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An ability (and willingness) to see truth’s absurd nature

It is an important skill to see the world as it is and not as we wish it should be.

None of the risks you take daily are likely to lead to death, but we act as though they would. An accurate understanding of reality is essential for producing good outcomes.

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Future and Past for successful investors

Future and Past for successful investors

“The future will not be as good as the past but it doesn’t have to be.” This statement from Charlie Munger summed up his thoughts on public markets. Public market in the U.S. will not repeat the success of the late 90s in the 21st century.

Successful investors seem to focus on...

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The law of the conservation of trust

Researcher Robin Dunbar says, on average, we can only maintain a trusted social group of one hundred and fifty people. We can change which people, brands, and ideas we trust, but the number stays the same.

We are exposed to an increasing number of brands each year, but wit...

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A sustainable competitive advantage

A sustainable competitive advantage

Warren Buffett states that if you aren't willing to own a stock for ten years, don't even think about owning it for ten minutes.

Human nature is most concerned with short term loss aversion, not long-term gain seeking. Because we are so short-term oriented, it's an enormou...

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Context is king

Not many people have knowledge in their head both through a long life and reading widely, and across private industries, government, etc., to be able to form a broad perspective.

Taking your money and starting from the perspective of how to make a better tire will yield a very different re...

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Stick to your Circle of Competence

Charlie Munger once commented that "in order to disagree with somebody you must first understand their argument better than they do."

The most common way people lose money is to overestimate how clever they are and how much they know. Even after a fifty-year investing career, both...

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