Category "Mental Models"
A fish doesn’t know it’s surrounded by water: The importance of investing globally
We have found that many Canadian investors—or any investor, for that matter—can be reluctant to diversify beyond their borders, but portfolios solely invested in Canada might as well be an egg crate on a rickety motorcycle.
Why culture is important to risk management
One of the most important elements of our risk management framework is our decision-making environment. We spend a lot of time focusing on our team culture because it’s the foundation on which better investment decisions are made.
What’s love got to do with it? (Investing)
Leave it to the “boring” folks at Mawer to turn an idea about love into a blog about investing.
Coffee cup risk
It is much more valuable to have a probabilistic risk evaluation process.
On leadership and decision-making: lessons from our president | EP23
In light of our president Michael Mezei’s upcoming retirement, he sits down to reflect on the many lessons in leadership he’s gained over the course of his career.
The art of the management team interview | EP20
Global small cap equity analyst, Karan Phadke, discusses his experience interviewing management teams. He reveals why assessing a management team’s strength is so important to our investment philosophy, the characteristics we look for, and explains the difference between an “architect”...
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