2018 Summary

By | December 31, 2018


  • Consistently placed capital in commercial real state space and in common equities
  • Investment return summary will be discussed in a separate post

Personal Improvement:

Running and Training:

Total mileage: 2107 miles

Number of Races: 10 (1 1-mile race, 1 5K-race, 1 4mile-race, 1 5-mile race, 1 10K-race, 1 15K-race, 1 15-mile training race and 3 marathons)

Body fat % dropped from approximately 20% at beginning of 2018 to approximately 13% at the end of 2018

Books: (12 completed, 3 in-progress, 1 abandoned)

Investment Related:
  • One Up on Wall Street by Peter Lynch
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Atlas Shrugged (Re-listen, Audio book)
  • The second machine age by ERIK Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAFEE
  • Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved, by Kate Bowler
  • Factfulness by Hans Rosling
  • Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson (20%, abandoned)
  • Origin Story: A Big History of Everything, by David Christian (57% as of 12/31/2018, plan to finish)
  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (50% as of 12/31/2018, Audiobook)
  • Advanced Marathoning by Pete Pfitzinger & Scott Douglas
  • Food Guide for Marathoners by Nancy Clark’s
  • How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • How to talk so little kids will listen by Joanna Faber & Julie King
Leadership/Career Development
  • Measure what matters by John Doerr (70% done as of 12/31/2018)
  • How to win friends & influence people (Audio book)

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