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Bestselling author Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 7+ million listens. Investments, economics, decision-making, human behavior & entrepreneurship--all passionately explored. Guests include Nobel Prize winners Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Harry Markowitz & Ver…

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    Ep. 1015: Michael Covel Crypto Interview on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 35:38

    Michael Covel Crypto Interview on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1014: Sarah Stein Greenberg Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 50:40

    In an era of ambiguous, messy problems—as well as extraordinary opportunities for positive change—it's vital to have both an inquisitive mind and the ability to act with intention. Sarah Stein Greenberg is filled with ways to build those skills with resilience, care, and confidence. At Stanford University's world-renowned Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, aka “the d.school,” students and faculty, experts and seekers bring together diverse perspectives to tackle ambitious projects; Greenberg gives the experiences designed to help them do it. A provocative and highly visual companion, it's a definitive resource for people who aim to draw on their curiosity and creativity in the face of uncertainty. To bring fresh approaches to any challenge–world changing or close to home–you can draw on exercises such as Expert Eyes to hone observation skills, How to Talk to Strangers to foster understanding, and Designing Tools for Teams to build creative leadership. The activities are at once lighthearted, surprising, tough, and impactful–and reveal how the hidden dynamics of design can drive more vibrant ways of making, feeling, exploring, experimenting, and collaborating at work and in life. Greenberg will help you develop the behaviors and deepen the mindsets that can turn your curiosity into ideas, and your ideas into action. Bio: Sarah Stein Greenberg is the executive director of the Stanford d.school. She leads a community of designers, faculty, and other innovative thinkers who help people unlock their creative abilities and apply them to the world. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: What is design? Design Inspiration The Impact of Pandemic on Students Today Creative Collaboration What's In The Fridge? Creative Acts for Curious People Design Problems

    Ep. 1013: Guess the Word I Beeped with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 21:37

    Guess the word I beeped with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1012: Talya Miron-Shatz Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 75:11

    In recent years, we have gained unprecedented control over choices about our health. But these choices are hard and often full of psychological traps. As a result, we're liable to misuse medication, fall for pseudoscientific cure-alls, and undergo needless procedures. Talya Miron-Shatz explores the preventable ways we make bad choices about everything from nutrition to medication, from pregnancy to end-of-life care. She reveals how the medical system can set us up for success or failure and maps a model for better doctor-patient relationships. Full of new insights and actionable guidance, Miron-Shatz is a guide to making good choices when you can't afford to make a bad one. Bio: Talya Miron-Shatz, PhD., is a leader in research at the intersection of medicine and behavioral economics. She is professor and founding Director of the Center for Medical Decision Making at Ono Academic College in Israel, senior fellow at the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest in New York, and a visiting researcher at the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Vaccination and Public Trust COVID-19 Vaccination Wearing Masks Against COVID-19 Delta Variant Treatment for Obesity Israel's COVID-19 Vaccination Coronavirus Disease Statistics Risk Factors for COVID-19 HIV and COVID-19 Medical Decision Making

    Ep. 1011: The Turtle Filter with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 21:57

    The Turtle Filter with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1010: Sergey Young Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 47:01

    The prospect of living to 200 years old isn't science fiction anymore. Sergey Young offers his perspective on what cutting-edge breakthroughs are on the horizon, as well as the practical steps we can take now to live healthily to 100 and beyond. Young demystifies the longevity landscape, cutting through the hype and showing readers what they can do now to live better for longer, and offering a look into the exciting possibilities that await us. By viewing aging as a condition that can be cured, we can dramatically revolutionize the field of longevity and make it accessible for everyone. Young gathers insights from world-leading health entrepreneurs, scientists, doctors, and inventors, providing a comprehensive look into the future of longevity in two horizons: The Near Horizon of Longevity identifies the technological developments that will allow us to live to 150—some of which are already in use—from AI-based diagnostics to gene editing and organ regeneration. The Far Horizon of Longevity offers a tour of the future of age reversal, and the exciting technologies that will allow us to live healthily to 200, from Internet of Bodies to digital avatars to AI-brain integration. Young also showcases 10 longevity choices that we already know and can easily implement to live to 100, distilling the science behind diet, exercise, sleep, mental health, and our environments into attainable habits and lifestyle hacks that anyone can adopt to vastly improve their lives and workplaces. Bio: Sergey Young is a longevity investor and visionary with a mission to extend healthy lifespans of at least one billion people. To do that, Sergey founded Longevity Vision Fund to accelerate life extension technological breakthroughs. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Obesity and COVID-19 Early diagnosis of Cancer Gene Editing The Fasting Method COVID-19 Vaccines The Science and Technology of Growing Young

    Ep. 1009: IQ, EQ, Decide, Science with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 21:20

    IQ, EQ, Decide, Science with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1008: David Schonthal Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 52:46

    Most marketers, innovators, executives, activists, or anyone else in the business of creating change, operate on a deep assumption. It is the belief that the best (and perhaps only) way to convince people to embrace a new idea is to heighten the appeal of the idea itself. We instinctively believe that if we add enough value, people will eventually say “yes.” This reflex leads us down a path of adding features and benefits to our ideas or increasing the sizzle of our messaging – all in the hope of getting others on board. We call this instinct the “Fuel-based mindset.” The Fuel-based mindset explains so much of what we do, from adding countless trivial features to software, to bolting a sixth blade onto a shaving razor. By focusing on fuel, innovators neglect the other half of the equation – the psychological Frictions that oppose change. Frictions create drag on innovation. And though they are rarely considered, overcoming these Frictions is essential for bringing new ideas into the world. David Schonthal highlights the four Frictions that operate against innovation: Why their best ideas get rejected – despite their undeniable value. How to disarm the forces of resistance that act against change. How to transform the very Frictions that hold us back into catalysts for change. David Schonthal's The Human Element is an great resource to help people overcome the powerful forces of human nature that instinctively resist change. Bio: David Schonthal is a Clinical Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches courses in new venture creation, design thinking, business acquisition, healthcare entrepreneurship, corporate innovation and creativity. He is also a Senior Director of Business Design at IDEO. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: New Ideas and Innovation The Human Element Improving the Idea Four Primary Frictions Apple Products Simplicity in Design Dating Apps Medical Innovations

