We pay a lot of attention to dotting our i’s and crossing our t’s when it comes to the fundamentals of finding opportunities that are “safe, cheap and good,” because we think it makes it easier to reframe things in new, flexible ways. One problem with value investors is that they can often become ideologues. But there’s a big difference between focusing on the basics and being an ideologue. We’ve found that you have to constantly challenge your ways of thinking and re-educate yourself to remain successful as an investor.