Monthly newsletter: technology, startups, business growth and marketing

Monthly Newsletter: Issue 5

Hi, this is an issue of my monthly newsletter. I’ve picked a few interesting articles on technology, startups, growth, marketing and other topics for you.

I hope you enjoy the read with your morning cup of coffee. Let me know what you think! ~Max

Technology and Startups

Growth and Marketing

Product Management and Design

Leadership and Management

  • What great listeners actually do. Create a safe environment, reduce distractions, understand the substance, pay attention to emotions and nonverbal cues, and ask clarifying questions. (HBR)

Economy and Global Development


  • Doing Good Better. I think every high-schooler and everyone interested in making a positive impact on the world should read the book. It lays out a framework for evaluating the social impact of non-profits and individuals in a very logical yet uncommon way. Also see:

Podcasts and Documentaries

Cognition and Psychology

Smarter Living

Science and Research


  • 10B rides were provided cumulatively by Uber.
  • 8M miles is the total distance that was covered by Waymo cars.

My Blog Posts

Contemplation Break

“Men who believe that they are accomplishing something by speaking speak in a different way from men who believe that speaking is a waste of time.”
— Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

Previous Issues

Issue 1, Issue 2, Issue 3, Issue 4.

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