“He was ignorant, conceited, lost his head..,” industrialist John D. Rockefeller would later say of Samuel Andrews, his right hand man. There is a little Sam Andrews in all of us. The lesson to walk away with is that temperament matters. A lot… more >>
“If you’re an amateur your focus should be on avoiding stupidity.” How to play the long game and succeed by avoiding mistakes … more >>
“Thanks to my reading, I have never been caught flat-footed by any situation, never at a loss for how any problem has been addressed (successfully or unsuccessfully) before. It doesn’t give me all the answers, but it lights what is often a dark path ahead.”
Shane Parrish’s Farnam Street blog is my go-to resource for “making better decisions, creating new ideas, and avoiding stupid errors.” One of my aims in the years ahead is to rebuild my own mental latticework of models. Parrish has over 500,000 subscribers and is a big fan of Buffett and Munger as I am.