For the better part of the last twenty years, I’ve not only been giving advice but thinking about advice and the business of giving advice. Advertisements
Los Angeles, 1980 — The air is so polluted that you can see it, smell it, and taste it. People are getting tired of the shallow, vapid Hollywood Dream. The 70’s counterculture punk rock scene is setting the table for a new wave of angry poets, who ride skateboards, hammer guitars and scribble in their notepads, capturing what they are seeing all around them.
Michael Batnick wrote a fantastic piece on cognitive bias and how ‘beginning with the end in mind’ is a mistake when starting a stock position — to never begin with the end in mind. It’s hard to argue with him about that, because he’s right. On a deeper level though, beginning with the end in mind, a phrase coined by Dr. Stephen R. Covey in his book 7 Habits of […]
A long time ago we used sticks and stones and fire to make the world work for us. There was value in those skills and strengths. And those skills and strengths were strengthened more through community, specialization, trade. And specialize we did. Very well I might add.