Happy Sunday!

After what seems like forever, we finally have a winner to the 2020 US Presidential election. Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States. His running mate, Kamala Harris will be the next Vice President.

Kamala will be the first woman, and the first Black or Asian person of any gender to be elected to executive office in the US.

She's served in the US Senate and was also California's Attorney General. If California were a country, it would be the fifth-largest economy in the world and the 37th-most populous. This makes her the most qualified VP in recent history — certainly more qualified than the incumbent President.

She's an awe-inspiring person, who will become a role model to millions more across the globe.

The new leadership will be refreshing after 4 years of Trumpism. Trump's divisive character has divided the nation. His false statements, lies and manipulation of his fellow citizens has had a larger impact on a global scale. We're all looking to him leaving the white house, as we welcome the new residents in the new year.

It's a new dawn for America and I'm looking forward to what the next 4 years of a Biden and Harris leadership has in store for us.

Have an awesome week ahead,
Samuel


Featured Article

Who Really Elects the American President?
With less than a week to go until the US elections, this article demystifies the US elections process, the importance of swing states, and why it’s only a group of 538 people that formally elects the next US president - not the US citizens.

The Feynman Technique Can Help You Remember Everything You Read

Many people read books and see it as a competition to read the most books in a year. But many often forget the content of what they have read, which doesn't help with learning. I have been writing a book summary after each book I read, but will also be using some of Feynman's techniques to supercharge my learning.

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26-Year-Old Programmer Built a $1 Billion App In 2 Years — After Following His Girlfriend’s Advice

This ex-Google engineer's failed passion turned into one of the most iconic and most used apps on our smartphone. It reinforces my belief that you don't necessarily need to know what the end looks like — you just have to get started.

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Managing Client Relationships as an Investment Banker, Lawyer or Consultant

Goldman Sachs managing director and Law School adjunct professor Jim Donovan shares his insights on the skills necessary to manage and cultivate client relationships. His talk is absolute gold and has given a lot of wisdom and advice that I'm certainly going to be following.

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Tweet of the Week


This Week's Wisdom

"Marcus Aurelius had a version of this exercise where he’d describe glamorous or expensive things without their euphemisms—roasted meat is a dead animal and vintage wine is old, fermented grapes. The aim was to see these things as they really are, without any of the ornamentation."

- In the book, The Obstacle Is the Way, by Ryan Holiday

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