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Two principles on collecting data, from the field of Statistical Process Control. As with most principles in SPC, this is both simpler and more important than you might think.
What a puzzle from Charlie Munger tells us about a supply-side business model with unreasonably high returns.
What a famous investing framework — part of the modern canon of value investing — tells us about the expertise of capital in business.
What it looks like when you come up with a diagnosis for your business, a thing that is necessary for strategy.
How Lee Walker overcame Dell's biggest growth plateau in 1986. A story about capital, imagination, and creative deal-making.
Two personal stories of capital expertise 'in the small' — or why financing creativity can be just as important to smaller businesses, as it is in larger, more sophisticated ones.
Renaming the business expertise triad from Supply/Demand/Capital to the simpler Operations/Market/Capital.
Cedric talks to Eric Nehrlich about driving down the error rate for Google's revenue forecasting from 10-20% down to 0.5%, his approach to executive coaching, and how to come up with small experiments for personal growth.
What, exactly, is the skill of capital? What does it consist of? How do you recognise it? We walk through three stories, and then talk about the shape of the skill in practice.
A technical overview of how I'm applying the methods and ideas of the Becoming Data Driven in Business series.
Accelerated Expertise is the best book we have on creating accelerated training programs today.
7 Powers is arguably the best book on business strategy currently available today.
Working Backwards is the first book that explains how Amazon really works.
David Epstein's mediocre book argues the merits of being a generalist. Instead of reading it, read this and subscribe to Epstein's newsletter.
What do we actually know about burnout? What does the research say? Is burnout preventable? All the research, in one free, updated place.
The bare minimum you need to know to be an adequate manager. Short enough to finish in three hours. Meaty enough to take 6-8 months to master.
The soup-to-nuts guide to building a career moat. We start from understanding your job market, executing a skills audit, all the way to building and then maintaining a moat.