The more talented you get,
the less you show off your credentials.
Support comes from those who do.
Feedback comes from those who did.
Criticism comes from those who can’t.
Envy comes from those who won’t.
If you are always angry and complaining / blaming, most people will not have time for you.
Life is nothing but:
1) Figuring out what you want
2) Chasing it with full might
Curiosity is an act of love. Judgment is an act of fear.
You can never go back and change the beginning,
but you can start NOW to change the ending.
Not only does frequent activity result in reduced performance, but it also translates into higher costs of doing business (i.e. brokerage, commissions, taxes etc).
Why is inactivity so difficult?
2) Unreasonable expectations
It requires wisdom to learn to accept what nature has given you. If you are 5 feet 2″, accept it.
You can do much better in various other things than trying to excel in basketball.
Before even setting a goal to make a million dollars, first ask yourself if you have a mindset to manage a million dollars?
Invest in becoming someone you really admire.
Bull markets test your Courage,
Bear markets test your Patience.
In any discussion, ‘what’ is important,
In an argument, ‘who’ becomes important!
Focus on “who”, go on an ego-spree,
Focus on “what”, to remain ego-free!
Money makes you rich,
Time makes you wealthy.
Sell your mistakes in a Bull Market &
Buy your regrets in a Bear Market.
In a Bull market, a lot of investors provoked by the FOMO (fear of missing out), jump from one stock to another in futile pursuit of making quick money.
In this process, a lot of them end up selling their jewels (quality business) and buying several junk stocks in the portfolio.
Everything is Easy if you are Crazy,
Nothing is Easy if you are Lazy!
The most important brain-tattoo rule that saved me from several major drawdowns throughout my investing career: “When money making becomes too easy, that’s the exact time to be alert & extra cautious in the market.”
Rarely I have seen anyone who left behind an equity portfolio for their next generation. Rather most of Indian older generation feels proud of leaving behind their real estate. Be the one to change the trajectory of your family’s fortune by leaving your own equity portfolio!
Life becomes easy when you remain humble and focused.
Anxiety is noting but your mind forming conspiracy theories about yourself.
Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, but your behavior does.
Always remember that being connected to your own self is the most important thing.
Knowing who you are and staying true to yourself is the ultimate form of self care.
Please take care of your world inside of you, so that you can take care of your world outside of you.
To become BIG, you don’t have to do the big things.
You just have to do the small things well, consistently.
You may read 15 books a year, but if you only read and take no action, then that knowledge goes to waste and is easily forgotten.
In fact, even if you read only one good book a year, make sure to fully understand and implement the learnings in your life.
Never try to fix every problem,
just focus on one that excites you!
You are what you do,
when no one is watching.
No one is smart enough to be wrong 100% of the time and therefore we should focus on what’s right and leave out the rest.
— Ken Wilber
- Take care of your thoughts when you are alone.
- Take care of your words when you are with people.
Always buy businesses that are run by self-motivated management who operate not only for money but because they love the work.
Dealing with an honest person / team simplifies life a lot!
You need not respond to all allegations or fight all the battles.
Just lift your standards, haters will fall off.
Stop wasting time on toxicity as the race is not for the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor the bread to the wise, but time and chances happen to them all!
The reason some people are successful in the markets: Whenever they are wrong, they run out of the market like a scared rabbit.
They know markets don’t go their way just by being stubborn.
The wiser way to make money is: be quick in taking a loss,
but be slow in taking profits.
If you can be right three times out of five, and close out quickly when you are wrong, you’ll make money.
— James R. Keene
The real money is made by being decisive during uncertain times.
Sure shot way to survive in the stock market is to learn to eradicate your losses first.