Fallacies of “Once Bitten, Twice Shy”

Experience can be a liability; use appropriately. “Once bitten, twice shy” means that someone will not do something a second time because they had a bad experience the first time they did it. After reading “How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices” by Annie Duke, I realize the phrase is incorrect in many…More

Nothing but Net by Mark Mahaney

Tech companies have disrupted traditional companies and some have beaten other tech companies. It has some of the fastest growing companies but also a roller coaster too.
This is a great book with great stock-picking lessons and insights into investing tech companies by a top tech analyst with a good history of the winners and losers. More

The great investing myth (4): Dividends matter 💰

Many love dividend stocks for its consistent source of income. However, with disruptions, competition and liberalization, the ability to pay out good dividend and stay competitive become difficult. Let’s examine Berkshire Hathaway’s stand on dividends as well as what are we investing in. More

Finiteness of life and what remains

The Death Paradox: You must know your death in order to truly live your life.
We will never know when and how our health and mental capacity will deteriorate. It is good to understand the finiteness of life to take life more seriously and plan early on things we always want to do while we are able to do them. Do not just kick the can down the road thinking we have time; we don’t know. More