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The Art & Science of Successful Investing

As I described in my book, How I Managed $20,000,000,000.00 by Age 32, I believe successful investing is achieved by integrating aspects of both art and science. 1,749 more words

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Predictions – A Fool’s Errand

Making bold predictions is a fool’s errand. I think Yogi Berra summed it up best when he spoke about the challenges of making predictions:

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”

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When Genius Failed

It has been a busy year between work, play, family, and of course the recent elections. My work responsibilities contain a wide-ranging number of facets, but in addition to research, client meetings, conference calls, conferences, trading, and other activities, I also attempt to squeeze in some leisure reading as well. 2,531 more words

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Efek Pygmalion dan Mengapa Kita Harus Memberi Pujian

Pernahkah kamu mendengar efek Pygmalion? Adalah Robert Merton, seorang professor sosiologi di Colombia Unversity yang meneliti fenomena psikologis ini.

Penelitian ini melibatkan seorang guru yang mendapat instrukti untuk mengajar sebuah kelas yang terdari dari murid-murid berbakat selama satu tahun ke depan.  323 more words

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