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AMA? - Paid for a lifetime membership

David, It looks like there are no new AMA’s for about 6 weeks and you haven’t referenced the AMA in recent podcasts. Are you going to be releasing new AMAs or are you moving away from this format? Asking because I paid for a lifetime membership.

No new episodes?

Hi David. I have not seen any new episodes since 30 October. Any update you can share with us? Thanks!

How to apply knowledge

Multi ad scientiam pervenissent si se illuc pervenisse non putassent. Presume not too much upon a bright genius, a ready wit, and good parts; for this, without labor and study, will never make a man of knowledge and wisdom. So as Isaac Watts would say learning about all these founders makes you a good historian, but we cannot forget about that next step. Having the knowledge is one thing, but being able to use the knowledge is another. What tips or advice do you have on how to display or use all the gathered knowledge we have? To add additional context, I just started my first job and see a lapse between my role and what I know I am capable of doing. How do I navigate this? Would also be interested in hearing your advice for other stages of the workforce (1st time founder - late executive in the corporate world).

What tools do you wish existed for the Founders podcast?

I’m obsessed with podcasts. Their current and future impact on my life and society is massive. I’m focused on making products that improve the podcast creation and listening experience. Here are two products I’ve made so far: - lets you sign in with your spotify and quickly find links mentioned from podcasts you listen to. I use this to go back and find material mentioned in Founders all the time. - create digitally authenticated RSS feeds, allowing users to verify authors, feeds, and enable digitally native payments. I want to allow podcast creators to have complete ownership over their body of work. Founders is a living, breathing, body of work and I want to help it unlock even more potential. What tools or products do you wish existed that would help make the Founders podcast even more world class? - Erik

Which Founders Mastered The Art of Setting Incentives Right?

Hi David Charlie Munger once said: “I think I've been in the top 5% of my age cohort all my life in understanding the power of incentives, and all my life I've underestimated it. And never a year passes but I get some surprise that pushes my limit a little farther” Mastering the art of setting incentives implies a profound understanding of human nature and organizational behavior, i.e. leveraging the team's potential in an optimal way and getting things done. Among the hundreds of founders you have studied and based on the incentives they set in their company/organization, which are the top 3 founders (excluding Charlie Munger) in terms of setting incentives in their organizations in order to achieve their ultimate key objectives ? Thanks Kevin Martelli