Becoming the Standard

One of themes that has become an investing mental model of mine is how successful businesses (and/or products) become a standard in the customers’ minds. Becoming the standard often affords you this psychological and/or physical “moat”. These “standards” come in many forms. They can be from the “mind-share” of the consumer, in the case of…

My Favourite Quotes for Times Like These

Like many of us, I’m still processing what is happening. As a small part of the process, I’ve turned to some quotes that seem to resonate with me at the moment. “Every decade or so, dark clouds will fill the economic skies, and they will briefly rain gold. When downpours of that sort occur, it’s…

Starting Again + List of Thoughts

FYI: there are some affiliate links used in this post mainly to show the things I’m referring to. I’m starting to get back into the swing of things again, feel the creative juices slowly once more. (Any one know what creative is always paired with juices?!?) The themes that I’ve explored in the past few…