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Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 11/16/2020)

Every Friday I highlight the most interesting or entertaining items from my media diet of the past week.



  • A Bit of Everything with Adam Grant ( Conversation between Grant and Simon Sinek. Many insights about business, leadership, status, and personal growth.
  • Daily Stoic: Matthew McConaughey On Winning the Role of Life ( Host Ryan Holliday talks to the actor about his new book and philosophy. McConaughey is an energetic, charismatic and thoughtful guest.
  • Status Games with Eugene Wei ( Conversation that draws on Wei’s well-regarded “Status-as-a-Service” article and explores product design ideas, digital scarcity, virtual goods and social status.
  • Think Like an Economist ( Excellent and accessible economics 101 lessons from a pair of married economists.
  • Vice: Source Material Podcast ( New program in which real-life events unfold from the voices of those who experienced it. Episodes aired so far: life on a COVID cruise ship, a shooting at a popular BBQ spot, a fire in a London residential tower.

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