The main problem with this great obsession for Saving Time is very simple: you can’t Save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.
In school, I would often get the accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson confused. Who was it that ran around a lightning storm with a kite? And which one authored the Declaration of Independence? As I am a fan of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger I learned that one of Charlie’s heroes is Benjamin... Continue Reading →
I finished Meditations by Marcus Aurelius a few days ago and have been reflecting on the Stoic ideals he discussed. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who followed Stoic philosophy and wrote his own personal experience and take on the philosophy. What is Stoicism? Stoicism is a philosophy that focuses on virtue as the primary... Continue Reading →
There is a fine line between confidence and arrogance that many grapple with throughout life. I struggle sometimes to portray confidence in myself yet not fall prey to narcissism or overconfidence. Ego is the Enemy provides a new way of objectively looking at your life and dives into the possible outcomes of not actively fighting... Continue Reading →
I try to diversify the books that I read and the Spiritual Brain is one said book that dives into neuroscience, philosophy, and religion. It is clearly an academic exercise in the beginning systematically attacking the common arguments or assumptions in the world. The authors ultimately believe that there is a spiritual aspect that cannot... Continue Reading →
I picked up Looking for Alaska based on a recommendation from a podcast (yes, I tend to get a good chunk of my books based on podcast recommendations) and spaced it out in between a series of pretty targeted non-fiction tech business books. It turns out the story is extremely relevant as we discuss suffering,... Continue Reading →
The book examines concepts that are just as pertinent today as they were when Rand began writing in the mid-late 1940s. The conflict between the individual’s ability of production and the creation of value versus duty and obligation to others.
Financial freedom is a popular topic that many people idolize. A number of financial freedom/entrepreneurial books over the years and the internet have changed the way in which people can access information and approach making money. It has created new opportunities for people to generate an income which has led to the rise of e-books,... Continue Reading →
The Woodstock for capitalists as it is sometimes referred to is the Berkshire Hathaway Annual shareholder meeting that takes place the first weekend of May every year. It is time when investors from around the globe flock to Omaha, Nebraska in order to listen to the wisdom of two of the most successful investors in... Continue Reading →