To understand something, write about it

Peter Bevelin is one of my favorite authors. If measured in the scale of page-for-page wisdom, then his books will feature among the best of the best. I like his writings because he organizes the contents around key themes. The technique of organizing based on themes is called as common placing. This is a powerful way to understand…

Books I Wish I Had Read Before 20

Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, once commented – “In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time – none, zero.” I came across this comment in mid 30’s and it made me to read a book every week. If I…

On Blogging

Blog is an acronym for Weblog. Blogging is the act of writing a blog. On March 17th 2013 I wrote my first blog on compound interest. This one is my 100th. I learnt a lot in the 9+ months since I started blogging. There are several benefits that I got out of blogging and in…

On Everything

On Life – Steve Jobs On Science – Richard Feynman On Doubt and Uncertainty – Richard Feynman On Learning – Charlie Munger The game of life is the game of everlasting learning. At least it is if you want to win. On Reading – Warren Buffett Warren Buffett says I just sit in my office and…