(Not) boring finds for June 2019
This month we learned that broader lessons from history have more leverage; how the shifts over time in the intangible tech economy are impacting businesses and consumers; that AIs are getting more lifelike and creative; and that it’s important to...
When to stand and when to shift
In investing, there are going to be times when you should be at odds with the market and times when you should not. Knowing when you should be different is an important question to ask and, from our perspective, should...
In life, there is much to be gained by remembering we will die.
Seneca says: Avoid the crowd
I had the chance to re-read one of my favourite books in recent weeks: Seneca’s Letters from a Stoic. Seneca was a Roman Stoic, philosopher, statesman, and advisor to Emperor Nero.
Mawer's top 10 book recommendations for 2015
Every year, our team pulls together a list of books that most influenced our thinking in the previous year. It is not an easy task, given the extent of the team’s reading.
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