• Tao of Charlie Munger

  • A Compilation of Quotes from Berkshire Hathaway's Vice Chairman on Life, Business, and the Pursuit of Wealth with Commentary by David Clark
  • By: David Clark
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-03-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (215 ratings)
  • Whispersync for Voice-ready

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Publisher's Summary

Words of wisdom from Charlie Munger - Warren Buffett's longtime business partner and the visionary Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway - collected and interpreted with an eye towards investing by David Clark, coauthor of the best-selling Buffettology series.
Born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1924 Charlie Munger studied mathematics at the University of Michigan, trained as a meteorologist at Cal Tech Pasadena while in the Army, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School without ever earning an undergraduate degree. Today, Munger is one of America's most successful investors, the Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, and Warren Buffett's business partner for almost 40 years. Buffett says "Berkshire has been built to Charlie's blueprint. My role has been that of general contractor." Munger is an intelligent, opinionated business man whose ideas can teach professional and amateur investors how to be successful in finance and life.
Like The Tao of Warren Buffett and The Tao of Te Ching, The Tao of Charlie Munger is a compendium of pithy quotes including, "Knowing what you don't know is more useful than being brilliant" and "In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn't read all the time - none, zero." This collection, culled from interviews, speeches, and questions and answers at the Berkshire Hathaway and Wesco annual meetings, offers insights into Munger's amazing financial success and life philosophies. Described by Business Insider as "sharp in his wit and investing wisdom," Charlie Munger's investment tips, business philosophy, and rules for living are as unique as his life story; intelligent as he clearly is; and as successful as he has been.
©2017 David Clark (P)2017 Simon & Schuster
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3 out of 5 stars
By Walter Hopkins on 02-17-17

Too short!

Enjoyed it but wished it had been longer! Might have helped to have longer quotes as well - and to have better differentiated between Munger's voice and the author's voice.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Evan A. Dunn on 03-20-18

Great content but Audio isn't good enough

Like all of my other reviews, this was great content, but lacks the ability to review specific portions. I guess that's a part of the business model huh? 'Literacy' is under assault, but let's leverage people's dedication to substance so we can sell them the paper back and the digital kindle version... If that's the case, then I think you have a short-term & short-sighted business model. We need the images and text (0s & 1s) to go along with the Audio otherwise, the Audiobook is just someone reading me a story so I can go to bed more easily. Come on Amazon crew. Advocate for a customer.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 01-19-17

A great insight to many of Charlie's insights

Short book but full of real world insight on investing and life traits for success

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5 out of 5 stars
By mel on 04-25-18

A great book for anyone that wants to get ahead

This book is a must have for anyone that wishes to invest in themselves and the market. Loved it!

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2 out of 5 stars
By knassy on 03-05-17

Pass on this

Munger's quotes are great. Clark's commentry brings little insight. Just Google the quotes, Clark says that is all he did.

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