Seven Point Sunday #13 – August 15, 2021

by | Aug 15, 2021

 

Happy Sunday!

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Thanks for reading,

-Kabir

 

Sunday Seven

 

💼 Portfolio Career

Matt Syrett has been an investor, trader, and archaeologist. One of his life rules: “I don’t work in my own bed.” Learn how we balances his multifaceted career.

 

 
Productivity
Doing these 3 things on weekends can help you live a happier, longer life, according to science.

 

💰 Finance
Consider these 7 emerging market stocks. Then again, what is an emerging market?

 

 

📚 Books
Read Elastic by Leonard Mlodinow, a theoretical physicist who explores how the mind discards old ideas and adopts new ones. The brain engages in “elastic thinking” that helps us survive. When you’re solving a problem, ask yourself “what doesn’t go together?” Try grouping ideas, products, systems – and you may stumble upon something truly unique.
 

🎵 Music

Listen to Time Outtakes by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. These are previously unreleased takes from the original 1959 sessions. These “alternative takes” will let you hear these familiar songs anew. I’m grateful to have played a small role in this project.

📽️ Film

Watch Mayor, directed by David Osit. A look at the life of Musa Hadid, the charismatic mayor of Ramallah, who aspires to lead the city into the future. Learn about Osit’s pandemic workflow, in our interview.

 

📷 Photo

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