Hello! I’m Andrew.

I’m a small business operator, finance guy, occasional writer, and Excel fanboy. I love books, craft beer, and great steak with red wine. My pronouns are SUM() and SUMIFS().

Remember what personal blogs were like in 2007? That’s what this newsletter is. Unstructured, unpolished, and unedited posts, on a sporadic basis, with no agenda other than the fact that I like writing them.

I’m not a media company, I’m not an influencer, I’m not a guru, and I have no course to sell you. I’m just a normal bloke from England, and I try to live by the advice of investor and billionaire Charlie Munger:

"I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines. They go to bed every night a little wiser than they were when they got up, and boy, does that help, particularly when you have a long run ahead of you."

That’s what I’m going for here. Just a little bit of progress, every day, compounded over a lifetime. Over time, I trust those small gains will compound into a good life.

Best Of

These are the most popular posts I've written in the past decade:

For a full list of everything I've ever written, you can click here.

I promise no specific themes to my future writing, but the things I care a lot about are:

  • Running and scaling small companies

  • Being an effective individual and leader

  • Being a good father, friend, and husband

  • And staying, healthy, happy, and fulfilled while you do those things

If that’s your jam, great! You’re in the right place.

And for a little taste of more, check out some of these Twitter threads I’ve written:

Lastly, I’m writing this so I can, as

says, “find the others.” If that’s you — if you’re a kindred spirit — please email me (andrew g lynch at google mail dot com) or drop a comment on a post.

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