December 2018

KEVIN GARNETT
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Kevin Garnett is suing his accountant for $77m because his accountant helped his financial advisor steal all that money. That’s almost half of his after-tax 22-year earnings! He’s the highest paid NBA player ever. This is exactly why I do...
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GROUP ECONOMICS
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Yesterday I was completely inspired by the commitment from the top athletes in the WNBA, NBA, retired NFL, Hollywood execs, music producers, business execs, tech founders and content creators who all spent 6 hours together with me discussing GROUP ECONOMICS!...
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ACCELERATORS AND INCUBATORS
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When you have no idea how to get your startup off the ground it may be a good idea to seek out an incubator. When you have a startup and need help taking it to the next level you may...
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TECH CONFERENCES
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If you are a founder you need to go to tech conferences. Period. I have a rule: invest a certain amount of money in my own development every year. You should do the same! I also grow my business from...
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MICROSOFT
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I’ve been getting a lot of questions from you guys asking me what the “average person” should invest in to get started. The answer is simple: public stocks. Not private companies like Uber and Airbnb, public stocks that 1) offered...
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BLACKBERRY
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Anyone remember this logo?! Man, I do. I rarely talk about hardware but I study failures more than successes. Here are some things I was studying tonight as I vet a hardware investment opportunity. I want to see what separates...
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APPLE
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Over the last 6 months I’ve spoken to over 100 people about what’s in their IRA or 401k and 90% of y'all have “conservative” allocations in things like bonds and cash. I’ve seen some people get returns of -1% the...
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RICHELIUE DENNIS
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#RicheliueDennis has inspired me more in the last 9 months than anyone else. His story, from Liberia, is simply amazing. From selling Shea Moisture on the corners of Harlem to selling the company to Unilever for high 9 figures! If you...
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BYRON ALLEN
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Just like most of our community doesn’t know about #robertfsmith in PE they also don’t know about #ByronAllen in media. Byron Allen, Former Stand-Up Comic, Runs the 'Walmart of Television' & is known as "TV's Undercover Mogul" and has one of the best, most...
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ROBERT F. SMITH
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Robert F. Smith is the most significant thing to happen to African Americans in private equity in a long time. Not since Reginald Lewis’ “Why Should White Guys Have All The Fun” have I been so inspired and challenged. What...
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