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My morning train reads:
• Truth and Consequences: Untruth has been spreading with new ease and abandon, and often to undemocratic effect. (Hedgehog Review)
• How Jeffrey Epstein Made His Money: Four Wild Theories (New York Magazine)
• The age of asset gatherers has peaked and the asset management industry is re-entering the age of the boutique, where it began. (Financial Times)
• How a Chicago Suburb Became a Center of ETFs (Wall Street Journal)
• I Tried Emailing Like A CEO And Quite Frankly, It Made My Life Better (Buzzfeed)
• The comeback state of 2019: Kansas economy rebounds from tax-cutting disaster (CNBC)
• How the iPhone Helped Save the Planet (Wired)
• Banned Chinese Security Cameras Are Almost Impossible to Remove (Bloomberg)
• Google spent 10 years researching what makes the ‘perfect’ manager — here at the top 10 traits they found (Business Insider)
• June was the hottest ever recorded on Earth (Independent) see also Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees (Phys)
What are you reading? Hit me here with hashtag #Reads.
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Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Scott Kupor, managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and author of the new book, Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It.