The HUL way

Never thought HUL would be so influential in the Corporate India ecosystem. Produced ~400 CEOs/CXOs, thoughts on Capital spends, thoughts on employee hiring, incentivization and many more… Good and Refreshing takeaways. Thanks to Spark Capital for putting their key takeaways from the book – “The CEO Factory” by Sudhir Sitapati.

Investing Wisdom Series 10: Factors needed to make money in the stock market

Walter J. Schloss (August 28, 1916 – February 19, 2012) was an American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist. He was a well-regarded value investor, as well as a notable disciple of the Benjamin Graham school of investing. Factors needed to make money in the stock market: Price is the most important factor to use in relation to value Try to … More Investing Wisdom Series 10: Factors needed to make money in the stock market

10 Questions to ask what multiples to pay for a stock

Good pointers to think while paying a top dollar valuation for an investment: Does the business have a sustainable competitive advantage (Buffett’s moat)? Does the business benefit from any network effects? Are the business’s revenue and earnings visible and predictable? Are customers locked in? Are there high switching costs? Are gross margins high? Is marginal … More 10 Questions to ask what multiples to pay for a stock

Investing Wisdom Series 9: Richard Chandler Corporation’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance

Richard Fred Chandler is a New Zealand born billionaire businessman. He is chairman of the Clermont Group, a Singapore-based business group that invests in public and private companies across a range of industries, including energy, financial services, consumer, and healthcare. Chandler “has a reputation for buying struggling companies and successfully rebuilding them,” according to Australian Broadcasting Corporation News. He also … More Investing Wisdom Series 9: Richard Chandler Corporation’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance

Investing Wisdom series 8: Sir John Templeton’s essential personal attributes in an Investor [2 mins]

Self-reliance Reasonable risk-taking Sense of stewardship A drive towards diversity Bargain-hunting mentality Broad social and political awareness Flexibility Devote large amounts of time to study An ability to retreat from daily pressures Develop an extensive friendship network Patience Thought control Positive thinking Simplicity Great intuitive powers