    Ep. 1007: Trading Systems with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 64:57

    Trading Systems with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1006: Robert Breedlove Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 53:03

    “There is an economic storm brewing that threatens the sandy foundations of our monetary system.” Money is a fact of everyday life. We earn it, spend it and save it. We're tempted to worship it and to trust it to provide for our needs. While much has been written about the power, danger, and stewardship of money, little has been written about what money actually is and whether or not money itself is moral. That information gap has been exploited to enrich a privileged few, enslave millions, and reap confusion and division throughout the world. How did this happen and what can we do about it? Thank God for Bitcoin explores the ways in which the current monetary system is broken and what can be done to fix it. It explores the creation of money, its corruption and its potential redemption. It looks at how Bitcoin is redeeming the ills of our corrupt monetary system and how the ongoing transition to sound money is a source of hope for a broken world. Bio: Robert Breedlove is a Bitcoin-focused entrepreneur, writer, and philosopher. He was particularly inspired by Austrian economics and the teachings of Jordan Peterson, which helped him reconcile his purely objective outlook on reality with its more subjective dimensions of valuation, morality, and meaning. Robert considers himself a Freedom Maximalist and believes he has found his life's work in the Bitcoin space as a contributor to the separation of money and state. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Bitcoin Definition Bitcoin Vs. Gold Violation of Property Rights Monopoly on Violence Monetary System Real Estate Assets

    Ep. 1005: Repeatability with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 20:51

    Repeatability with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1004: Andy Ho Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 48:48

    Andy Ho has answers. Let me explain… Vietnam is the last significant opportunity for investors in Southeast Asia. But, as with any frontier market, that doesn't mean it's simple. Investing in this fast-growing and exciting country can be rather like the infamous experience of attempting to cross its busy streets. To get to the other side in one piece takes nerves and experience. Today, Vietnam ranks among the fastest growing countries in the world. Much like China two decades before it, the country is experiencing rapid development. It has an increasingly affluent population of nearly 100 million. It is quickly transforming into a key manufacturing hub in Asia. And it is one of the few countries in the world whose economy has continued to grow despite the global pandemic. Investors from around the globe have taken note of the opportunities that abound in Vietnam's ‘market-oriented socialist' economy. And Andy Ho and his book Crossing the Street will help to take advantage of those opportunities – without getting run over. Bio: Andy Ho is chief investment officer of VinaCapital, one of Vietnam's leading investment management companies with over US$3 billion in assets under management, and head of the VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, a London-listed investment trust with a unique multi-asset strategy that invests in both listed and private equities. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Bullying Economic Bullying Entrepreneur Sources of Motivation “Make Money” Men and Women Entrepreneurs Investing in Vietnam Working with the Government Learning Languages

    Ep. 1003: Do Your Thing Mindset with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 117:52

    Do Your Thing Mindset with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1002: Paul Nurse Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 48:46

    Life is all around us, abundant and diverse, it is extraordinary. But what does it actually mean to be alive? Nobel prize-winner Paul Nurse has spent his career revealing how living cells work. In this book, he takes up the challenge of defining life in a way that every reader can understand. It is a shared journey of discovery; step by step Nurse illuminates five great ideas that underpin biology. He traces the roots of his own curiosity and knowledge to reveal how science works, both now and in the past. Using his personal experiences, in and out of the lab, he shares with us the challenges, the lucky breaks, and the thrilling eureka moments of discovery. To survive the challenges that face the human race today it is vital that we all understand what life is. Bio: Sir Paul Nurse won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2001, and has also been awarded the Albert Einstein World Award of Science and French Legion d'Honneur. He has acted as advisor to the Prime Minister on Science and Technology matters, and received over 60 honorary degrees and fellowships from international universities. He is currently the Director and Chief Executive of London's Francis Crick Institute. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Jurassic Period COVID-19 Pandemic Origins of COVID-19 Science and Politics COVID-19 Vaccine Covid-19 Virus Variants Human Evolution Human Cloning

    Ep. 1001: A TurtleTrader Addendum for 1000 with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 32:41

    A TurtleTrader Addendum for 1000 with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 1000: Jerry Parker Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 55:25

    Jerry Parker is my 1000th episode. He was an original TurtleTrader and was also the most successful TurtleTrader. You can read more about Jerry in my book The Complete TurtleTrader. Jerry brings a pragmatic directness to the show today that will benefit your portfolio, but only if you listen closely and apply his wisdom. Please enjoy this episode with Jerry and stay tuned for episode 2000. Thank you to all of my listeners for your continued loyalty! In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Trend Following 1983 – 2021 Trend Following Principles Trend Following Traders Portfolio and Strategy Outlier Trades Futures Trading

    Ep. 999: No Lies Just Bullshit with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 16:58

    No Lies Just Bullshit with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 998: David Buckmaster Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 53:18

