Collab Blog

Some Thoughts on Investing, an Ongoing List. (Borrowed and not)

Dont “invest in the present”; imagine the situation and narrative as it will likely exist 12+ months from now.

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Team Building

Last week we gathered as a team in Venice Beach California.

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WeaveGrid

When it comes to electrifying transportation, the future has arrived ahead of schedule.

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A Few Good Stories

I recently had lunch with a guy who’s close with Warren Buffett.

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Shared Future: What We’ve Learned So Far

We launched Collab’s Shared Future in March 2022.

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Attention

In school they tell you your paper must be a minimum of five pages long.

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Very Important and Hard to Teach

The most important decisions in your life may be whether to marry, who to marry, and whether to have kids.

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Cumulative vs. Cyclical Knowledge

President James Garfield died because the best doctors in the country didn’t believe in germs, probing Garfield’s bullet wound after…

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Handle Hard Well

I have been writing these articles for close to a decade now.

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Expectations and Reality

In 2004 the New York Times interviewed Stephen Hawking, the late scientist whose motor-neuron disease left him paralyzed and unable…

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Little Rules About Big Things

A few things I’ve come to terms with…

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A Few Good Books

A couple I’ve enjoyed lately…

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Expectations (Five Short Stories)

David Cassidy seemed to have the best life you could imagine.

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Five Questions for Charles Best

Charles Best is founder of DonorsChoose, a nonprofit that lets individuals donate directly to public school classrooms.

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Engaging With History

In 1963, LIFE Magazine asked author James Baldwin where he gets his inspiration.

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Incentives: The Most Powerful Force In The World

By age 35, Akinola Bolaji had already spent two decades scamming people online, posing as an American fisherman to con…

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Latam x Sustainability

In a global climate crisis, country borders mean little.

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Design For An Ethos Of Change

You have probably noticed things look a little different around here.

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The Adversity Quotient

A friend recently shared an article from The Harvard Crimson’s 2022 “Senior Perspectives,” which is a publication that provides an…

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It’s Supposed To Be Hard

In 1990, David Letterman asked his friend Jerry Seinfeld how his new sitcom was going.

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Good Enough

Spare a thought for the poor guppy fish, who lives a miserable existence but teaches us something important about forecasting.

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Three Big Things: The Most Important Forces Shaping the World

An irony of studying history is that we often know exactly how a story ends, but have no idea where…

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Big Beliefs

A trick to learning a complicated topic is realizing how many complex details are a cousin of something simple.

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Rare Skills

Three rare and powerful skills…

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Reality Catches Up

An asset you don’t deserve can quickly become a liability.

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