23 Feb The weekend starts here.......
“It is one thing to be dedicated to an idea, but it is quite another to remain attached to it despite all the evidence to the contrary.” Stay away from the perpetual pessimists [4 min read]
We don’t have a great track record of spotting which new innovations will change the world [2 min infographic]
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool.”
-Richard Feynman. How keeping a decision journal can save you from fooling yourself. [4 min read]
“This is the first generation, perhaps in history, where their parents are constantly asking them how to do things. Computer things, internet things, phone things, wifi things, messaging things, spreadsheet things, coding things. Never before has one generation been so fluently skilled in the most important things and been put in a position where they have to help and teach their parents.” I have to say, this is something which hadn’t previously crossed my mind. It’s true though. Side with the Seeds [2 min read]
I loved this post. Life is all about balance, and sometimes you realise the pendulum might have swung just a bit too far in one direction [5 min read]
Personal finance journalists display varying degrees of competence, in my humble opinion. Jason Zweig is one of the outstanding journalists amongst them [ 5 min read]
Planning for the unexpected, or abnormal, events in life is crucial. (A good financial planner will make sure you’re prepared) [6 min read]
I don’t think I will ever tire of hearing Charlie Munger speak- here’s a talk he gave last year at the University of Michigan
And finally. Filmed in real time, this video lasts 92:39. If you feel the need to decompress after a long week, brew yourself a good cup of coffee, kick back in your favourite chair and watch this
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.