February Goals Progress Report As I mentioned in my January Goals Progress Report, I am going to publish a monthly review on how I am tracking towards my goals. For my February Goals Progress Report, I had a series of success and some other areas I fell short. I learned about what works well for me,... Continue Reading →
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.
Fact-based decision making is crucial in today’s world. Whether it is in business or your personal life data and facts are necessary to support quality decisions. The issue is that most people have a skewed outdated worldview.
Starting a successful business is a dream of many entrepreneurs and wantrapreneurs. Building a company of your own that provides value to others and pays you at the same time... what is not to like? Yet most people dream of starting businesses versus actually going out and doing it. Questions like where do I get... Continue Reading →
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 →
Richard Branson, I've come to recently learn more about and respect through his two autobiographies. I read his first autobiography Losing my Virginity that talks about his early life, career, and experiences. I found that story to be truly inspiring and engaging that it was only after I finished reading it I realized he had... Continue Reading →
I picked this book to read for a couple of reasons. #1 It was recommended by one of the podcasts I listen to and #2 it is a quick read. Richard Dawkins compresses a lot of information and theories into a digestible and brief view on evolution. This book while brief dives deeper than the... Continue Reading →
Hedge fund... when you hear about hedge funds you may have a mixed emotional response from greed to admiration. Hedge funds are a very important part of the modern finance industry and Sebastian Mallaby's More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Global Elite details the history of hedge funds. There... Continue Reading →