    My guest today David Buckmaster takes on income inequality. That means addressing the problems with our current compensation model, demystifying pay practices, and providing practical information employees can use when negotiating their salaries and discussing how we can close the gender and racial pay gap. Buckmaster argues that American workers are suffering economically and fewer are earning a living wage. The situation is only worsening. We do not have a common language to talk about pay, how it works at most companies, or a cohesive set of practical solutions for making pay more fair. Most blame the greed of America's executive class, the ineptitude of government, or a general lack of personal motivation. Buckmaster believes the negative effects of income inequality are a problem that can be solved. We don't have to choose between effective government policy and the free market, between the working class and the job creators, or between socialism and capitalism, David Buckmaster, the Director of Global Compensation for Nike, argues. We do not have to give up on fixing what people are paid. Ideas like Universal Basic Income will not be enough to avoid the severe cultural disruption coming our way. Buckmaster pulls back the curtain on how corporations make decisions about wages and provides practical solutions—as well as the corporate language—workers need to get the best results when talking about money with a boss. Is this a controversial conversation? Yes. Do I push back? Yes. Enjoy! Bio: David Buckmaster has led corporate compensation teams at companies like Nike, Starbucks, and Yum! Brands, and worked with business leaders on pay projects all over the world. Buckmaster was named to the global shortlist of the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey & Company Bracken Bower Prize for emerging business writers.

    Ep. 997: Some Surprise and Origins with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 46:20

    Some Surprise and Origins with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 996: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 49:27

    Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is an indispensable guide to decision-making and risk-taking for anyone who finds themselves afraid of making a wrong choice in their career. Life is made up of a series of choices. What do you do if one of those choices turns out poorly, especially if it was carefully considered? How do you trust your instinctive decision-making skills and make the next right choice? How do you continue to take risks when, suddenly, your risks are not working out? Cassidy is one of the most highly regarded and well-respected female tech executives in Silicon Valley, but she'll be the first to admit that her path to success has been far from linear. She started three companies that have done exceedingly well, including theBoardlist (an organization designed to promote and place women onto corporate boards), and she just served as president of StubHub, which sold earlier this year for $4 billion. But she's also encountered plenty of poor choices, misfires, unexpected headwinds, and all other types of pitfalls that she had to learn how to confront, analyze, navigate, and incorporate into her new path forward. From her own experience, she knows that personal success does not come from making one singular “correct” or “big” decision. Rather, long-range success comes from tackling numerous choices that are aimed to optimize future possibilities. Singh Cassidy's “seven myths of success,” as well as her advice on how to make FOMO into your friend, multiply your “bets” in life, and understand why you shouldn't be blinded by “passion bias,” all provide an entirely new way to approach risk-taking and achieve lasting success. Bio: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is a leading technology executive and entrepreneur, board member, and investor with twenty-five years of experience founding and helping to scale companies, including Google and Amazon. Most recently, she served as president of StubHub and as a member of eBay's executive leadership team. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Trading Philosophy Risk Definition Risk Taking Smart Risk Taker Freedom and Autonomy Entrepreneurial Mindset Decision Making How to Deal FOMO

    Ep. 995: TurtleTrader Philosophy with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 43:37

    TurtleTrader Philosophy with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 994: David Bradford Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 48:35

    The ability to create strong relationships with others is crucial to living a full life and becoming more effective at work. Yet many of us find ourselves struggling to build solid personal and professional connections or unable to handle challenges that inevitably arise when we grow closer to others. When we find ourselves in an exceptional relationship—the kind of relationship in which we feel fully understood and supported for who we are—it can seem like magic. But the truth is that the process of building and sustaining these relationships can be described, learned, and applied. David Bradford and Carole Robin taught interpersonal skills to MBA candidates for a combined seventy-five years in their legendary Stanford Graduate School of Business course Interpersonal Dynamics (affectionately known to generations of students as “Touchy-Feely”) and have coached and consulted hundreds of executives for decades. They show readers how to take their relationships from shallow to exceptional by cultivating authenticity, vulnerability, and honesty, while being willing to ask for and offer help, share a commitment to growth, and deal productively with conflict. Filled with relatable scenarios and research-backed insights, Bradford is an important resource for anyone hoping to improve existing relationships and build new ones at any stage of life. Bio: David Bradford is Eugene O'Kelly II Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he helped develop Interpersonal Dynamics (“Touchy Feely”). He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife of more than fifty years. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: David Bradford Stanford Classes David Bradford Father Economic Political Issue Building Relationships Interpersonal Issue Group of Men and Women Giving Feedback Exceptional Relationship Definition EQ and IQ

    Ep. 993: Trend Following Decision Making with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 23:15

    Trend Following Decision Making with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 992: Amos Schwartzfarb and Trevor Boehm Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 54:57

    Want to build repeatable revenue for your business? Amos Schwartzfarb and Trevor Boehm shows you step by step how to identify and move the levers that unlock growth and create predictability across every aspect of your business. Built on decades of experience across hundreds of companies, Amos Schwartzfarb and Trevor Boehm condense the essentials of creating a metrics-driven company into five core workshops and puts them directly into your hands so you and your team can get to work. Spanning sales and marketing, product, operations, and finance, each workshop puts you one step closer to finding a model for growth that is repeatable and controllable. Whether yours is a company with several million in revenue or you're just starting out, Amos Schwartzfarb and Trevor Boehm give you the tools you need to create the alignment, clarity, and control that will maximize your company's potential. Bridge the gap between tactics and vision in your business. Bio: Amos Schwartzfarb has been growing businesses for twenty-five years and investing in startups for the past ten. Since 1997, he's helped build companies that sold to Yahoo!, R.H. Donnelly, The Home Depot, plus over sixty more as Managing Director of Techstars Austin. He's also the bestselling author of Sell More Faster. Bio: Trevor Boehm was a writer before finding his way into building companies. A serial founder, he has also invested in more than forty startups, many of those through Techstars' first Impact accelerator and as Managing Director of Alexa Next Stage, a program run with the Amazon Alexa Fund. He is currently at the venture fund Saturn Five. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: The Venture Capital Business Problem Solving Free Speech Levers Definition Who, What and Why Planning and Prioritization Moving to Austin Repeatability in Your Business Focus on the Business Fundamental

