A 22-year-old daughter of a friend, for the first time in her life, has hit a brick wall. I told her that, as frustrating as her life may seem right now, she is having a good problem; and happiness in life comes from having good problems.
My favorite line from Charlie Munger was: “Practicing law today is like a pie-eating contest, where if you succeed, you get to eat more pie.”
With Hannah’s passion for chess growing and the lockdowns easing, we discovered the wonderful world of chess meetups.
The fourteen-year-old Jonah could not sit through the annual meeting; he was preoccupied with anything and everything but Buffett’s and Munger’s wisdom.
After a recent trip to India, the contrast with Switzerland was stark. But there are hidden costs of living in Switzerland as well.
My daughter Hannah and I went to a trip to India. We visited a small part of this large country, the most populous in the world.
As I am looking back at this trip, it was really not about Europe, the lakes, the ice cream that we had every evening, or the museums. The best experiences were the conversations we shared while we strolled the streets or had over dinner.
In my interview with “What is Stoicism”, I discuss how stoicism can help us improve our personal and professional lives.
My newest book, Soul in the Game, is now live and available for purchase. It has nothing to do with investing, but has everything to do with something far more important: living a meaningful life.
I recently took Jonah and Hannah to NYC for a long weekend. Jonah was leaving for Israel that Sunday and Hannah and I decided to join him for the weekend to inhale the art and culture that New York has to offer.
However, this trip to NYC started with me practicing a bit of Stoicism.