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Issue 387 – 07/31/2020

This week’s highlights: Inept Dads, 30 Minute Meetings, and Effortless Style

Issue 387

by David Wells – Nashville TN

Happy Friday –

Leave it to Brad Paisley for the feel good moment of the week in his new music video No I in Beer. The number of cameos here is breathtaking.  There must be a lot of bored country stars sitting around the house….

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Best for your weekend,

Food for Thought


  1. HBR – Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote Workforce  Behold the rise of the 30 minute meeting
  2. CNBC – Tax hike on California millionaires would create 54% tax rate – I don’t know about other Nashvillians, but the number of new residents I’m getting introduced to from California is impressive. 
  3. II – Henry Blodget Was Banned From the Financial Industry. So He Built a Financial Media Empire.
  4. CNBC – Kyle Bass Slams TikTok As ‘CCP Trojan Horse’ Following Disturbing ProtonMail Exposé
  5. Jeff Davis – Are Bank Stocks Really Cheap?  Well done deck on the banking space currently


  1. Boston Globe – Before he became Bill Belichick’s right-hand man, the mysterious Ernie Adams worked on Wall Street – Credit MB
  2. Jalopnik – Mercedes Is Killing Its Status Symbols
  3. NYT – Afraid of Airlines? There’s Always the Private Jet
  4. MrPorter –  A Father And Son’s Guide To Effortless Style (At Any Age)

What is Fifteen on Friday?

From business to culture, technology to design, finance to entertainment, each week Fifteen on Friday sources the most thought-provoking articles to help us all live life well and well-informed.  Enjoy.