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Rebranding FOXO & Yourself: Having Vision and Goal Setting

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

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

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

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

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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The Evolution of an Asset Class: A Greater Purpose

A recent publication from the investment bank Houlihan Lokey highlights recent interest among institutional investors in the life insurance secondary market: The Evolution of an Asset Class. As Houlihan Lokey puts it: What was once an obscure and somewhat unconventional investment thesis has matured into a robust alternative asset class This is great to see, …

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Principles by Ray Dalio

Principles is a book I have been awaiting for several years.  Any forward thinking entrepreneurial minded person would be insane not to examine and implement elements of what Ray Dalio describes as radical transparency and honesty.