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Lee Ainslie’s Advice For Weathering The Ups And Downs Of The Markets And Life

Before losing your cool, take a TO to ask yourself the following: “3-2-1, 1-2-3, what the heck is bothering me?“. Also, don’t overeat (like someone who recently made partner at the firm), ’cause no one likes a fattie.
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Don’t mind the watermark, that’s courtesy of my darling source.
Maverick Capital Q4 Letter [PDF]

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16 Responses to “Lee Ainslie’s Advice For Weathering The Ups And Downs Of The Markets And Life”

  1. guest says:

    Sweet–2 and 20 to get some platitudes. Good work boys

  2. hammer says:

    11) Never hyphenate the words “tomorrow” or “today”

  3. guest says:

    12) Never tell Thomas Jefferson what to do

  4. LA says:

    You’re a mensch, and DB was very much missed these past two days.
    Le temps est un grand maître, dit-on, le malheur est qu’il tue ses élèves.

  5. guest says:

    ‘…darling source…”
    Factoid of the Day: At least 70% of this site’s readers fantasize on a regular basis about having Bess call them ‘darling.’ (As they should.)

  6. Pfluger the Barbarian says:

    13) Return telephone calls from Jambronis promptly and cheerfully.

  7. guest says:

    13) Once you go black, do not go back
    (examining my motives)

  8. guest says:

    fuck you, LA.
    -fattie partner

  9. guest says:

    @5 true story

  10. guest says:

    how is this guy still in business?

  11. guest says:

    He forgot “Never piss uphill barefooted..”
    ~#2 Oil Trader

  12. guest says:

    I’ve been away (nursing a virus). What’s up with the watermarks, Bess?

  13. guest says:

    13) Don’t tell me like I was born today.

  14. guest says:

    @12- learn to read- the dude who gave her the letter put it on.

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