“If the world operates as one big market, every employee will compete with every person anywhere in the world who is capable of doing the same job.”
– Andy Grove, High Output Management
One of the truly inspiring books for me personally, has been a non-fiction book written by the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami. It’s called, What I talk about when I talk about running. It’s a very unique book. You can get a taste here in case you choose to skip reading the whole book. Continue reading
“Reason is a slave of the passions.”
– David Hume.
The most amazing advantage of reading books is that from time to time we get an opportunity to be blown away by an idea or an approach towards a topic. We see this being mentioned again & again. Like Buffett being influenced by “The Intelligent Investor” or Tim Cook being moved by “Competing Against Time” or the famous Jeff Bezos’ Reading list & so on.
The beauty of being influenced by books is that it can be never ending. It leads to opening up of more unexpected avenues of learning, about ourselves & the world. Continue reading
Note taking has evolved quite significantly in the recent past. With the introduction of the iPad Pro
& Microsoft Surface
tablet series, we have a whole new range of productivity tools at our disposal.
But why do we need it? What’s wrong with just pen & paper?
The problem with handwritten notes…
A lot has been said about cloning in investing but a lot is left unsaid. Cloning is interesting because it exposes us to new investment ideas. Cloning becomes dangerous when we use it to clone someone’s process. Continue reading
In the film The Matrix, Morpheus asks Neo after he unplugs Neo from the Matrix,
What is real? How do you define Real?
I think in the age of never ending stimuli that’s perhaps the most relevant question we can ask ourselves. There is an often misrepresented quote –
Ignorance is bliss.