Tag archives for Charlie Munger

  1. Searching for Pencils

    Sometimes it pays to keep things simple (even though people insist on making things complex).  Take for example this old joke about NASA: In the early days of the space program, NASA discovered that using ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity.  NASA scientists — some of the best and brightest people at the…

  2. Life Lessons

    I subscribe to Businessweek, a weekly magazine business magazine published by Bloomberg.  At the end of each magazine there is a section called “How Did I Get Here?” which profiles famous people (CEOs, entrepreneurs, celebrities etc.) with a timeline of their accomplishments.  It also features a section at the bottom of the page called “Life…