The Smartest Guys in the Room

Cautionary tale of model-driven hubris and fraud.

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Charles Hudson
Charles HudsonHunter@chudson · Managing Partner, Precursor Ventures
This is a great overview of how Enron came to be, how it grew to be so large, and why it ultimately unwound.
Emily Hodgins
Emily HodginsPro@ems_hodge · Operations @ Product Hunt
Recommended by @danprimack during his LIVE chat. When asked about books that have changed his life, Dan answered; "None that have changed my life (save for the Mr. Men books, since I'm pretty sure they were the first ones I read, thus responsible for my literacy). From non-fiction biz perspective, my favorite has always been Smartest Guys in the Room. It's a reason I always respected Fortune, long before arriving here." For more recommendations from Dan and insight into his career and experience, check out his full chat:
Adam Marx
Adam Marx@adammarx13 · Freelance writer/editor and music addict
i've seen this documentary (on netflix!). fascinating story of bluff and outright greed.