“We read a lot. I don’t know anyone wise who doesn’t read a lot. But that’s not enough: You have to have a temperament to grab ideas and do sensible things. Most people don’t grab the right ideas or don’t know what to do with them.”
— Charlie Munger
I am a voracious reader. For me, it is extremely important to read at least for 45 minutes every day. I have picked up on this practice since 2017 and have never stopped. The days I read are better than the ones I don't.
Many have requested that I start a section on my website, highlighting my favorite books and reads, so welcome to my public library. The list isn't complete or absolute; overtime, I'll add more titles to it.
I gift every CEO I partner multiple books, combining the ones I believe are essential for decacorn building and some materials that will likely help them into their journey, taking a personalized approach to every investment.
You should read a lot if you want to be competent. It helps you concentrate, learn how to learn, and lastly, you get free on-demand mentorship.
This post is about how I got my job at FundersClub and insights for the ones that are interested in becoming Venture Investors themselves.
2013 was a very interesting year for multiple reasons. Probably one of my major victories was losing almost 20 lbs (approximately 10Kg).
Do not use your Gmail to communicate with investors! You lose the opportunity of advertising your startup on the URL and to look professional.