The Joys of Compounding: The Passionate Pursuit of Lifelong Learning

The Joys of Compounding: The Passionate Pursuit of Lifelong Learning


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In The Joys Of Compounding, Gautam Baid integrates the wisdom, strategies, and thought processes of over 200 preeminent figures in history whose teachings have stood the test of time. Distilling generations of investment and life lessons and compiling it with his personal experiences into a comprehensive guide on value investing, Baid demonstrates their practical applications in the areas of business, investing, and decision making.

The Joys Of Compounding is a celebration of the value investing discipline. It takes investors beyond stocks and business fundamentals to give them a valuable and compelling life philosophy. All lifelong learners will find this book immensely useful as a timeless source of insight and inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578442624
Publisher: Gautam Baid
Publication date: 04/25/2019
Pages: 534
Sales rank: 486,263
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: The Best Investment You Can Make Is an Investment in Yourself

Chapter 2: Becoming a Learning Machine

Chapter 3: Obtaining Worldly Wisdom Through a Latticework of Mental Models

Chapter 4: Harnessing the Power of Passion and Focus Through Deliberate Practice

Chapter 5: The Importance of Choosing the Right Role Models, Teachers, and Associates in Life

Chapter 6: The Virtues of Philanthropy and Good Karma

Chapter 7: Humility Is the Gateway to Attaining Wisdom

Chapter 8: Simplicity Is the Ultimate Sophistication

Chapter 9: Achieving Financial Independence

Chapter 10: Living Life According to the Inner Scorecard

Chapter 11: Building Earning Power Through a Business Ownership Mindset

Chapter 12: The Key to Success in Life Is Delayed Gratification

Chapter 13: Always Think About the Math of It, but Avoid Physics Envy

Chapter 14: Intelligent Investing Is All About Understanding Intrinsic Value

Chapter 15: The Holy Grail of Long-Term Value Investing

Chapter 16: The Three Most Important Words in Investing

Chapter 17: To Finish First, You Must First Finish

Chapter 18: The Market Is Efficient Most of the Time, but Not All the Time

Chapter 19: Read More History and Fewer Forecasts

Chapter 20: Thoughts on Diversification

Chapter 21: The Dynamic Art of Portfolio Management and Individual Position Sizing

Chapter 22: Updating Our Beliefs in Light of New Evidence

Chapter 23: Life is a Whole Series of Opportunity Costs

Chapter 24: Investing Between the Lines

Chapter 25: The Significant Role of Checklists in Decision Making

Chapter 26: Journaling is a Powerful Tool in Self-reflection

Chapter 27: Investing in Commodities and Cyclicals is All About the Capital Cycle

Chapter 28: Within Special Situations, Carefully Study Spinoffs

Chapter 29: Never Underestimate the Power of Incentives

Chapter 30: Acknowledging the Role of Luck, Chance, Serendipity, and Randomness

Chapter 31: Pattern Recognition

Chapter 32: The Education of a Value Investor

Chapter 33: Understanding Compounding in Its True Essence

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Anonymous 9 months ago
Only god will understand what this author is trying to say. Only quotes of big shots copied in this book. I do not understand moral of the story. According to me waste of time reading this book.