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My favorite mistake is the one that taught me never to water the weeds and pick the flowers in the garden that I am planting for my financial future.

In 1996 I purchased QLogic after Desai, the CEO was suggesting very strongly to his officers and directors, that they purchase shares of the company to show support. After several splits and the stock returning to nose bleed heights after the splits, I patted myself on the back for selling off the split shares each time.

How sad that I did not think ahead and have what would now be 3200 shares of this beaut.

It is so easy to feel great taking a profit except when you realize that not taking a profit and letting it grow can sometimes create a much better feeling and a much better life.

Thanks for starting this post.
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