1977 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Letter

For a long time now, I’ve been meaning to read all of the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Letters penned by Warren Buffett. I’ve been putting it off and off and off. It doesn’t help that I always seem to have something constantly on my desk to read. So I’ve decided I would leverage the commitment and consistency bias and trick and force myself into reading all of the shareholders letters by making it into a bit of a challenge.

What I’ve done to trick and force myself into finally doing this project is to record it and put it on Youtube. Since I wasn’t reading the damn things even though they have been sitting on my desk for years, I figured making a more interesting project out of them would give me the kick in the ass I needed. Strangely, audio recordings of the shareholders letters don’t exist. Perfect. This is now my mission until all the letters have been read and recorded.

Now, the obvious pitfall here is that you will be forced to listen to my gravely voice. However, hopefully the audio is acceptable and listenable enough to get value out of it. I hope to get one of these processed each week. Be on the lookout. If you have any feedback on the quality of the audio, the mediocre vocal talent, or anything in particular of how these are put together, I would be grateful.

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