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Main takeaways of Going to Bed Smarter Than When You Woke Up:

Mixed notes

  • Buffet and Munger claim to spend about 80% of their day reading
  • “The best thing a human being can do is to help another human being know more.” Charlie Munger
  • How to get smarter? Read a lot.


  • Invest at least one hour each day in yourself
  • Make the time available for reading by “selling” it to the most valuable client – you
  • Read actively by taking notes and asking questions
  • Don’t bother with short-term dopamine sources like email and Twitter; they give a temporary rush but little benefit in the long-run