Why Simple Rules Triumph In A Complex World

Hey ,Hope you are well. I spent this week finishing a book that I should have finished long ago. I also spent some time making some changes to the site. It's happening less slowly than I would like since I'm no expert, but I hope it's even a little m...

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Aug 02, 2020
How To Be A Contrarian

Forty thousand people gather annually in May at Omaha, Nebraska.  Most of them can’t place the city on a map. That doesn’t stop devotees who come from all over the world to hear Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger speak for five hours. They start queui...

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Jul 15, 2020
The Canvas Strategy: Help Yourself By Helping Others

Before he became a successful epigrammatist, Marcus Valerius Martialis spent most of his early life serving the rich and wealthy. Martialis would perform a variety of tasks for his patron; he would travel with them everywhere they went, clearing thei...

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May 13, 2019
The Knowledge Illusion: Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Book In A Single Sentence Knowledge works in very different and counter-intuitvie ways; perhaps having knowledge isn’t personally very important at all. Personal Thoughts The Knowledge Illusion is a great primer on how knowledge works. Why do we...

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Dec 20, 2018
The Understated Power of Sorting Out Your Priorities

There are far more good opportunities and activities in the world than we realistically have time for. No matter how good the opportunity may be, it can very well still be trivial if it doesn’t help us to reach where we want to go The post The Unders...

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Dec 17, 2018