“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” ― James Baldwin
Selective reading is a process of reading with a purpose. Instead of running through a text in casual reading session (for example : in a novel), in selective reading you read with a purpose. This may not be "boring" but provides with one step up in the knowledge one is trying to build. It also helps in developing the ability to select the most important information and chew on it rather than swallow it.
Great investors differ from good investors in three key respects: (1) they are able to reduce mental clutter and thus focus more deeply on the key issues that matter; (2) they hone their creativity through extensive reading of diverse & complex material well beyond Finance & Investing; and (3) they are able to build collaborative relationships with other people who have complementary skill sets
Disc : Stocks discussed in any of the reading links should not be construed as investment advice. Equity risky is investing. Kindly consult a financial advisor before buying or selling any stock.
“Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else ... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.” ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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