This week I discovered the Financial Modelling World Cup, which hold esports events on YouTube where contestants solve financial modelling problem statements using an Excel template, complete with commentators!
There are a lot of assumptions in Amaca's blog about how he got wealthy without working too hard, but the post is nevertheless interesting & might spark a life rethink for some. Applying the 80/20 rule to any aspect of your life is always worth considering, and so it getting out of the rat race.
With the large amounts of remote working in place now, many proponents of a return to the office talk about missing the spontaneous productivity of casual in person meetings in the office. Seth Godin gives a different view on how remote work allows so much more equitable collaboration and that productivity can and does still happen, it just requires effort.
Do you know your ARR from your MRR from your NRR? If not, check out this great post from David Sacks & Ethan Ruby on Substack that explains each of the core SaaS metrics. Their product Saas Grid is a neat tool that lets you track your own metrics.
Dark Matter Labs and EIT Climate-KIC published an interesting post about how the invisible structures & infrastructures such as regulation, procurement, contracting and finance mechanisms need to be addressed in order to accelerate the climate transitions required in cities.