Thinking for ourselves: Lessons from the NBA's Phil Jackson
One of the core tenets of Jackson’s approach to leadership is allowing individuals to discover their own destiny by forcing them to accept individual responsibility.
China’s control issues
If recent events in China teach us anything, it is that there is a difference between control and resilience. Historically, when governments try this hard to control markets, the control they seek has already been lost.
(Not) boring finds for September 2015
Our team comes across hundreds of weird and wonderful reads in our daily research. Below are the handful that stood out for us this month. Not everything below is technically about investing—but everything relates back to investing or decision-making in...
Don’t fix a ship in a hurricane
The middle of a hurricane is not the time to fix your ship. Rather, the best time to fortify your ship is long before you let it sail from harbour.
CURRENCY WARS: The empire strikes back?
Investors would do well to ensure their portfolios are built to be resilient no matter what unfolds in China.
Running with pebbles
Low-cost lessons are gifts from the gods of probability. Given that many lessons in life are learned through pain, low-cost lessons are opportunities to grow without enduring significant hardship.