Need A Hobby That Helps In Other Ways?

15 July 2004

The Scene: One of the power places for breakfast in the Memphis area. I was waiting for my breakfast meeting guest to arrive. Two women were departing, and as they passed, I heard the following brief exchange…

First Woman: You told me the bridge would increase my concentration in other areas.

Second Woman: Isn’t it amazing?

First Woman: I’m playing the best golf of my life, and the only thing that’s different is the bridge.

What were they discussing?

Both of these women happened to be carrying study guides to the game of Bridge. Warren Buffett has said similar things in past writing or speaking at the annual meeting for Berkshire Hathaway. He and Bill Gates play, rather frequently, and often together. They play online.

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