Standing on the Shoulders of GIANTS
An Introduction to the Bridgeburner Mental Model
I am a fan of fantasy fiction. I have tried quite a few fantasy fiction series and my favorites so far are Rowling, Robert Jordan and...
16 November 2018
Case Study - Anita Dongre
“My strength is in the fact that we work as one person.”~ Anita Dongre Anita Dongre is not called the queen of prêt for nothing. In...
21 September 2018
What Is This Company Worth?
This is a real world example. How much would you pay for the following company? *Trailing twelve month (TTM), quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), year-over-year (YoY)*Here is the...
11 September 2018
John Morgan: Operating With An Ace Up His Sleeve
“I’ve never seen a fold like that...(that was) the craziest hand I’ve ever seen.” Those words were uttered by three-time World Series of...
09 August 2018
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The Greatest Barrier to Entry
22-year-old Lorena Ramirez stunned the world in April 2017. Ramierz won a 31 mile ultramarathon in Mexico. She ran the treacherous mountain trail in 7 hours...
10 December 2018
When Community and Business Come Together
I recently wrote about Milton Hershey, the founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company. Not only did he create the largest chocolate company in the world, but...
23 November 2018
Black Friday Deal
We have a special gift for new members. The best way to achieve your goals is by learning from the world’s greatest business builders, investors,...
21 November 2018
Balance Is Underrated
I disagree. Balance is overrated, and incompatible with an interesting and impactful life. https://t.co/aBSQXkkt7g— Florent Crivello (@Altimor) November 8, 2018 It is...
10 November 2018
The Story of Milton Hershey – The Sweetest Place on Earth
Few exceptional businesses are created quickly. In addition, exceptional leaders are not created quickly. It takes years of intelligent, diligent, and obsessive work before each intelligent...
30 October 2018
Action Speaks Louder Than Words
In March 2006, the leader of an organization wrote the following in his letter to investors:“My goal is to see [Company name] become a great...
18 October 2018
What Not To Do
Letter to Members - 2018 Update
It’s been nearly a year since we launched IntelligentFanatics.com. We want to thank all our members for rallying around our cause and supporting us....
11 October 2018
John D. Rockefeller's Birthplace
For more than half of my life I've lived less than 30 miles from John D. Rockefeller's birthplace in Richford, NY. Actually in the early 1840s,...
06 September 2018
The Curse of the Rockefellers
On one quaint Sunday in New York in the early 1900s, Laura Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, attended church. During the service, an all too...
30 August 2018
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