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Output from the 150


Shared Goodness: August 24th, 2020

What We Learned That's Shareable - PPP debt forgiveness is now open to applications and only a few have been submitted thus far. - Rob recommended the book "The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom and Philosophy to the Test of Modern Science" - (I'm about 30% done this book and I'm hooked. Thanks Rob) - George recommended a classic "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" by Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi. - Scott recommended "40 Hour [...]

Iteration 7

I'm excited to launch the seventh iteration of the 150. It's been a continual learning process that creates a better mastermind group with each phase. This time around I've introduced a few new tweaks that I believe will make the group more connected, engaged and informed. Powwows: These are timed mini groups that mix members for 10 mins at a time. The members field a question or two in the time allocated with [...]

Mixers Begin

Shared Goodness Week of June 15th Mixer Week Begins We've wrapped up our Winter/Spring Cohorts and are in the process of mixing members and adding a new event called the Powwow. The Powwow is a monthly gathering of all members of The 150, for one hour we break out into 3 to 5 groups of a few members to discuss questions in 10 min sprints. It's a great opportunity to [...]

Shared Goodness – June 1st, 2020

Shared Goodness Week of June 1st Looking for Browser Extension Developers Know anyone, if so, please email George [at] theonefifty.com and he'll connect you with the member looking for help. A History of Humans, "Sapients" and "Homo Deus" Come Recommended Both books deal with the history and the challenges humans faced at the dawn of existence and what factors are still driving us today in our modern world. A key [...]

Shared Goodness – May 18th, 2020

Shared Goodness Week of May 18th Build Then Buy Several members have been digging into acquiring existing businesses that are struggling or where the owners want to retire and move on. The "Build Then Buy: How Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game" book as been a highly recommended read by our members. They also recommend the teachings of Roland Frasier. The Barking Dog Inside You Gavin DeBecker makes a strong argument [...]

Shared Goodness – May 11th, 2020

Shared Goodness Week of May 11th, 2020 Rethink Caffeine! Michael Pollan, known for his best-selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original. In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeine’s power as the most-used drug in the world—and the only one we give to children (in soda [...]