Issue 121 - 05 | The Quest for True Value: An Investor’s Manifesto to Turn On, Tune In, Get High.

By Guy Spier
Published Sept. 24, 2014 1:00 p.m.
“When I discovered Warren Buffett, a light went on in my head. It did not take me long to realize that I wanted a life that was more like his than mine.

Determined to transform my life, I began a long journey of discovery. It lead to my having a charity lunch with Warren Buffett at Smith & Wollensky’s in 2008, but it also came with many costly mistakes and hard earned, but valuable lessons. [...]

Today, I might not quite tap dance to work as well as Warren Buffett does, but I’ve gotten a lot better.

My suggestion to you: lighten up. Stop working so hard and focusing on the money and your next promotion all the time. Start having fun while you work instead. That joy will show in your eyes, and the promotion and that raise will take care of themselves, along with career and life success.”

About Guy Spier | Guy Spier has run the Aquamarine Fund for 17 years, achieving an impressive record of market-beating returns. An ardent disciple of Warren Buffett, Guy launched the fund with $15 million in assets, closely replicating the approach of Buffett’s original partnerships. Guy was educated at Oxford University, where he was a tutorial partner of the current British Prime Minister David Cameron and came top of his class in economics. After a stint in management consulting, he attended Harvard Business School, then worked as an investment banker before starting his own fund. He is a regular commentator in the media, having appeared on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg Television, and Fox Business News.

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