A couple weeks ago, I asked you about fear. The wife and I had volunteered to give a talk to college students about financial independence. Like most, I don't enjoy public speaking. (side-note: Mrs. 1500 fears nothing and was completely unfazed.) The big day was last week. Here we are: My mind was calm up until the night before the presentation. I had a little anxiety … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Is Fear Keeping You from Your Best Life?
Today, I tell you about why I beat the crap out of some kid in the 4th grade. First though, I have a question: Just kidding. I promise to stop with the Airplane quotes after this post. Maybe... While I'm sure at least one of you knows how to fly a plane, the real business we must get to is last week's question when I asked you about your net worth. I didn't expect … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Conquering Fear
Do you read Warren Buffett's annual letter? I love Warren's letters because they are filled with optimism. However. page 25 of this year's letter is scary. More on that in a moment. Ugly Business from two Weeks Ago First, we have to get to the business from two weeks ago. And the business was not good. It was actually quite shitty (desperate times call for desperate words). I … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: What do you Fear?