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,…

The Wealth Of Nations – Book Of The Month

The Wealth of Nations, written by Adam Smith, is truly a masterpiece. Billionaires such as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have admired and praised Adam Smith's writing. Here's a video form Berkshire Hathaway's 2015 shareholder meeting, where Warren Buffett and…

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…

The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin – Book Of The Month

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger are my heroes. While Warren Buffett's hero is his mentor Ben Graham, the person Charlie Munger admires the most is Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin's life is truly inspiring. His curiosity and his willingness to learn…

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 Power Of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact – Book Of The Month

In this week’s blog post, I will talk about the main takeaways from the book, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. The entire book revolves around the idea of…

No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From A Man Who Walked On The Moon – Book Of The Month

2019 is the 50th year anniversary since the United States put man on the moon. I though this would be the perfect year to read and know more about a man who actually walked on the moon. No Dream Is…

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,…

The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt – Book of the Month

I recently finished listening to "The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt", a biography of Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt written by T.J. Stiles. This 29 hour audiobook is a true rags to riches story. Vanderbilt rose from boatman to…