Lateral Thinking

Matei Psatta
An exercise in lateral thinking
Created 01 Aug 2021
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  • Mr. Kanye West & a newsletter update
    15 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 13 2
    This is an update email - if you’re looking for a lateral thinking puzzle, wait for the next email. If you’re curious as to where this newsletter is going (and read about business), read on. These pas...
  • A penny for you to shut up
    12 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Today’s topic is really close to my heart and I feel it will resonate strongly, although differently, with a lot of you. A man leaves a motel room in the middle of the night, then forgets his apartmen...
  • Missed one
    11 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    It finally happened, I missed a day. Thanks for everyone who checked in - I’m doing fine, you’ll most likely see on Friday why the delay happened. Out of respect for your time, let’s jump to today’s p...
  • Calling it quits
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 8 1
    If you heard me complaining about last week, you’ve seen nothing yet. This week’s coming in hotter than ever. Without further ado, let’s speedrun this newsletter yet again: Two men ordered dinner in a...
  • Defining the problem
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    We’re back at it with a new week, ladies and gents. Today’s piece is a special one. Edward de Bono is the person who coined the term “lateral thinking”. He died earlier this year, so to commemorate th...
  • A Few Good (Lateral) Thoughts #11
    06 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 4 0
    Here’s what you definitely missed from this week (because sending hours were… chaotic, to say the least): Herp, derp, opinons The one word I simply cannot type correctly - camaraderie Wise investment ...
  • You don't need an opinion
    05 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 5 0
    Ah, one of my favorite subjects. Opinions. Like one of my favorite quotes go: “Opinions are like assholes. Everyone has one.” But before jumping into that (opinions, not assholes), let’s jump to today...
  • Camaraderie and other complicated words
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 5 0
    Top of the… day/evening to you? Why do we even care about time. Consistency is key - I’ll admit I have no idea how I keep sending newsletters during these hectic days, but here I am and I am pretty pr...
  • Things to invest in
    03 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 12 0
    Regardless of the day it is wherever you’re reading this, happy Tuesday! First of all, I’m most likely the closest I’ve been to missing a newsletter in the past month because there might be some inter...
  • Coming up with The Idea
    02 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 5 0
    Today’s Tuesday for some, Monday for others, time is just a social construct so let us not spend it wondering if I’m late with my newsletters or not. You have better things to do. Instead, let’s start...
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