    Ep. 991: Tom Basso at Collin Seow Event with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 74:56

    Trend Following Mindset brings to life the timeless conversations between Tom Basso and Michael Covel originally featured on Michael's renowned Trend Following podcast. In these profound and enlightening exchanges, Tom shares with Michael his deep wisdom on trading, business, life, and the how and why of his mindset. Our conversation today was hosted by Collin Seow in Singapore. Sit back and enjoy some Trend Following Mindset as I throw every question at Tom! Bio: Tom Basso bought his first mutual fund at 12 from funds received from delivering newspapers. From those early days, covering over 50+ years, Tom has extensively traded stocks, bonds, options, commodities/futures and FOREX. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Trend Following Definition Trend Following Trading Trading Lumber Trend Following Mindset Cryptocurrency Trading The Trend Market Position Sizing in Investment Eric Crittenden

    Ep. 990: Ali Tamaseb Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 51:21


    Ali Tamaseb has spent thousands of hours manually amassing what may be the largest dataset ever collected on startups, comparing billion-dollar startups with those that failed to become one—30,000 data points on nearly every factor: number of competitors, market size, the founder's age, his or her university's ranking, quality of investors, fundraising time, and many, many more. And what he found looked far different than expected. Just to mention a few: Most unicorn founders had no industry experience; There's no disadvantage to being a solo founder or to being a non-technical CEO; Less than 15% went through any kind of accelerator program; Over half had strong competitors when starting–being first to market with an idea does not actually matter. Tamaseb tells the stories of the early days of billion-dollar startups first-hand. He includes exclusive interviews with the founders/investors of Zoom, Instacart, PayPal, Nest, Github, Flatiron Health, Kite Pharma, Facebook, Stripe, Airbnb, YouTube, LinkedIn, Lyft, DoorDash, Coinbase, and Square, venture capital investors like Elad Gil, Peter Thiel, Alfred Lin from Sequoia Capital and Keith Rabois of Founders Fund, as well as previously untold stories about the early days of ByteDance (TikTok), WhatsApp, Dropbox, Discord, DiDi, Flipkart, Instagram, Careem, Peloton, and SpaceX. Tamaseb provides counterintuitive insights and inside stories from people who have built massively successful companies. His book Super Founders is a paradigm-shifting and actionable guide for entrepreneurs, investors, and anyone interested in what makes a startup successful. Bio: Ali Tamaseb is a partner at DCVC, a VC firm in Silicon Valley with over $2 billion under management. He holds several leadership and board positions at companies across the U.S. and globally. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Silicon Valley Startups Collecting Data Super Founders The Unicorn and the Non-Unicorn The Domain Expertise College Degree Doesn't Matter Eric Yuan and Zoom Social Media Companies


    Ep. 989: Four Trend Players with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 136:31

    Four Trend Players with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 988: Charles Chaffin Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 57:30

    Charles R. Chaffin explores how we can devote more attention on what we believe is important while ignoring the distractions that increasingly permeate our lives. Using research from cognitive, education, positive, and clinical psychology, Chaffin identifies the sources of noise and distraction in this information age and how we can manage it in all aspects of our lives. You'll learn about: -How experiences in technology, from social media to selfies to porn, impact our ability to engage and connect with others -The news we consume and the impact of confirmation bias, filter bubbles, and tribalism -How FOMO and choice overload impact our decision-making -The power of our attention in all aspects of our daily lives Chaffin is perfect for anyone interested in the expanding impact of the information age on our collective psyche. He helps empower us to use technology and information not as a destination, but as a tool towards authenticity and empowerment. Bio: Charles R. Chaffin writes and speaks on a variety of topics related to cognition, attention, and human behavior. His research focuses on multitasking and its relationship to human performance in a variety settings. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Impact of the Information Facebook Platform Platform and Publisher The Attention Economy Maximizers vs Satisficers The Effects of Pornography Getting Likes on Social Media Attention and Distraction

    Ep. 987: Keep Making Decisions with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 15:57

    Keep Making Decisions with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 986: Karen Petrou Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 58:57

    Let's get a little controversial today… Following the 2008 financial crisis, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy placed much greater focus on stabilizing the market than on helping struggling Americans. As a result, the richest Americans got a lot richer while the middle class shrank and economic and wealth inequality skyrocketed. Karen Petrou offers pragmatic solutions for creating more inclusive monetary policy and equality-enhancing financial regulation as quickly and painlessly as possible. Karen Petrou knows what drives the decisions of federal officials and how big banks respond to financial policy in the real world. Instead of proposing legislation that would never pass Congress, the author provides an insider's look at politically plausible, high-impact financial policy fixes that will radically shift the equality balance. - Presents practical ways America can and should tackle economic inequality with fast-acting results - Provides revealing examples of exactly how bad economic inequality in America has become no matter how hard we all work - Demonstrates that increasing inequality is disastrous for long-term economic growth, political action, and even personal happiness - Explains why your bank's interest rates are still only a fraction of what they were even though the rich are getting richer than ever, faster than ever - Reveals the dangers of FinTech and BigTech companies taking over banking - Shows how Facebook wants to control even the dollars in your wallet - Discusses who shares the blame for our economic inequality, including the Fed, regulators, Congress, and even economists Bio: Karen Petrou is one of the most influential experts on financial policy and regulation in the world. She is cofounder and Managing Partner of Federal Financial Analytics, a consulting firm that provides analysis and advisory services on legislative, regulatory, and public-policy issues. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: The Big Short Movie Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg United States Income Rates Market Collapse in 2021 Equity Market Engine of Inequality Causes of Economic Inequality Remote Education Economic Inequality in the United States Americans Without Broadband Access Changing the Fed and Banking System

