The Best Quotes From Kanye West’s 2005 Interview With Charlie Rose

Notes: Neil: This interview was recorded in the year where everything was finally going right for Kanye West, when he’s finally getting recognized for his elite talent. His energy is equal parts relief, confidence, and excitement here. Like many elite performers, Kanye’s motivation and frustration is driven by the gap between how he sees himselfContinue reading “The Best Quotes From Kanye West’s 2005 Interview With Charlie Rose”

The Best Quotes From “The Last Dance” Documentary

Notes: Neil: I’ve watched every documentary in the original 30 for 30 ESPN series and most of the documentaries ESPN has made since then, including my new favorite, The Last Dance. (My other favorites are No Crossover, The Two Escobars, The Fab Five, Broke, Ghosts of Ole Miss, Survive and Advance, Bad Boys, Sole Man,Continue reading “The Best Quotes From “The Last Dance” Documentary”

The Best Quotes From Shirley Chisholm’s 1972 Presidential Announcement Speech

Notes: Neil: Shirley Chisholm is one of the most underrated politicians in American history. She’s mostly known as the first black candidate for President in 1972, which is the source of this speech. I most remember her campaign slogan “Unbought and unbossed“, which promised an independent leader who wasn’t afraid to stand up to theContinue reading “The Best Quotes From Shirley Chisholm’s 1972 Presidential Announcement Speech”

The Best Quotes From The “Hillary” Documentary

Notes: Neil: If you aren’t already a fan of Hillary Clinton, you still may not want to vote for her after watching this documentary, but you will respect her elite drive and intelligence and may examine what it means for current and future generations of American politicians that it’s still such an uphill battle forContinue reading “The Best Quotes From The “Hillary” Documentary”

The Founder Tree

Who is the greatest football coach of all time? Championships matter, of course. But when ESPN assembled an all-star panel to pick the 20 best NFL coaches in history, these experts focused on another key attribute when ranking these leaders — their coaching trees. It’s not enough to win now. You also have the responsibility to recruitContinue reading “The Founder Tree”

Entrepreneurship = Get Rich Slow

Ever seen this quote? “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life living like most people can’t.” Starstruck wantrepeneurs: Understand the real-world challenges that you’re going to face as a startup founder. It’s not just 100+ hour work weeks coding inContinue reading “Entrepreneurship = Get Rich Slow”