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Fundology: The Secrets of Successful Fund Investing by John Chatfeild-Roberts

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10. The secrets of success

“Enjoy failure and learn from it. You never learn from success.”

James Dyson

“My formula for success is rise early, work late and strike oil.”

John Paul Getty

“I keep six honest serving-men, (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When, And How and Where and Who.”

Rudyard Kipling

The need for humility

I’m not sure that I completely agree with the quote from James Dyson, but I do understand the sentiment. You cannot have been in the investment business for fifteen years without having made some real howlers and there is no doubt that you should never stop learning; but I do hope that I have learnt from things we have got right as well as from the mistakes. I have included some of the ...

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