In which I take current events apart for patterns and ideas.

A Personal History of the Career Moat

My obsession with building career moats stems from my family's experience with the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Some reflections on job security, then and now.

Is the FIRE Movement a Good Idea?

FIRE — 'financial independence, retire early' is a movement that's taking off amongst millennial knowledge workers. We explore how this relates to career strategy.