STREET DOGS: Fundis are usually normal people who played the odds right
It’s easy to assume you’re missing some skill or secret that others have
From Morgan Housel at Collaborative Fund:
There’s a saying — I don’t know whose — that an expert is always from out of town. It’s similar to the Bible quote that no man is a prophet in his own country. That one has deeper meaning, but they both get across an important point: everyone’s human, everyone’s flawed, nobody knows everything. So it’s easiest to convince people that you’re special if they don’t know you well enough to see all the ways you’re not...