    Ep. 985: The Trend Following Tell with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 25:31

    The Trend Following Tell with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 984: Hans Greimel and William Sposato Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 49:21

    In Japan it's called the ‘Ghosn Shock' ― the stunning arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the jet-setting CEO who saved Nissan and made it part of a global automotive empire. Even more shocking was his daring escape from Japan, packed into a box and put on a private jet to Lebanon after months spent in a Japanese detention center, subsisting on rice gruel. Ghosn spent two decades building a colossal partnership between Nissan and Renault that looked like a new model for a global business, but the alliance's shiny image fronted an unsteady, tense operation. Culture clashes, infighting among executives and engineers, dueling corporate traditions, and government maneuvering constantly threatened the venture. Journalists Hans Greimel and William Sposato have followed the story up close, with access to key players, including Ghosn himself. Veteran Tokyo-based reporters, they have witnessed the end of Japan's bubble economy and attempts at opening Japan Inc. to the world. They've seen the fraying of keiretsu, Japan's traditional skein of business relationships, and covered numerous corporate scandals, of which the Ghosn Shock and Ghosn's subsequent escape stand above all. This episode explores the complex suspicions around what and who was really responsible for Ghosn's ouster and why one of the top executives in the world would risk everything to escape the country. It explains how economics, history, national interests, cultural politics, and hubris collided, crumpling the legacy of arguably the most important foreign businessman ever to set foot in Japan. This gripping, unforgettable narrative, full of fascinating characters, serves as part cautionary tale, part object lesson, and part forewarning of the increasing complexity of doing global business in a nationalistic world. Bio: Hans Greimel is an award-winning American business journalist based in Tokyo, where he serves as Asia Editor for Automotive News, overseeing coverage from Japan, China, and South Korea. William Sposato is a Tokyo-based correspondent and consultant who has been active in Japan for more than twenty years, with senior roles at Reuters and the Wall Street Journal. He is currently a writer and regular contributor to Foreign Policy magazine. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Bubble Burst Japanese Economy Ghosn and Japanese Companies Carlos Ghosn Arrested in Japan Carlos Ghosn Charges Nissan and Renault Japanese Prison Japan Food and Culture

    Ep. 983: Buy the All Time High with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 13:43

    Buy the All Time High with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 982: Tim Grover Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 46:48


    Tim Grover is one of the world's most sought-after mindset experts. His clients have included Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Dwyane Wade to name a few. Drawing on three decades of work with elite competitors, Grover strips away the cliches and rah-rah mentality that create mediocrity and challenges you to embrace reality with single-minded intensity. The prize? Massive success. Whether you're an athlete with championship dreams, an entrepreneur building a business, a CEO managing an empire, a salesperson closing a deal, or simply a competitor determined to stand in the winner's circle, Winning offers thirteen crucial principles for achieving unbeatable performance. Grover reveals the truth about the obstacles and challenges that stand between you and your goals: Winning never lies. Winning knows your secrets. Winning wages war in the battlefield of your mind. Winning wants all of you. If you're addicted to the taste of success and crave more, then you're ready for Grover's results-driven performance strategy. And if you're already winning and want to learn how to execute at a level that will establish you as one of the greatest—so you can own not just this moment, but the next, and the next—this book will show you the path. Bio: Tim S. Grover is the CEO of Attack Athletics, Inc., which he founded in 1989, and author of the international bestseller Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable. World-renowned for his work with Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, and thousands of athletes and business professionals, he appears around the world as a keynote speaker and consultant to business leaders, athletes, and elite achievers in every field. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Michael Jordan 1982 How an Athlete Should Train Michael Jordan Training The Winning Mindset Winning Demands Obsession Creating Balance What is Mamba Mentality? Rest at the End not in the Middle by Kobe Bryant Start Managing Focus and Stop Managing Time


    Ep. 981: Equality v. Equity with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 18:46

    Equality v. Equity with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 980: Toby Ord Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 50:44

    Protecting humanity's future is the central challenge of our time? My guest Toby Ord makes the case. If all goes well, human history is just beginning. Our species could survive for billions of years – enough time to end disease, poverty, and injustice, and to flourish in ways unimaginable today. But this vast future is at risk. With the advent of nuclear weapons, humanity entered a new age, where we face existential catastrophes — those from which we could never come back. Since then, these dangers have only multiplied, from climate change to engineered pathogens and artificial intelligence. If we do not act fast to reach a place of safety, it will soon be too late. Drawing on over a decade of research, Ord explores the cutting-edge science behind the risks we face. He puts them in the context of the greater story of humanity: showing how ending these risks is among the most pressing moral issues of our time. And he points the way forward, to the actions and strategies that can safeguard humanity. In Ord's book The Precipice he offers a startling reassessment of human history, the future we are failing to protect, and the steps we must take to ensure that our generation is not the last. Bio: Toby Ord is a philosopher at Oxford University, working on the big picture questions facing humanity. His current research is on risks that threaten human extinction or the permanent collapse of civilization, and on how to safeguard humanity through these dangers, which he considers to be among the most pressing and neglected issues we face. He has advised the World Health Organization, the World Bank, the World Economic Forum, the US National Intelligence Council, and the UK Prime Minister's Office. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Existential Risk Definition Nuclear War Climate Change and Global Population We Are In This Together How Long Will The Earth Remain Habitable? Modern Technology Different Types of Risks Existential Risk From Artificial Intelligence Unaligned AI The Future of Humanity

