Reader/follower beware: everyone has their own motives

I am a big fan of the concise and insightful thoughts that Seth Godin has and I very much enjoy reading his daily blog posts and listening to his new podcast – Akimbo. After listening to his last podcast, he got me thinking that we subscribe to sources that fit our view of the world and that leaves us very vulnerable to manipulation. Care in point: Cambridge Analytica’s leveraging of facebook user data to manipulate them. Reality in 2018: We

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Poor Charlie’s Almanack – Lessons learnt from Charlie Munger’s life pt 2

This post will focus on some of the key take-aways from Charlie Munger’s book:Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger, Expanded Third Edition. It is said that Charlie never complained about the amount of work that he has and always did his best to finish his work. He is known to say “The best source of new legal work is the work on your desk.” – this is incredible advice because in the age of unicorns

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Poor Charlie’s Almanack – Lessons learnt from Charlie Munger’s life pt 1

This post will focus on some of the key take-aways from Charlie Munger’s book:Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger, Expanded Third Edition.   There are several instances that Charlie recalls involving how his family was able to get through hard times by helping each other. E.g. his grandfather sent his son-in-law to pharmacy school and helped him purchase a well-located pharmacy that hd gone bankrupt as a result of the depression. Charlie recalls: “by supporting

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