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The AI Fallacy of Zillow

The AI Fallacy of Zillow

Zillow tried to use AI and data to make house flipping profitable at scale, but they had to shut down this unit at a loss of $420 million. Learn the three mistakes that Zillow made and what companies in this space should be thinking about. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and …

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Why Disney’s (And Your) Benchmarks Aren’t High Enough

Why Disney’s (and Your) Benchmarks Aren’t High Enough

Over the weekend, I came across an interesting thread debating if going to a Disney park was “worth it.” As expected from any discussion on the internet, you had both extremes actively represented. On one side, you had people who thought that Disney was a completely overpriced experience and a complete waste of time. On …

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What's Your Time to Insight?

What’s Your Time to Insight?

Being able to rapidly discover insights in your data is the holy grail for companies. This week, we look at how to improve your “Time to Insight”. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.

Are Your Decisions Fragile?

Are Your Decisions Fragile?

Unless you have been living under a rock, then you have heard quite a lot about supply chains over the past few months. I don’t think I have ever known so much about how ports function, the different elements of a supply chain, or how chassis are managed.  What we are learning is that supply …

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The Fall of GE and the Conglomerate

The Fall of GE and the Conglomerate

GE is finally breaking up itself into 3 companies. The breakup marks the end of an era and the death of the conglomerate. Let’s look at the 3 lessons you should be thinking about. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, …

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Why I Fear Skimpflation More Than Inflation

Why You Should Fear Skimpflation More Than Inflation

You can’t go more than a few days without hearing about how inflation is coming for all of our money. Depending on who you’re talking to, we are either in the early stages of 1930s Germany or the 1980s US. To be honest, I don’t know if inflation is here to stay or if it …

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