Amouage Jubilation XXV Review – It Is As If King Solomon Commissioned a Fragrance of Biblical Wealth

Today, the postman came bearing gifts; specifically, the package of fragrance samples I bought from Amouage, the official perfumer of the King of Oman in the Middle East.  They shipped from the retail boutique in London via Royal Air Mail and arrived far sooner than I anticipated. My family came over and we broke out…


Do Not Throw Away the Melon for the Seeds

There is a traditional Chinese proverb that goes something along the lines of, “Do not take the seeds and throw away the melon”. Though there are many ways you can approach this, and multiple lessons that can be extracted from reflecting on it, it can be particularly sage when it comes to running a business and allocating the cash flow from that business. One of my favorite examples comes from The Coca-Cola Company.


The True Test of Greatness Comes in the Heart of Winter

When you are managing your business, your life, or money, the true test of your ability and talent will come during the bad times. Have you managed your liquidity well enough so that even the worst depression won’t wipe you out? Have you conducted yourself with restraint so you don’t find yourself buried under interest expense on credit cards and store accounts?

Kennon-Green & Co. Global Asset Management, Wealth Management, Investment Advisory, and Value Investing