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  • Nick shared from The Art of War by Sunzi
    When you engage in actual fighting, if victory is long in coming, then men's weapons will grow dull and their ardor will be damped.
    Note: "if victory is long in coming, then men's weapons will grow dull and their ardor will be damped"
  • Nick shared from The Wall Street MBA: Your Personal Crash Course in Corporate Finance by Reuben Advani
    The discounted cash flow (DCF) method of valuation is one of the most commonly used methods of valuation. Most investment bankers know this method better than they know their own spouses, which probably explains a lot.
    Note: Burn
  • Nick shared from The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity (2nd Edition) by Alan Cooper
    The broader a target you aim for, the more certainty you have of missing the bull's-eye. If you want to achieve a product-satisfaction level of 50%, you cannot do it by making a large population 50% happy with your product. You can only accomplish it by singling out 50% of the people and striving to make them 100% happy. It goes further than that. You can create an even bigger success by targeting 10% of your market and working to make them 100% ecstatic. It might seem counterintuitive, but designing for a single user is the most effective way to satisfy a broad population.