Biz & Entrepreneurship

As an entrepreneur, I am naturally interested in watching how the business world evolves, innovates, succeeds and fails, and the leaders that drive change. This is where I share the articles or trends I believe will help others become the best versions of themselves.

One Man’s Story: From Nothing to Billions – Finding Pathways to Happiness

By Jon Sabes

This weekend I listened to the stories of two men who wrestled with finding pathways to happiness. The circumstances under which they both struggled to reinvent themselves, however, could not be more different as one man started his life over after losing everything; while the other struggled after obtaining everything. On YouTube, Mark Thornton tells […]

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Considering The Cassandra Conundrum

By Jon Sabes

In Greek mythology, Cassandra is a beautiful princess who is granted prophetic power after promising herself in marriage to Apollo. When she refuses to uphold her end of the bargain, Apollo grows furious and since he cannot retract his gift of foretelling the future, he curses her by ensuring no one shall ever believe her […]

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Rebranding FOXO & Yourself: Having Vision and Goal Setting

By Jon Sabes

Last week we announced the rebrand of Life Epigenetics and YouSurance to FOXO BioScience. Rebranding these two young companies to FOXO, “The Longevity Company” results from consistent self-examination and challenging ourselves to define our corporate definite major purpose as we find our footing. Sometimes called a “mission statement,” defining your definite major purpose is a […]

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A Framework for Society by Warren Buffet

By Jon Sabes

Legendary investor and “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffet presents a straightforward approach to understanding complex topics and solving complicated problems. Warren’s presentation best illustrates how to distill any subject down to its very essence and provides a method for solving the challenging problems you face. After you strip down an issue to its essence, Warren […]

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the gift of giving

By Jon Sabes

I was recently asked to speak at the 5th Annual Northside Achievement Zone (“NAZ”) luncheon where Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone was giving the keynote address. The NAZ event is an annual fundraising gathering in Minneapolis that supports efforts to improve academic achievement in a defined geographic area in North Minneapolis. This “zone” has […]

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The Warren Buffet Method

By Jon Sabes

Warren Buffet, the legendary investor and “Oracle of Omaha” presents a straightforward approach to understanding complex subject matter and solving complex problems.  What Warren’s presentation best illustrates is how to reduce complex subject matters down to their very essence while giving practical methods for solving the complex problems you face. After you strip down a […]

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Advice to Future Self

By Jon Sabes

Straight-talk, forward-looking advice and wisdom from the “Oracle of Omaha” talking to high-school graduates about their future selves. Filmed twenty-years ago (circa. 1999), this presentation by Warren Buffet is timeless in its advice and directives for young adults thinking about how to be the best version of themselves. The advice Warren offers is also timeless […]

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Dear East St. Paul: 3M's Poisoned Your Water

By Jon Sabes

Rarely do you ever come across a story in the national news that so heavily impacts Minnesotans as the story in Bloomberg News about the polluting and poisoning 3M has perpetrated against its local neighbors in East St. Paul. My only guess is that 3M used its local power and influence to quash a story […]

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Back with Elon Musk

By Jon Sabes

Back from a long absence in posting – compelled by an interview – or a conversation with Elon Musk. Listen HERE to Elon and learn – his perspective and observational powers are unlike any “human” on earth. I was a fan before – and now – a student – I wish he would publish and […]

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Tardigrades in Business

By Jon Sabes

Have you ever heard of the invincible Tardigrade? Pronounced TAR-DE-GRADE What a creature… 600 million years old… now watch and learn: Entrepreneurs are smart to study the perseverance and resiliency of our little friend the tardigrade.  When you begin your business, when you decide you to go to work for yourself, you need to have […]

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