Posts

April 1, 2017

Foxy Predictions

Being a hedgehog might be comfortable, easy, and attention-grabbing; but if we want to make better predictions, we must learn the way of the fox.

March 18, 2017

The Value of a Skeptical Mind

A good, skeptical mind is the engine behind being a contrarian. And the world pays a lot of real-life dollars for a good skeptical mind.

February 19, 2017

A Reputation of Integrity is an Undervalued Asset

The true story of Warren Buffett and Salomon Brothers proves that a reputation of integrity has monetary value. A very large monetary value.

February 5, 2017

Thinking Unbiased

The ability to think slowly and without bias is absolutely essential in sound judgments and decision making.

January 28, 2017

Fermi’s Non-Random Guessing

Fermi’s technique of making estimates is a critical first step in building a forecast model to predict the future.

January 15, 2017

The Secret to Contrarianism

Contrarianism is a hallmark of excellence. Two lessons from Peter Thiel and Warren Buffett to help us on our contrarian way.

January 8, 2017

How to Upgrade Your Memory

Memory does not have to a mystery, and we do not have to ruled by the ironfist of forgetfulness. Overcoming the tyranny of forgetfulness is only a matter of practice.

January 3, 2017

For Millennials, Above Average Requires the Extraordinary

For millennials, it’s more difficult to get good jobs, raises, promotions, and accumulate assets compared to generations before.
It’s not your imagination. For millennials, being above average requires extraordinary effort.

January 1, 2017

The Feynman Technique for Learning

Learn a 4-step solution to truly understanding a new concept, and permanently remembering it for future use.