The inspiration for this week’s reflection is Tom brakke’s book Letters to a young analyst. It contains many nuggets of wisdom for the aspiring investment professional. Tom writes a series of letters to a young professional (Tim), one of which is on learning to communicate clearly.
This past month or so, I have spent some time reflecting on reading as I read, among others, How to Read a book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren and The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs. These are two books I consider excellent in helping on develop the art of reading. My heart has been jolted by
I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines. They go to bed every night a little wiser than they were when they got up and boy does that help, particularly when you have a long run ahead of you.