    Ep. 979: Amplify the Fiction and Hide the Truth with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 18:01

    Amplify the Fiction and Hide the Truth with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 978: Luke Burgis Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 53:37


    Gravity affects every aspect of our physical being, but there's a psychological force just as powerful―yet almost nobody has heard of it. It's responsible for bringing groups of people together and pulling them apart, making certain goals attractive to some and not to others, and fueling cycles of anxiety and conflict. Luke Burgis draws on the work of French polymath René Girard to bring this hidden force to light and reveals how it shapes our lives and societies. According to Girard, humans don't desire anything independently. Human desire is mimetic―we imitate what other people want. This affects the way we choose partners, friends, careers, clothes, and vacation destinations. Mimetic desire is responsible for the formation of our very identities. It explains the enduring relevancy of Shakespeare's plays, why Peter Thiel decided to be the first investor in Facebook, and why our world is growing more divided as it becomes more connected. In his new book Wanting Burgis also shows that conflict does not arise because of our differences―it comes from our sameness. Because we learn to want what other people want, we often end up competing for the same things. Ignoring our large similarities, we cling to our perceived differences. Drawing on his experience as an entrepreneur, teacher, and student of classical philosophy and theology, Burgis shares tactics that help turn blind wanting into intentional wanting–not by trying to rid ourselves of desire, but by desiring differently. It's possible to be more in control of the things we want, to achieve more independence from trends and bubbles, and to find more meaning in our work and lives. The future will be shaped by our desires. Burgis shows us in Wanting how to desire a better one. Bio: Luke Burgis is the director of programs at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at the Catholic University of America, where he also teaches business and develops new education initiatives. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Definition of Mimetic Desire Concept of Mimetic Desire What is Mimesis Mimetic Behavior Zero to One Book The Power of Mimetic Desire Understanding What We Really Want Everyone Has A Purpose Creating a Value


    Ep. 977: Trend Following Kick Ass Reminder with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 131:18

    A Trend Following Kick Ass Reminder.

    Ep. 976: Scott O'Neil Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 47:24

    When we’re moving at 115 MPH, we rarely see the wall coming. But it comes for all of us and when it does, we grasp for lessons, for meaning, for purpose. Each moment (good or bad) and each win or loss, provides us an opportunity to learn, and if we choose to take it, that opportunity can change our lives-and the world for the better. The human spirit craves connection. Authenticity. Belonging. Touch. Gratitude. Purpose. We need to make our interactions count. Whether it’s the death of a friend, loss of a job, a bad break-up or the isolation of Covid-19, those who manage to be where their feet are will grow, stretch and emerge stronger, smarter and more prepared as we find peace and gratitude in the pause. Scott O’Neil CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils offers his own story of grief and healing, and shares his most valuable lessons in what keeps him present, grounded and thriving as a father, husband, coach, mentor, and leader. Scott avails his network to share poignant life lessons from an array of people including professional athletes and sports executives, a world-famous Movie Director, Saudi royalty; and his teenage daughters, among many others. His new book Be Where Your Feet Are provides a humbling and vulnerable peek behind the curtain as well as a framework, anecdotes, and exercises to guide the reader towards self-discovery. A gifted storyteller with an uncanny ability and willingness to bare raw emotion, Scott weaves in and out of stories that have left deep imprints on him and are written to lift and inspire. Bio: SCOTT O’NEIL is one of the most recognized, connected and dynamic executives in the sports and entertainment industry today. He has more than 25 years of experience leading NBA, NHL and NFL teams and leagues, including the National Basketball Association, Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Sports Business Sports Executive Career Be Where Your Feet Are Business Internal Management NBA Teams Work-Life Balance Have a Big Vision Success in Life

    Ep. 975: Alex Krainer Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 47:13

    Over the last two decades, millions of individual investors worldwide set up brokerage accounts to manage their own portfolios. However, most of them took up the challenge with flawed trading strategies, or with no strategy at all. Brokers’ own statistics show that most individual investors lose money. Clearly, they need a more disciplined, strategic approach to managing their portfolios. Trend following could be the best strategy to fit the bill. Demonstrably, market trends are the most powerful drivers of investment performance and the strategy of trend following has proven as the best way to invest profitably for the long haul. Alex Krainer seeks to explain trends and trend following, to put the challenge of investing in its proper context, and to offer a clear understanding of the key challenges and pitfalls facing investors. He covers the basic tools and methods of trend following, structuring the curriculum in its correct theoretical and practical framework to better equip investors to navigate the markets profitably, with confidence and peace of mind. Bio: Alex is the founder of Krainer Analytics and creator of I-System Trend Following. He has worked as a market analyst, researcher, trader and hedge fund manager since 1996. Alex was born and raised in a socialist regime of former Yugoslavia, under one-party communist rule. He created Altana Wealth’s systematic portfolio allocation strategy designed to bridge the gap between technology and finance. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Bubbles Commodities Trading Stock Market Crash Alex Krainer History Dot-com Bubble Oil Trading Buffet, Munger and Graham Market Trend

    Ep. 974: Jonathan Byrnes Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 49:52

