Thought of the Week – February 23

February 23, 2020

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”

- Victor Frankl -


Lesson

  • Our thoughts and emotions can lead us to make impulsive decisions if unchecked 
  • In order to make better decisions take a moment and become aware of what's causing your thoughts and feelings. 

Action

  • Figure out what the thought and emotion is telling you. Why are you feeling this way? Are you tempted to just respond instinctively?
  • Determine if these thoughts and feelings are legitimate,or just baggage you have been carrying around holding you back from growing as a person

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About the author

Eric Weigel

My goal is to share my experience as an investment manager to help people make more informed buy and sell decisions. While we would all like to think that we act rationally all investors succumb to periods of greed and fear that cloud our judgment. My hope is that my approach based on fundamental insights, robust quantitative techniques and 30+ years of real-markets experience will help you navigate both your emotions as well as the daily noise of capital markets.


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