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Today at a Glance:
Quote: Desmond Tutu on light and darkness.
Tweet: Building a 9-figure cannabis business.
Article: Balaji on Mirrortables.
Podcast: My First Million with Steph Smith.
Bonus: A mesmerizing way to ring in the new year.
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” - Desmond Tutu
When you’re in the darkness, believe you will eventually find the light.
When you’re in the light, lift up those struggling to find it.
Colin is becoming one of my favorite Twitter creators. He drops a lot of tactical threads from earned experience that I find very interesting. This one on building a 9-figure cannabis business was great.
Balaji Srinivasan is an insanely smart deep thinker, but he does a great job breaking down complex topics into simple-ish terms.
In this piece, he dives in on the concept of a mirrortable—an on-chain representation of a traditional cap table with 24/7 uptime, international wallet support, and integration with smart contracts. Importantly, he addresses how new web3 tools can interact with web2 tools in a synergistic way.
I had to re-read several sections, but it was worth it. Fascinating stuff.
My First Million: Companies of One That Make Millions
My First Million is no secret at this point, but Steph Smith was new name for me. She was absolutely awesome in this episode, diving in on a bunch of cool opportunities that exist out there for scrappy entrepreneurs.
As I’ve said before, there’s no shortage of opportunities—just a shortage of people willing to put in the work to capitalize on them.
A mesmerizing and fitting way to ring in the new year! Sending love and best wishes to you all for an amazing year ahead.
That does it for Episode XXXIV of The Friday Five. Happy New Year! 2022 is going to be a big one. See you on the other side!
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The Unlimited Potential of Web3 with Alexis Ohanian
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