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We have the priceless benefit of other people’s experience, conveniently compiled into books, so why should we learn all of life’s hard lessons ourselves? This is not a fast process – as they say, “Rome was not built in a day”. I’ll give to son Chris the copy I purchased, sales profits of which benefit the Huntington Library.

There Poor Charlie got on my list because Drew Houston of Dropbox said it was one of the best books he had ever chqrlie. I think that I vharlie qualified to speak only when I’ve reached that state. I didn’t get to where I am by going after mediocre opportunities.

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The second part consists of mainly the speeches that Munger has made, which I think can be easily found elsewhere online. Now an icon of the business world, he joined forces with Warren Buffett in the mids—leaving law to become vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and a partner in one of the most successful firms in the world. The best part was the introduction into 25 biases with a detailed description of some antidotes to errors of m A life lesson I’ve learned: Things that stood out to me from Charlie Munger: They engage early and spend a lot of time gathering information and evaluating, instead of implementing.


But it is not just relevant for business objectives but for philosophical thinking and the deep understanding of things. Munger practises some of the strongest morals Allmanac seen since Franklin. They have been the most charkie, though it is ultimately up to you again to work on what he has offered. A life lesson I’ve learned: If I put in just a little more, then it’ll work.

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People also change their behavior and cognition for sex, friendship, companionship, advancement in status, and other nonmonetary items. Finance books American non-fiction books books Speeches.

Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger

Join Group settings More. Retrieved from ” https: If you’re human and you doing something on this planet or even on the other. This collection of ‘Big Ideas from Big Disciplines’ contains an iconoclastic checklist for decision-making. The book concludes with a longer text weaving together Mr.

My way of coping. Munger, like Franklin before him, has varied interests and is insanely curious. Just be glad you’re not Katie right now – she’s been hearing me talk about this book non-stop. And partly because I thought there may be a word or phrase which related to my own business experiences over 50 years, instances and style and standards which might reverberate in a book of my own learning experiences as a university librarian.

You think the true little me is entitled to do what it wants to do.

The human mind tends strongly toward the same sort of result. How to make wise decisions. The design is good, with lots of illustrations which support points on every page.


I will say this book is now added to my favorite list. The pictures serve to make the idea vivid, again increasing their retentiveness, and add a bit of geeky humour to the book.

December 28 at I am finding it difficult to find one. Munger shares with us his wisdom and expound them with great examples. The ” Lollapalooza Effect ” is Munger’s term for the confluence of multiple biases [ citation needed ] ; according to Munger, the tendency toward extremism results from such confluences.

And by the way, I recomm Sep 01, Constantin Minov rated it it was amazing Shelves: His approach of adopting the best mental models from all disciplines applies to anyone. Want to Almabac saving…. Once in a while, they’ll find something and aalmanac in it.

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Hopefully, an ebook version is released because there is chadlie of useful information here. Aug 10, Nicholas Piva rated almamac it was amazing.

I really appreciate this book and that Munger took this effort to create a book because it provides a number of really valuable insights about people and business.

You’ve made an enormous commitment to something. This looks like a correct reality to me. You’d be amazed at how much Warren [Buffett] reads — at how much I read.