Any professional will tell you that reading is crucial to improving your skills, but something I’ve realized is that the genre of book isn’t terribly important. In my latest post (linked below), I was able to pull lessons applicable to any facet of life, personal or professional, from fiction novels.
My advice: just read something! Fiction, non-fiction, biographies, etc. Just read!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘The Fear of Financial Suffering’ – Tim Mullooly – Living With Money
- We get paralyzed by indecision and “I don’t want to know” syndrome when it comes to our finances. In my latest post, I share lessons from author Paulo Coelho and relate them back to our own thoughts about money.
‘The Beginning of the End?’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- Michael noticed a change in the markets on Monday. The “stay-at-home” stocks had been the trade of the year, but on Monday the winners became losers and the losers became winners. Find out what Michael says this could mean for the market.
‘Ok, People: It’s Time to Think Big’ – Christine Benz – Morningstar
- If any, this pandemic has allowed most people to hit pause on the daily chaos of our lives and reflect. Christine challenges readers to think big when it comes to their financial lives. What purchases really bring you happiness? What is “enough”?
‘Acceptable Flaws’ – Morgan Housel – Collaborative Fund
- Nothing in life is perfect, and Morgan highlights three flaws that we all experience. He talks about the different views of risk and opportunity based on reference points, how difficult thinking for the long run is, and more.