Mindfulness

Five Practices of Mindful Investors

Five Practices of Mindful Investors

I started a mindfulness routine a couple years ago, during a particularly stressful period in my life.  A daily meditation practice was a life changer for me, bringing a new sense of awareness and calmness to how I approach everything from work to food to my family. As with pretty much anything in life, I would often relate what I was learning through meditation back to my professional efforts.  How could the lessons of mindfulness be applied to the investment process?

Knocking Out the One Big Thing

Knocking Out the One Big Thing

This is Part 3 of a four-part post on how I strive to align my days and weeks with my values. Combine this article with my earlier posts below to get the whole story on how I manage my time and priorities. I think of keeping organized in terms of three areas: a planner to set your goals and plan them out, a calendar to decide when to execute on those goals, and a repository for brilliant ideas you're saving for later…