actions fit into a larger picture, so that they would seem less random
So, in short, Master Plan, Part Deux is:
Create stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage
Expand the electric vehicle product line to address all major segments
Develop a self-driving capability that is 10X safer than manual via massive fleet learning
Enable your car to make money for you when you aren't using it
Ilaria Urbinati article
“The people with the best personal style are the ones who have a strong sense of self and who don’t take it too seriously,” she told us. “Style should be an expression and extension of self, it’s not about trying to be someone you’re not.”
You can get away with a whole lot of rule-breaking and crazy prints or colors or whatever stylistically adventurous things you’re into trying if the clothes are perfectly tailored.”
“Any time I see a guy with an interesting shoe or boot, I think it elevates the look.”
- Ilaria Urbinati
It is also the latest in a string of IPO candidates with giant-sized losses. WeWork, which subleases office space on a short-term basis to a variety of companies, previously reported a loss last year of nearly $2 billion on revenue of $1.8 billion.
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations.
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