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  • Planet Fitness (PLNT)

    Planet Fitness is a medium-sized but quickly growing gym in the United States.  They operate on a franchise model and have quickly been taking market share by catering to the […]

  • Mental Model: Dunning-Kruger Effect

    The Dunning-Kruger effect is the tendency for those who are incompetent to overestimate their competence.  This “dual burden” is two fold: 1) incompetence means less capability to do things well, […]

  • 3M (MMM)

    3M is a massive industrial conglomerate known some of its famous industrial and consumer products, like Scotch Tape and Post-It Notes.  It makes a very wide array of products though, […]

  • J. B. Hunt (JBHT)

    The largest publicly traded trucking company in America, J. B. Hunt transports all types of goods – from chemicals to cosmetics.  Started as just a small fleet of trucks, it […]

  • Take Two Interactive (TTWO)

    Famous for its Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption franchises, Take Two Interactive is one of the largest video game publishers in the world.  Even though they are big, […]

  • Electronic Arts (EA)

    Electronic Arts is one of the most well-known publishers of video games, specifically for its sports franchises like FIFA and Madden NFL.  They also have a variety of non-sports related […]

  • Mental Model: Mr. Market

    Mr. Market is the classic allegory first described by Benjamin Graham in his classic, The Intelligent Investor.  It’s a great way to think about stock prices going up and down […]

  • Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

    One of the largest video game companies in the world, Activision Blizzard is known for creating hit franchises such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and (as of the […]

  • Starbucks (SBUX)

    Let’s look at one of the faster growing companies in the S&P 500.  Starbucks sells coffee, and is one of the largest coffee companies in the world. Check out this […]

  • Mental Model: The Map Is Not The Territory

    Today we discuss a mental model that, well, talks about models! Check out this episode!