Whenever I reflect on my life – on the person I’ve been in the past, the one I am today and who I want to become in the future – I always find that reading more ends up near the top of my goals list.
Why? I want to be wiser. More experienced. Constantly growing my body of knowledge. I want to be better.
Charlie Munger sums it up well:
“I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines. They go to bed every night a little wiser than they were when they got up and boy does that help, particularly when you have a long run ahead of you.”
Reading isn’t the only way to learn, to be sure. But success leaves clues, and most everyone I admire in some way or another seem to enjoy (and make time for) reading.
This page will house book reviews and a list of the books I’m currently reading. I try to track all my reading on Goodreads, and I do an annual reading review here on my blog: