Pioneering Portfolio Management – Book Of The Month

Pioneering Portfolio Management is a book where David Swensen, Yale's portfolio manager, provides his insight on portfolio management. Under his 23 year tenure at Yale, Swensen added $20 billion to Yale's endowment. In this week's blog post, I will talk…

How To Win Friends & Influence People – Book Of The Month

How To Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie is a book that introduces simple and life-changing concepts such as: A simple way to make a good first impression, how to criticize other people without being hated for it,…

How Will You Measure Your Life? – Book Of The Month

The book of this month is "How Will You Measure Your Life?" by Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, and Karen Dillon. I was recommended this book at work, and I really enjoyed reading it. The authors cover a wide range…

Security Analysis – Book Of The Month (1/2)

The Security Analysis, written by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd, was the textbook that Warren Buffett used in college, when he studied under Ben Graham. Buffett attributes his investment success and valuation skills to this book. Some of you might…

The Little Book Of Behavioral Investing – Book Of The Month

As an investor, I find that it is very important to understand how the human brain works. Emotional turmoil, overconfidence, and biases are the three biggest traits that can make an investor lose everything. Behavioral finance recognizes that there is…

The Little Book Of Common Sense Investing – Book Of The Month

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns by John Bogle is a great introductory book that helps develop the correct mindset about investing. The book outlines how to…

Sway: The Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behavior – Book Of The Month

Charlie Munger, a billionaire value investor, has always been big on trying to understand cognitive biases and irrationalities involved in decision making processes. This month's book, Sway: The Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behavior by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman, is along…

Leadership: In Turbulent Times – Book Of The Month

One of my favorite books of all time is "Leadership: In Turbulent Times" written by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The book takes you through the lives of 4 of the past US presidents - Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt,…