The Weekend Starts Here....

The Weekend Starts Here....

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I’ve been in our London office this week, and travelling is always a great opportunity to catch up with some of my favourite podcasts. Podcasts I have particularly enjoyed are:

Standard Deviations: Morgan Housel – The Psychology of Money [Daniel Crosby 58 mins]

Standard Deviations: Jamie Catherwood – The Lessons of Financial History [Daniel Crosby 36 mins] (Good to hear Daniel is a big LFC fan too )

Masters in Business: William Bernstein Discusses Neurology and Investment  [Barry Ritholtz 1h 37 mins]

Masters in Business: Scott Galloway Discusses the Algebra of Happiness  [Barry Ritholtz 1h 15 mins]

If you’re one of those people (like me) whose hot beverage of choice is coffee, here’s some good news. Coffee – even a lot – is good for us 👍 [6 min read]

“We are prone to cling tightly to the devil we know.” A look at why we so often in life make a choice then stick with it despite mounting doubts.  Why we should favour second guesses over first instincts…  [Tim Harford 3 min read]

“The strength of someone’s opinion on a subject need not have a positive relationship to their knowledge of it but that is no guarantee that they will hold back from telling anyone who will listen what they think.”  The Bloke in the Pub  [Robert Lockie 4 min read]

“The crucial point here is that even if we believe that we have skill in a particular activity, we need to be acutely aware of the environment in which we are operating. ”  What are the Chances of Finding an Active Manager with Skill?  [Joe Wiggins 3 min read]

“This is what makes investing so tough. You can be rewarded in the short run for things that don’t matter in the long run, and you can be punished in the short run for things that do matter in the long run. You can be wrong even when you get it right.”  Being Wrong When You Get It Right  [Nick Maggiulli 3 min read]

“All times of day are not created equal.”  The Time of Day Has a Significant Effect on Your Productivity [6 min read]

Bill Gates has stated his predictions for The 10 Breakthrough Technologies That Will Define 2019  [Infographic]

And finally, let’s end on a light-hearted note.  Tory leadership candidates as Doctor Who monsters  [photos]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.