Who is your favourite investing guru?
How did you get to know this person? (Face to face, books, print media, You-tube videos, documentaries, TV, etc.)
Do you quote the famous sayings of this guru?
Whether it be newsletters, annual reports to shareholders, articles to print media, or books written, have you noticed these investing greats have one thing in common – they write really well!
Was it their facility with History? Providing the context and perspective for the now relative to what has happened in the past?
Or was it their clever interweaving of Literature onto the skeletons of numbers to flesh-out the human emotions and behaviours behind these numbers?
Literature is human emotions and behaviours.
Human emotions and behaviours have not changed much for the past 5,000 years.
I suspect the gurus we like and admire are adept at using both sides of their brains.
For young students reading this post, you may want to reconsider dropping Literature or Arts subjects completely if you have ambitions to be the next investing great
For working adults working on your investing journey to escape, take a look at your collection of books. Are they too skewed towards dry bone skeletons and too little on spirit and soul?
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