Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

I saw a speech by Tai Lopez who talked about how he finishes one book per day. While I’m not on that level—yet—I have since made a priority to finish one book per week. Right now I’m on Atlas Shrugged which just by time constraints and since it’s such a long book will take more than a week, but I’ve finished a number of very interesting books since that time.

The first that I will talk about is Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain. Why I wanted to mention this book on my website is that while I originally read it because I thought it would be a fun story, since I always liked his TV shows and I’m also big into good food, a lot of the vignettes in his book reminded me a lot of working in financial services. Continue reading “Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain”

Wisdom from Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison has a long line of funny quotes, compiled here by the Wall Street Journal:

Best one was his jab at competitor SAP:

Oracle’s got 100+ enterprise applications live in the #cloud today, SAP’s got nothin’ but SuccessFactors until 2020

Direct flights between Houston and Williston

USA Today is reporting that United is now carrying direct flights between Houston and Williston, North Dakota. This is big news as far as connecting two of the major energy hubs in the US.

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