How to get smarter
Read. A lot.
Warren Buffett says, “I just sit in my office and read all day.”
What does that mean? He estimates that he spends 80 percent of his working day reading and thinking.
"You could hardly find a partnership in which two people settle on reading more hours of the day than in ours," Charlie Munger commented.
When asked how to get smarter, Buffett once held up stacks of paper and said he “read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge builds up, like compound interest.”
alexanderpf: Elon Musk, when asked how he learned about the science and engineering of rocket design, said “I read a lot of books.”