    Every year, managers at companies large and small are finding it harder to compete with the likes of Google and Amazon, who are muscling into their businesses, stealing their customers, and cornering every conceivable market and service. There is, however, a way for companies to survive―and win―in this era of digital behemoths. Choose Your Customer is a powerful, customer-targeted guide that can help managers level the playing field against their biggest competitors. Jonathan Byrnes, the legendary MIT-based expert on profits, pricing, and strategy, shows you how to: Identify the customers who are the most profitable―and focus on them Provide services and experiences that can’t be replicated by the tech giants, no matter how much data they have or how much automation they use Support your chosen customers’ diverse and rapidly evolving needs to accelerate profitability and growth Focus on your real profit core and build dominance in your specific target market These customer-focused strategies will enable you to build a uniquely targeted business that the digital giants just can’t match. From unbeatable customer service to superior pricing and product selection, Jonathan provides detailed and actionable advice on how to compete successfully with the aggressive giants, grow your customer base, and increase your profits for lasting success. Bio: Jonathan Byrnes is founding partner and chairman of Profit Isle, a highly successful MIT spin-off SaaS software company that helps organizations increase profits by 10–30 percent using its profitability analytics and management process. He has been a Senior Lecturer at MIT for 30 years. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Choosing Your Customers Amazon Healthcare Medicine at Home Working with Telecommunications and Airlines Positioning Your Company Amazon and Retail Industries The Secret to Always Winning

    Ep. 973 Trend Following and Covid with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 51:50

    How does Trend Following and Covid connect? A big time connection.

    Ep. 972: Shanna Swan Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 45:04

    In 2017, Shanna Swan and her team of researchers completed a major study. They found that over the past four decades, sperm levels among men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50 percent. They came to this conclusion after examining 185 studies involving close to 45,000 healthy men. The result sent shockwaves around the globe—but the story didn’t end there. It turns out our sexual development is changing in broader ways, for both men and women and even other species, and that the modern world is on pace to become an infertile one. How and why could this happen? What is hijacking our fertility and our health? Count Down unpacks these questions, revealing what Swan and other researchers have learned about how both lifestyle and chemical exposures are affecting our fertility, sexual development—potentially including the increase in gender fluidity—and general health as a species. Engagingly explaining the science and repercussions of these worldwide threats and providing simple and practical guidelines for effectively avoiding chemical goods both as individuals and societies, Swan is a wake-up call. Bio: Shanna H. Swan, PhD, is a scientist based at Mt. Sinai and one of the leading environmental and reproductive epidemiologists in the world. Swan has published more than 200 scientific papers and has been featured in extensive media coverage around the world. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Declining Sperm Counts Reproductive Health Issues Causes of Low Sperm Count Birth Control and Anti Depressant Estrogen’s Effects on the Female Body Plastic Bottles and Low Testosterone

    Ep. 971: Jim Campbell Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 47:54


    No name is more synonymous with the evils of Wall Street than Bernie Madoff. Arrested for fraud in 2008―during the depths of the global financial crisis―the 70-year-old market maker, investment advisor, and former chairman of the NASDAQ had orchestrated the largest Ponzi scheme in world history, fleecing thousands of investors across the globe to the tune of $65 billion. To this day, questions remain: Why did he do it? How did he get away with it for so long? What did his family know? In Madoff Talks, Jim Campbell presents the most comprehensive, insider account of the Madoff saga to date. Based on exclusive interviews with all the players―the Madoff family and their associates, the Wall Street wheelers and dealers, the army of lawyers, analysts, and investigators, the victims of the scheme, and Bernie Madoff himself–Jim reveals: -what motivated a respected financier to commit such a massive fraud―and why he thought he could get away with it -how Madoff managed to keep the scheme hidden in plain sight―despite numerous SEC investigations -the shocking failures of Wall Street oversight―and how it could happen again -the true scale of the investment losses―and the victims’ ongoing fight for justice -what Ruth Madoff and the rest of the family knew―and how it shattered their lives Madoff Talks features the first, and likely only, interviews with Ruth Madoff and defense attorney Ira Sorkin, for which Bernie waived attorney-client privilege, as well as never-before-published details from the author’s personal communications with Bernie Madoff in prison. A vivid, powerful piece of investigative reporting, the book takes us behind the headlines to show the full human cost of Madoff’s crimes, and offers a cogent analysis of the reforms necessary to prevent it from happening again. Bio: Jim Campbell is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Business Talk with Jim Campbell. He is known for his hard-hitting interviews of leading figures from the worlds of business, politics, and sports. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Bernie Madoff Performance Peter Madoff Madoff Talks Largest Ponzi Scheme in History The Wall Street


    Ep. 970: Hubert Joly Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 51:43


    Today I welcome Hubert Joly, former CEO of Best Buy and orchestrator of the retailer’s spectacular turnaround, to unveil his personal playbook for achieving extraordinary outcomes by putting people and purpose at the heart of business. Back in 2012, “Everyone thought we were going to die,” says Joly. Eight years later, Best Buy was transformed as Joly and his team rebuilt the company into one of the nation’s favorite employers, vastly increased customer satisfaction, and dramatically grew Best Buy’s stock price. Joly and his team also succeeded in making Best Buy a leader in sustainability and innovation. Joly shares the philosophy behind the resurgence of Best Buy: pursue a noble purpose, put people at the center of the business, create an environment where every employee can blossom, and treat profit as an outcome, not the goal. This approach is easy to understand, but putting it into practice is not so easy. It requires radically rethinking how we view work, how we define companies, how we motivate, and how we lead. Joly shares memorable stories, lessons, and practical advice, all drawn from his own personal transformation from a hard-charging McKinsey consultant to a leader who believes in human magic. Bio: Hubert Joly is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. where he led the company’s turnaround and transformed it into an industry leader, consistently rated one of the best places to work for. He is now a senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School. He has been recognized as one of the top 100 CEOs in the world by Harvard Business Review, one of the top 30 CEOs in the world by Barron’s. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: Leadership Principles Hubert Joly at Age 16 Work Definition How Do You Show Up As A Leader Process vs Outcome Noble Purpose


