Sean Iddings

Sean Iddings

Resident guitarist and aspiring intelligent fanatic.    

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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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

Perverse Incentives - Australia's Second Fleet

On January 19, 1790, three ships left England en route to Australia. This was the second fleet of ships to colonize Australia. The First Fleet was...

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...

Finding Talent Before Others

In 1959, Columbia Records was out of touch. Young Americans were no longer into jazz or classical music, Columbia’s core. They were interested in new...

It's Time to Develop Your Repertoire

Imagine having the ability to commit 10,000 pieces of data to memory. And you can recall and perform each part instantly and effortlessly. Now, I’...

Consistency Matters

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.”                - Bob Dylan, ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’Yuma, Arizona is considered to be one...

Life is More than Compounding Money

On January 9, 1995, 101 year-old Anne Scheiber left a $22 million fortune to Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. The school had never heard...

Stop Reading So Much

On a warm, sunny December afternoon in 2012, University of Tennessee sports technology coach Joe Harrington received a phone call. It was from Peyton Manning. Joe...

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