How disciplined are Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger? by Suf Alkhaldi

As we all wish to be disciplined, I recently attended Warren Buffett’s shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.  This was to celebrate the 50 years of profitable Partnership of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.   A friend of mine, attended the meeting for more than 10 years, invited me to join a group of investors.  On Friday May 1, 2015,… Read More

Leading to better performance and more brainpower: Meditation by Suf Alkhaldi

In our current fast-paced lives, increasing our stress decreases our ability to remember things and, therefore, decreases our working memory. The constant and chronic worries drag our mental state to drain our brainpower, leaving us without strength and the ability to function.  The productivity expert Seth Gordon recommends that the IT department in companies disables… Read More

Generating ideas by challenging the conventional wisdom by Suf Alkhaldi

As my fascination grew using creativity, I believe lateral thinking enriched my life, creating a lot of fun. Thinking laterally tricks my mind in a beautiful way. It takes my mind away from the road frequently traveled.  It develops new neurocircuits, bypassing the normal old way of thinking.  Discomfort will happen, I am sure,  but… Read More

Mixing what you love with what you hate to achieve your goal by Suf Alkhaldi

Occasionally, people ask me about what motivated me, and when did I start thinking about graduate school.  This question comes up whenever I deliver talks for school career days or at conferences.  At scientific conferences, graduate students are the most curious ones.  This post will shed some light on my answers. What I love  Science… Read More