Nassim Nicholas Taleb on “Seneca’s Barbell” – The Strategy for an Antifragile Life

Antifragility implies more to gain than to lose, equals more upside than downside, equals (favorable) asymmetry. … Fragility implies more to lose than to gain, equals more downside than upside, equals (unfavorable) asymmetry. – Nassim…

The Biggest Takeaways from Nassim Taleb’s Book “Skin In The Game” – Part Two

After my second read of Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s book Skin In The Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life, it’s time for another part of everyday wisdom that can make you smarter. If you missed Part…

Peter Thiel on “What Valuable Company Is Nobody Building? ”

“What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” – Peter Thiel Here you won’t find an answer on what exactly is the valuable company that nobody is building. However, you will find…

The Biggest Takeaways from Nassim Taleb’s Book “Skin In The Game” – Part One

Nassim Taleb’s Skin In The Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life is the book that fascinated me the most recently. It is deep on many levels: there’s advice on how to live ethical and antifragile…

Why It Is Hard (and Bad) To Learn From Experience

Experience is a dear teacher. – Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin is certainly right. However, learning from experience can be expensive. And quite hard. Kahneman and Tversky in their paper describe the main reasons why it…

Naval Ravikant on How Your “Specific Knowledge” Might Create Value

[…] Someone’s asking about my tweet, that you can’t get rich by renting out your time. Is there really any other way to get rich? Yeah, if I had to summarize how to make money—at…