Tag: View from Burgundy
Nick Whiteman

Let’s Take a Trip to Graham-and-Doddsville

  “The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville” is a legendary address delivered by Warren Buffett to the Columbia Business School in 1984 to mark the 50th anniversary of Benjamin Graham and David Dodd’s seminal investment book Security Analysis. Though the address is … Read More →

Hayley Carr

The Capacity to Endure Pain

  If you have seen The Big Short, the 2015 film adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book of the same name, you will remember the scene in which Michael Burry (played by Christian Bale) takes out his frustrations on his drum … Read More →

Hayley Carr

The Science and the Art

      “There’s so much you can tell in a 10-minute tour of a plant. I can tell you right away whether we’re making money, if we have quality or delivery issues (so customer issues) and if there’s a … Read More →

Nick Whiteman

Play Within Your Circle of Competence

  Earlier this year, the top athletes in the world put their physical skills on display at the Rio Olympics, and now it’s the intellectuals’ moment in the spotlight. The World Chess Championship Match 2016 pits reigning champion Magnus Carlsen … Read More →