Things I Didn't Learn in School

Paul Podolsky
The overlap between macro and micro. Big picture written analysis of the economy, markets and history; little picture podcasts where I extract an individual's life lessons.
Created 28 Dec 2020
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  • The Barbell As Medicine
    01 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Happy New Year! The most likely New Year’s resolution is some combo of get-in-shape and lose weight; worship of a sculpted physique is at least as old as ancient Greece. That’s why I thought a special...
  • The Stories We Tell
    26 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 4 3
    If someone forwarded this to you, you can read what I am up to here and sign up here: Subscribe now We are wired for story. Stories can be conveyed in a cave painting, from the pulpit, a book or a pod...
  • Wins and Losses
    19 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 2
    For those of you new to Things I Didn’t Learn in School, welcome. You can read about what these posts and podcasts are about here. While the topics I cover range, one of them is sharing how I invest. ...
  • Melting Money
    12 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    If you are new to Things I Didn't Learn in School, welcome! You can read what these posts are about here. I read my email, so reach out with questions or if anything I write is confusing. We all need ...
  • Will the US System Snap?
    05 Dec 2021 • 3 min read
    If you are new to Things I Didn’t Learn in School, welcome! You can read about what I am up to here. I welcome and learn from your questions and feedback. If someone forwarded this to you, consider si...
  • Inside a Georgian Kitchen (Take #2)
    25 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Oops! I earlier sent out a draft note without a live link and chart. Apologies. (Thus take #2). Today Still Press published a podcast with Tamara Chubinidze. I met Tamara at her New York restaurant, C...
  • Money Bad
    21 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    To those of you that have recently signed up, welcome! My name is Paul and I help you follow the money to put current issues into perspective. For more about what these essays are about, click here. I...
  • Follow the Money
    14 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    If someone forwarded this to you, you can sign up here. Subscribe now People who make good decisions rely on good frameworks. The doctor doesn’t diagnose randomly, symptoms are matched to a rubric. Th...
  • Jim Comey - Watching the Train Leave the Station
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    On my best days, I look at others with curiosity. I like to try to imagine their motivations, even if that person does things differently than I would. At the end of day, we each render a judgement, b...
  • The Nest, the Soul and the Calculator
    07 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    If you are new to Things I Didn’t Learn in School, my name is Paul and I am a writer and an investor. If you click here, you can see what these posts and accompanying podcast are about. Numbers imperf...
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