    Ep. 969: A Speculative Reminder with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 71:54

    A Speculative Reminder with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 968: Robert Cialdini Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 50:27


    My guest today is the author of the foundational and wildly popular go-to resource for influence and persuasion—a renowned international bestseller, with over 5 million copies sold—now revised adding: new research, new insights, new examples, and online applications. Robert Cialdini the seminal expert in the fields of influence and persuasion—explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply these insights ethically in business and everyday settings. Using memorable stories and relatable examples, Cialdini makes this crucially important subject surprisingly easy. With Cialdini as a guide, you don’t have to be a scientist to learn how to use this science. In his new edition you’ll learn Cialdini’s Universal Principles of Influence, including new research and new uses so you can become an even more skilled persuader—and just as importantly, you’ll learn how to defend yourself against unethical influence attempts. You may think you know these principles, but without understanding their intricacies, you may be ceding their power to someone else. Cialdini’s Principles of Persuasion: Reciprocation Commitment and Consistency Social Proof Liking Authority Scarcity Unity, the newest principle for this edition Understanding and applying the principles ethically is cost-free and deceptively easy. Backed by Dr. Cialdini’s 35 years of evidence-based, peer-reviewed scientific research–including a three-year field study on what leads people to change—Influence is a comprehensive guide to using these principles to move others in your direction. Bio: Dr. Robert Cialdini is an award-winning behavioral scientist and author. He is the president and CEO of Influence at Work, focusing on live and virtual keynotes, streaming and online corporate training. He is a three-time New York Times bestselling author, with more than 5 million copies sold throughout the world. He is frequently referred to as the “Godfather of Influence.”


    Ep. 967: Tom Basso Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 49:34

    Trend Following Mindset brings to life the timeless conversations between Tom Basso and Michael Covel originally featured on Michael’s renowned Trend Following podcast. In these profound and enlightening exchanges, Tom shares with Michael his deep wisdom on trading, business, life, and the how and why of his mindset. Tom Basso, dubbed Mr. Serenity by Jack Schwager, is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable trend-following traders in the world today—a trading legend who lives life to the fullest. Tom’s most important trend following research papers are presented together for the first time, delivering a treasure trove of trading insights. Michael also pulls from Tom his perspective on: How to get started in trading; What trend following is, and how and why it works so well; Constructing your trading system; Position sizing and account management; The work-life balance of a trader; The transition from independent trader to professional money manager; and so much more. Trend Following Mindset will teach you the mindset of one of the great trend followers. Most important of all, it will show you how to do as Tom does and enjoy the ride. Bio: Tom Basso bought his first mutual fund at 12 from funds received from delivering newspapers. From those early days, covering over 50+ years, Tom has extensively traded stocks, bonds, options, commodities/futures and FOREX. Tom’s engineering background with a knowledge of math and computers helped him leverage his time and talents in managing portfolios over his 28 years career. Tom was one of several traders featured in Jack Schwager’s The New Market Wizards and dubbed “Mr. Serenity” by Jack. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: The New Market Wizards – Mr. Serenity Engineering Mindset Trend Following Mindset Covid-19 Data Trend Trading Euphoria and Depression ETR – Enjoy the Ride US Government Media and Government

    Ep. 966: William Green Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 63:24


    Billionaire investors. If we think of them, it’s with a mixture of awe and suspicion. Clearly, they possess a kind of genius—the proverbial Midas Touch. But are the skills they possess transferable? And do they have anything to teach us besides making money? In Richer, Wiser, Happier, William Green draws on interviews that he’s conducted over twenty-five years with many of the world’s greatest investors. As he discovered, their talents extend well beyond the financial realm. The most successful investors are mavericks and iconoclasts who question conventional wisdom and profit vastly from their ability to think more rationally, rigorously, and objectively. They are master game players who consciously maximize their odds of long-term success in markets and life, while also minimizing any risk of catastrophe. They draw powerful insights from many different fields, are remarkably intuitive about trends, practice fanatical discipline, and have developed a high tolerance for pain. As Green explains, the best investors can teach us not only how to become rich, but how to improve the way we think, reach decisions, assess risk, avoid costly errors, build resilience, and turn uncertainty to our advantage. Green brings us into the lives of more than forty super-investors, visiting them in their offices, homes, and even their places of worship—all to share what they have to teach us. Richer, Wiser, Happier brings together the thinking of many of the greatest investment minds, from Sir John Templeton to Charlie Munger, Jack Bogle to Ed Thorp, Will Danoff to Mohnish Pabrai, Bill Miller to Laura Geritz, Joel Greenblatt to Howard Marks. In explaining how they think and why they win, this landmark book provides gems of insight that will enrich you not only financially but also professionally and personally. Bio: William Green has written for many publications in the US and Europe, including Time, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, The New Yorker, The Spectator (London), and The Economist. In this episode of Trend Following Radio: The Greatest American Investors The Greatest Investment Minds Catastrophe and Survival Interviewing The Greatest Investors Experience


    Ep. 965: The Tom Basso Book with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 51:54

    My new book Trend Following Mindset with Tom Basso is out now!

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