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Every Tuesday, we share a conversation with one of the world's best entrepreneurs or investors. In each episode we dissect what they've mastered and how they got to the top of their field. We break down the tactics, tools, and routines you can put to use today. Including everything from favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and so much more.
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Outlier Academy Daniel Scrivner

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Every Tuesday, we share a conversation with one of the world's best entrepreneurs or investors. In each episode we dissect what they've mastered and how they got to the top of their field. We break down the tactics, tools, and routines you can put to use today. Including everything from favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and so much more.
Subscribe now and start learning how the world's best got that way. For more, visit Outlieracademy.com.

    20 Minute Playbook – Luke Gromen of The Forest for the Trees

    20 Minute Playbook – Luke Gromen of The Forest for the Trees

    “The ability to make the data useful, to interpret the data, to make music out of the data, if you will, I think you're seeing that dynamic across a lot of different sectors and in the economy.” – Luke Gromen 
    Luke Gromen (@LukeGromen) is CEO and Founder of FFTT, LLC, a macroeconomic research firm. He publishes for institutional investors and corporate strategic planners in his weekly newsletter, Tree Rings. Prior to founding FFTT, Luke focused on investment research at Cleveland Research.
    Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/fftt-luke-gromen-20mp-show-notes
    Chapters

    Connecting the dots and moving quickly

    Daily routines and writing

    Recommended reading

    On failure, success, and gratitude


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    • 21 min
    Infinite Games – Building the Next Y Combinator with Brett Goldstein of Launch House

    Infinite Games – Building the Next Y Combinator with Brett Goldstein of Launch House

    “If you can create a strong vibe where people feel deeply connected, deeply indebted to the community and the mission, you're set. Nobody wants to join another professional networking group anymore. They're looking for a good vibe.” – Brett Goldstein
    Brett Goldstein (@thatguyBG) is Co-Founder of Launch House, a private community focused on connecting and supporting top entrepreneurs. Brett was previously a product manager at Accenture, Google, and Clearbit. 
    Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/building-next-y-combinator-launch-house-brett-goldstein-show-notes 
    Chapters

    Brett's background as a product manager

    On investing early in Bitcoin and Ethereum

    Mergers and acquisitions

    The origins of Launch House

    How innovation happens

    The future of communications technology

    The future of education

    Y Combinator vs. Launch House

    Vibes as a moat

    The outlook for Launch House


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    • 52 min
    20 Minute Playbook – Mike Sall of Goldfinch

    20 Minute Playbook – Mike Sall of Goldfinch

    “Change the perspective of doing something not despite the fact that it's uncomfortable, but because it's uncomfortable, because that's the only way to learn.” – Mike Sall
    Mike Sall (@sall) is Co-Founder of Goldfinch, a decentralized credit platform for crypto loans without collateral. Mike previously co-founded Unbox Research, was Head of Data Science at Medium, and served as Product Manager at Adobe.
    Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/goldfinch-mike-sall-20mp-show-notes
    Chapters

    Technological revolutions, storytelling, and overcoming shyness

    Sleep and stress

    Inspirations and tools

    On success, failure, and gratitude


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    • 16 min
    O. A. Book Club – Perspectives on Markets and Inflation with Luke Gromen of The Forest for the Trees

    O. A. Book Club – Perspectives on Markets and Inflation with Luke Gromen of The Forest for the Trees

    “My sense of where we are is... we're basically in the first bursting global sovereign debt bubble in 100 years.” – Luke Gromen
    Luke Gromen (@LukeGromen) is CEO and Founder of FFTT, LLC, a macroeconomic research firm. He publishes for institutional investors and corporate strategic planners in his weekly newsletter, Tree Rings. Prior to founding FFTT, Luke focused on investment research at Cleveland Research. 
    Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/perspectives-data-analysis-inflation-fftt-luke-gromen-ig-show-notes
    Chapters

    Luke's experience as an analyst at investment research firms

    Interpreting and presenting investment data

    How Luke started The Forest for the Trees

    Luke's take on the current financial climate

    The importance of owning assets in today's climate

    Perspectives on inflation

    Investing in alternative assets

    Gold and Bitcoin

    Recommended books and resources


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    20 Minute Playbook – Joey Krug of Pantera Capital

    20 Minute Playbook – Joey Krug of Pantera Capital

    “I actually keep a list of big mistakes I've made, so I don't forget them.” – Joey Krug
    Joey Krug (@joeykrug) is Co-CIO at Pantera Capital, a crypto-focused asset management firm. He is Cofounder of Augur, a global betting platform, and Cofounder of Eco, a personal finance app utilizing USDC. Joey is also an advisor at 0x and Numerai.
    Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/pantera-capital-joey-krug-20mp-show-notes
    Chapters

    CRISPR, Layer Two, and design in crypto

    Synthesizing information and learning soft skills

    Superhuman and Apple Notes

    On failure, success, and gratitude


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    • 14 min
    Infinite Games – Crypto Loans in Emerging Markets with Mike Sall of Goldfinch

    Infinite Games – Crypto Loans in Emerging Markets with Mike Sall of Goldfinch

    “I don't think it's necessary to just get all the data all up front, no matter what. It's important to know exactly what questions that data's going to help answer.” – Mike Sall
    Mike Sall (@sall) is Co-Founder of Goldfinch, a decentralized credit platform for crypto loans without collateral. Mike previously co-founded Unbox Research, was Head of Data Science at Medium, and served as Product Manager at Adobe.
    Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/crypto-loans-emerging-markets-goldfinch-mike-sall-ig-show-notes
    Chapters

    How Goldfinch is helping entrepreneurs

    Mike's background and interest in data science

    Mike's experience at Coinbase

    The origins of Goldfinch

    Why raising capital in emerging markets is so difficult

    Assessing comfort levels with borrowing in crypto

    Mike's previous businesses and learnings

    The Goldfinch Flight Academy

    On crypto regulations and compliance


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    • 52 min

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