Gift to My Children : A Father'S Lessons for Life and Investing
John Wiley and Sons Ltd 2009/05
112 217 x 141 x
When I was a boy, my father often pulled me aside to convey lessons intended to build what we generally refer to as "character". Often his advice was very simple - work hard, think for yourself, do right by others - but I believe those lessons provided the foundation for everything that has followed in my life.
Table of Contents
Preface. Introduction. 1. Swim Your Own Races: Do Not Let Others Do Your Thinking for You. 2. Focus on What You Like. 3. Good Habits for Life and Investing. 4. Common Sense? Not So Common. 5. Your Education, Part I: Let the World Be a Part of Your Perspective. 6. Your Education, Part II: Learn Philosophy; Learn to "Think". 7. Your Education, Part III: Learn History! 8. Your Education, Part IV: Learn Languages (and Make Sure That Mandarin Is One of Them!) 9. It Is the Century of China. 10. Know Thyself by Understanding Your Weaknesses and Acknowledging Your Mistakes. 11. Recognize Change and Embrace It. 12. Look to the Future! 13. Lady Luck Smiles on Those Who Continue in Their Efforts. Epilogue. About the Author.