Category Archives: Business Strategy

Charlie Munger: Sage Advice from a True Great!

They say behind every great man is a great woman. Well sometimes behind a great man is an equally great man. In the investment world, such is the case with Warren Buffett and his business partner Charlie Munger, Chairman and Vice-Chairman … Continue reading

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Adding a dynamic allocation that can adapt to the changing environment

As I think about the outlook for the global economy and financial markets in the year ahead I can’t help but bring it back to a sporting context, in my case football. In preparation for every football match a manager … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Decision Making

“Life is a sum of all your choices” Albert Camus (French Philosopher) Decision making permeates our lives. At a personal level we make decisions on a daily basis in our social interactions. As well, the decisions of others, translated into … Continue reading

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The 80/20 Rule: Applied to Liverpool FC

In 1941, management consultant Dr. Joseph M. Juran made his observation of the “vital few and trivial many” whereby 80% of the effects is driven by 20% of the causes. (Apparently, in later years, Juran preferred “the vital few and … Continue reading

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Is Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) a Pyramid Scheme?

“[T]he organization is deemed a pyramid scheme if the participants obtain their monetary benefits primarily from recruitment rather than the sale of goods and services to consumers”. Peter J Vander Nat; William W Keep The legendary hedge fund manager Bill … Continue reading

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