25 blogs guaranteed to make you smarter

This is the third year for my list and the second for my money back guarantee:  Bookmark these web sites and read them regularly.  If you don't become smarter in a couple of months I will refund your subscription money.  Not a single payout has been made to date.  Trust me.  Byte for byte, these sites represent the best the blog world has to offer:

Execupundit - Michael Wade on leadership, business, ethics and life.  Wade is the prose laureate of the blogosphere.

Nicholas Bate - Every day should start with a visit to Nicholas Bate's web site.  This is how you wake up your brain.

Eclecticity - Shake up the Intertunnel and this is what comes out.

Arts & Letters Daily - Links to some of the best thinking and writing out there.

Patrick Guanciale - The site of my mentor.  You can read what is on Patrick's mind here. 

The Hammock Papers - I think I met Rob in 8th Grade.  He was my roommate for a year out of college and he is a very good teacher.  His site will demonstrate this.  A forest of things.

Anderson Layman's Blog - Commercial real estate developer, thinker and writer.

A Simple, Village Undertaker - Ray's blog on life.  You'll be glad you visited.

Andrew Munro's Blog - Munro writes about a wide variety of subjects - all smart.

Greg Mankiw's Blog - Economist, Greg Mankiw's blog on. . .economics.

First Trust Economics Blog - The blog of my favorite economist, Brian Wesbury.

Mme Scherzo - All things beautiful are represented here.  Visit daily for inspiration.

KA-CHING! - Original and thought-provoking.

Matthew Lang - The builder of Journalong journals here.

QAspire Blog - Tanmay Vora's blog on quality and improvement.

View From the Ledge - Jeff's blog on "musings, misgivings and general apprehensions".  Don't let the name fool you; this is just as much a blog about appreciations.

Carpe Diem - Economist Mark Perry's blog on economics and finance.  Great thinking here.

Lead. Learn. Live - David Kanigan writes a very smart blog on inspiration, ideas & information. . .and life.

Three Star Leadership Blog - Wally Bock on leadership, business and work.  Great links and advice.

EGO OUT - The blog for our man in Romania, Peter Gluck.  Never overlook Gluck.  I just made that up.

Whole Larder Love - Rohan Anderson's blog on how to grow, gather, hunt and cook.

Maxminimus - One of the finest style blogs out there.

A Suitable Wardrobe - Another of the finest style blogs out there.  I've looked.  I know.

National Review - At some point in my college career, Mom and Dad got me a subscription to National Review.  I will forever be grateful to them.

gapingvoid - Hugh MacLeod's blog on creativity, thinking and business.


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