My Notes From the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting (Pt 3 of 3)

This is Part 3 of my visit to Berkshire 2019. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Question on online furniture retail and strategies where you go for customers first and profits later. There was some discussion about Amazon. On the strategy of going for customers first and profits later, he mentioned Amazon has […]

My Notes From the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting (Pt 2 of 3)

This is Part 2 of 3 on my visit to the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. Part 1 is here. I got to the CHI Health arena in downtown Omaha at 5am. Yes, this was a bit crazy. But last year, I went with my parents and we got there around 7am, basically when the […]

Why Didn’t China Attend the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Meeting? (Pt 1 of 3)

The 2019 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha was awesome. As always. But there was a very conspicuous absence of visitors from China this year. The decrease from last year was unmistakable. So what happened? In 2018, the Berkshire event was likely the most popular “China event” in the USA.. It was crazy. Of the […]

My 10 Favorite Business Books (Video) – pt 1 of 2

My favorite business books. Plus some fun stuff from around Kuala Lumpur and airplanes. Link is here. By Jeffrey Towson, Professor of Investment at Peking University. —- I write and speak about digital China and Asia’s latest tech trends. Music is Longing by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud

将沃伦-巴菲特的25-5法则运用到职业规划中—这招很管用

另一组标题:“我运用了沃伦-巴菲特的25-5法则,现在我要试着和杰西卡-艾尔巴(美国演员)约会。” 沃伦-巴菲特的25-5法则出自他给飞行教练麦克-弗林特的提议。这事可能不完全真实。沃伦-巴菲特建议麦克列出25个职业目标。然后,圈选出5个最重要的目标。

Stop Calling Me An Introvert. I Prefer “Power Thinker”.

I’m really getting sick of the term “introvert”. It sounds like someone with a problem. Like someone who is anti-social. In contrast, “extrovert” sounds outgoing and engaging. Like the CEO or student body president. Yes, I admit some of us are pretty quiet in classrooms, at dinner parties and during corporate functions. Yes, we do […]

沃伦·巴菲特讲述为何在美国投资是“赢家游戏”

我正在补写与沃伦·巴菲特共进午餐的笔记。此处  是所有的商业思考。此处 和 此处 是他关于如何自我完善的观点。 尽管如此,我还希望专门写一篇文章,讲述他关于在美国长期投资是“赢家游戏”的论断。这一论断很有说服力,基本包含以下五点:

沃伦·巴菲特谈“友谊”

这是我带学生去奥马哈市去见沃伦·巴菲特的第二年。最令我印象深刻的还是他关于生活和人(而非商业)的观点。他详细谈了谈如何成为一个更好的人,具体内容见这里 。他还谈论了你的朋友如何塑造你。