The blogosphere and bookshelves everywhere are full of prescriptions for how to succeed in various endeavors. When it comes to business and investing, there is much useful information available along with a fair amount of nonsense. Unfortunately, most guides for success in business and investing are almost certain to fail for those who do not have the necessary life experiences to leverage the knowledge. In addition, sometimes, it is easier to have a guide for what to avoid. Read this article for more details.