Ola Ahlvarsson: The Master of Synergy

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[Mikael Syding & Ola Ahlvarsson]

Brief message from Ludvig: Since many of you asked for more after the popular interview with billionaire investor Martin Sandquist, I’ve translated another podcast newsletter. This one is from our interview with Ola Ahlvarsson, one of the most interesting people I’ve met in my life.Continue Reading…

Interview with Martin Sandquist, Billionaire Lynx-Founder and Finance Innovator

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For the first time, the elusive Martin Sandquist gives an interview.

Martin Sandquist is the founder of Lynx Asset Management. Lynx is one of the most successful hedge funds in Europe. They’re classified as a CTA and have 70 employees. Continue Reading…

Higher Order Thinking: Your Ticket to the Cognitive Elite

Higher Order Thinking Breaking out of HomeostasisIf being manipulated by horoscopes, fortune-telling, cold-reading, conspiracy theories, and comforting beliefs constitute the most primitive aspects of the neocortex’s craving for truth (and are sure-shot symptoms of being a Homeostasis Dweller), what would be the opposite?

Higher order thinking.

Higher order thinking is the most intellectually sophisticated form of using the neocortex’s predictive abilities. Those who wish to become elite thinkers must master it.Continue Reading…

19 Attributes of Great Men

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From my commonplace:


“I went on troubling myself about general
ideas until I learnt to understand the particular achievements of the best men.”

–Goethe

 

Trouble yourself about this.

 

1) Prodigious memory.Continue Reading…

My Top Lessons from 2016

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Current Inspirations:

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How to Study History for Business and Investing

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Everyone who aspires to be good at business and investing should study history.

(And not just the history of Continue Reading…

How to Study History (the top 10 tips)

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August 6, 1806.Continue Reading…

Timeless Lessons on Process & Creativity from 3 Musical Masters

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[Picture taken on top of a mountain by Lake Ashi, ~40 minutes from Mt. Fuji.]

If you’ve ever been to Japan you’d know it’s just as beautiful as it is depicted in the movie The Last Samurai.

That’s why guys like Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs went there for inspiration…Continue Reading…