Why You Need to Be Like a 4-Year Old

Why You Need to Be Like a 4-Year Old

To become a successful long-term investor, you have to be like a 4-year old.  Let me explain. In 2016, Swiss-born philosopher and author Alain de Botton wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times titled, “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person”.  Naturally this title...
It’s Never Your Fault

It’s Never Your Fault

The Major League Baseball regular season ended last weekend, and the New York Mets finished in a disappointing fourth place in the National League East division with 77 wins.  It was clear from the early stages of this season that the Mets were simply not a...
Compounding Comes From Discipline

Compounding Comes From Discipline

We had an interesting conversation recently with a “friend of the firm.” Kathleen is not a client, but rather a peer – she charts, just like we do. She told us how she made lots of transactions from quarter to quarter and even month to month, picking...
The Prefrontal Cortex, part I

The Prefrontal Cortex, part I

According to the definition found at Neuropsychotherapist.com, the prefrontal cortex “…region of the brain has been implicated in planning complex cognitive behavior, personality expression, decision making… ” Maybe  a part of our brain stops...