In this second Part of my series on the life choices of wealthy men, I look at how important their schooling and their military experience were for them. Consideration is also given to which ones were risk avoiders and risk takers.
Isak Dinesen once said: “When you have more than half your life behind you, you often feel you have wasted your time on pursuits and ambitions of no actual value, while neglecting to do the things toward which your nature was truly inclined.”
In this and the next two articles, I explore how people choose what to do with their lives.
Shiller deserved the Nobel Prize in Economics
He recently asked whether too many people go into finance and about whether we need more bank regulation. These issues are addressed in my latest article.