Author: conniec

The Big Short

The all star cast includes Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. Their characters are based on the real life individuals who figured out that subprime home loans were defaulting, and they could make millions (and billions) by betting against the housing market.

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Slicing Pie, Funding Your Company Without Funds

Talking about money isn’t always easy, but when it comes to starting your business with others, it’s important to have the discussion up front. Slicing Pie, by Mike Moyer, is about how to treat each other fairly as your business starts to make money. The life of an entrepreneur is about trying to improve people’s lives. Yet oftentimes, once the business starts to make some serious money, people who were broke when they got started, can often become greedy as they fear that they’ll get burned from their partners. Why? Because of equity. Often not at all intended, there’s a perception of deliberate injustice that results in a lack of trust.

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What We Like About It:  Squam is a podcast for creative people. It is all about nurturing creativity as a way of life, and it’s pleasant to listen to because the founder values a super chill vibe and a supportive,...

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