Wisdom

Nuggets of wisdom that I have collected from meetings, readings, watchings and listenings.

WallStreetBets: How Boomers Made the World’s Biggest Casino for Millennials Paperback – 30 Jan. 2020

How boomers made the worlds biggest casino for millennials. The book is about the changing world of personal finance, the access to zero fee commission trading and the implications this has had on the Millennial generation. I have a personal interest in this space as those products are pitched directly at me and in my …

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Hafiz on worry

“Now that your worry has proved such an unlucrative business Why not find a better job?”― Hafiz

Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, in a recently discovered note to himself

“Writing isn’t so bad really when you get through the worry. Forget about the worry, just press on. Don’t be embarrassed about the bad bits. Don’t strain at them. … Writing can be good. You attack it, don’t let it attack you. You can get pleasure out of it. You can certainly do very well …

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The Age of Infinite Leverage

Guest Author & Illustrator: Andrew YuText adapted from Eric Jorgensen and The Almanack of Naval Ravikant Leverage allows you to accomplish 100x what others can – it is a force multiplier for your effort, skill, and judgement. Today, we live in an age of infinite leverage where our work can be replicated at no cost, and we don’t need permission …

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Quotes on Courage

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.”— C.S. Lewis “Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing …

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Action Bias

In new or shaky circumstances, we feel compelled to do something, anything. Afterward we feel better, even if we have made things worse by acting too quickly or too often. So, though it might not merit a parade in your honour, if a situation is unclear, hold back until you can assess your options. All …

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