"Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t as all. You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it.

So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember, that’s where you will find success."

– Thomas J. Watson

Book “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” by Robin Sharma


Today I’ll talk about a book that after hearing good reviews of it, I gave it for Father’s day, and it has inspired my father and me a lot.

Its name is “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” by Robin Sharma.

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What I’ve been doing the last two months?

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Hi, I want to say sorry first to the ones following the blog because I’ve gone from 3 or 4 posts per week to 5 in the last two months.

I’ve had several good reasons to do so and I’ll tell you in this post.

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The Bogleheads Investment Philosophy

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The ideas of this philosophy, or methodology, of investment come from John Bogle (hence the name), the founder of Vanguard.

Vanguard is a U.S. investment company with around 2 trillion dollars in assets.

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“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”

– Jim Rohn

White Noise Improves Learning


White noise is (according to Wikipedia):

*Discrete signal whose samples are regarded as a sequence of serially uncorrelated random variables with zero mean and finite variance.*

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Most People Know Nothing About Personal Finance

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Although it sounds very strong, most people don’t know how to manage their money.

We are using it everyday, how is it that we know so little about it?

In our capitalist society this should, at least, be of concern. It’s like playing a board game without knowing the rules, we are destined to lose (ruin in this case).

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The Meaning of Life by Derek Sivers

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Although I have already shared this video on Twitter this afternoon, I like it so much that I am going to post it here also, I want it to be part of my blog.

Of course its full credits go to Derek Sivers whose self-description is: “Entrepreneur, programmer, avid student of life. I make useful things, and share what I learn.”

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“Remembering that you are going to die one day is the best way to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”

– Steve Jobs

Business Ideas Vol. II

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In this series of posts I will be sharing business ideas that come to my mind to discuss them and see if there is currently something similar or we can get something out of it.

I mainly do this to acquire the habit of creative thinking and although probably most of the ideas are useless or non-viable, I hope they get better with time :).

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