11 Oct The Weekend Starts Here...
This one almost gave me hives. I’m definitely a ‘timeboxer’. The thought of an empty calendar goes against the grain completely. If work needs doing and I don’t block out time in my calendar to do it I know the chances of me being seduced into reading #brexit threads on Twitter, or getting distracted by cat memes, are exponentially higher. [Tim Harford 3 min read]
An irony of studying history is that we often know exactly how a story ends, but have no idea where it began. [Morgan Housel 10 min read]
“Insisting on arcane rules is nothing but theatre plus superstition.” [Seth Godin 1 min read]
Is commission-free trading really a benefit for retail investors? [Peter Lazaroff 4 min read]
“We think we’re smart and that we’ll know if we’re wrong. But we don’t.” [Bob Seawright 5 min read]
I had the great good fortune this week to attend a workshop with Dan Solin (albeit remotely, I wish I could have been there in person). This piece formed part of our discussions and it’s one I think all of us who advise clients need to have front of mind. Your investment philosophy – “Don’t confuse your belief that prospects and clients should be interested in this information, with justifying an extended discussion of it.” [Dan Solin 3 min read]
Comparing yourself with others is futile. [Nick Maggiulli 3 min read]
And finally. The Golden Retriever who really wants to race, but… [1:52 video]
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.