Via Negativa

Via Negativa Via negativa is gaining through subtraction. Less is more is another way this is expressed. Charlie Munger attributes much of Berkshire Hathaway’s success to avoiding doing stupid things rather than trying to be brilliant. Eliminate bad habits. Cease doing useless things. The bad is often much more obvious than the good…identify it [...]

By | November 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Make Mistakes, Just Not Stupid Ones

Make Mistakes, Just Not Stupid Ones “It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.” -Charlie Munger More great advice from Charlie Munger, HOWEVER…not being stupid is NOT the same as not making mistakes. Fear of making mistakes [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Lessons Learned|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wisdom From Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger: “It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent. There must be some wisdom in the folk saying: ‘It’s the strong swimmers who drown.’ ” -From Tao of Charlie Munger: A Compilation of Quotes from Berkshire Hathaway's [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Books, Lessons Learned|Tags: , , |0 Comments