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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  1. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 1:28 PM

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

  2. Posted by hammer | February 12, 2010 at 1:29 PM

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

  3. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 1:33 PM

    12) Never tell Thomas Jefferson what to do

  4. Posted by LA | February 12, 2010 at 1:34 PM

    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. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 1:37 PM

    ‘…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. Posted by Pfluger the Barbarian | February 12, 2010 at 1:38 PM

    13) Return telephone calls from Jambronis promptly and cheerfully.

  7. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 1:38 PM

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

  8. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 1:49 PM

    fuck you, LA.
    -fattie partner

  9. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 2:55 PM

    @5 true story

  10. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 3:55 PM

    how is this guy still in business?

  11. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 4:02 PM

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

  12. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 7:23 PM

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

  13. Posted by guest | February 12, 2010 at 9:36 PM

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

  14. Posted by guest | February 13, 2010 at 12:01 AM

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

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