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Circle of Competence Issue #122


"The state of your mind is the state of your world." - Naval


I recorded an episode with Michael Girdley this past week on his work at Dura Software, creating scalable processes and scalable businesses, executive coaching, and more that I'm very excited to share next week. Based on my limited time as a new parent and working a full time job, I've decided that the best cadence for releasing podcast episodes will be every 2 weeks. This will allow me to focus 1) on finding great guests to interview 2) to prep sufficiently for each interview and 3) to focus more on my newsletter (reading and sharing) on a weekly basis.

As for future podcast episodes, I'm thrilled about the guests scheduled for the next few weeks:

- Mohnish Pabrai (Pabrai Funds)

- Brent Beshore (Permanent Equity)

- Trish Higgins (Chenmark)

- Michael Arrietta (Garden City)

- Shirin Kanji (Impact Properties)

- Henry Kaestner (Sovereign's Capital)

And I am working on adding a few more to the pipeline. Stay tuned!

Speaking of focus, this concept has become much more important and dear to me after the birth of my first child. The beauty of having a child is that you are able to much more easily say 'no' to things that don't matter because you