Good Reads | Week of July 30th
A few articles our team enjoyed.
Singer Rihanna nearly went broke after overspending and sued her financial advisor. The advisor responded: “Was it really necessary to tell her that if you spend money on things, you will end up with the things and not the money?”
Where in your life are you good at moderation? Where are you an all-or-nothing type? Where do you lack a shut-off switch? It pays to know thyself.
Kanye’s last two years have included wild stretches of chaos, public trauma, divisive flirtations with partisan politics, and health struggles that played out both in public and in private.
All quasi-confrontational bullshit aside, Dame Dash is a motherfucking legend. His early Roc-A-Fella Records moves alone place him somewhere next to Diddy, Russell Simmons, and Bryan “Birdman” Williams on hip-hop executive Mt. Rushmore.
It’s common for startups to wait too long before bringing on an operational leader due to the lack of clarity around the role.