Standing on the Shoulders of GIANTS
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Retail Maverick: Simon Marks
Here is an excerpt from our book, Intelligent Fanatics Project: How Great Leaders Build Sustainable Businesses: Simon Marks Marks & Spencer ‘Occasionally, you’ll find a...
11 May 2018
Nikola Tesla Could Have Been The Richest Man Ever
In Oct 1882, electric street lamps were lighting portions of downtown Manhattan. By that time Edison Electric Company had 1,500 lamps in operation. Gas lighting,...
09 May 2018
Gustavus Swift – An Incredible Story of Overcoming Obstacles
Many have heard of business titans such as Cornelius Vanderbilt (Railroads), Andrew Carnegie (Steel), John D. Rockefeller (Oil), and John Pierpont Morgan (Financier). Far fewer have...
08 May 2018
Roger Penske: Building Team Penske
Enjoy this excerpt from our case study on Roger Penske. Members can access the full case study [HERE] Aren’t a member yet? [JOIN HERE] It’...
28 April 2018
The Most Valuable Investment Skill
What is important, knowable, and overlooked by most investors? Y Combinator president Sam Altman said: Learning to identify super talented people before everyone else does is...
21 April 2018
Dr. Venkataswamy and Aravind Eye Care: The Power of Compassionate Constraints
Enjoy this excerpt from our case study on Dr. V and Aravind Eye Care. Members can access the full case study [HERE] Aren’t a member...
14 April 2018
Some Thoughts on "Cradles of Eminence: Childhoods of More Than 700 Famous Men and Women"
As an investor interested in leadership development and as a father of two small children, I am fascinated by how the childhood environment and, more specifically,...
21 March 2018
New Online Course – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Over the last 20 years I’ve been on the pursuit of mastering the guitar. I’ve studied greatness. I’ve experimented. I’ve developed a...
18 March 2018
[FULL CHAPTER] The Fighting Scottish Clan: Harold & Dan Leever
Here is a full chapter from our new book, Intelligent Fanatics: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Fighting Scottish Clan: Harold & Dan Leever MacDermid...
11 February 2018
Beware When Studying Greatness
Studying intelligent fanatics, or greatness in any field should have a large disclaimer. Brent Beshore’s recent tweet should be it: Success, of any magnitude, is...
07 February 2018
The Textile Titan: Roger Milliken
Here is an excerpt from our new book, Intelligent Fanatics: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Textile Titan: Roger Milliken Milliken & Company By any...
05 February 2018
Cult of Convenience: Chester Cadieux
Here is an excerpt from our book, Intelligent Fanatics Project: How Great Leaders Build Sustainable Businesses: Cult of Convenience: Chester Cadieux QuikTrip “Back when I had...
05 February 2018
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