My guest today is Ron Friedman, author of Decoding Greatness: How the Best in the World Reverse Engineer Success. In this episode Ron applies the principles of reverse engineering to creative fields like writing and investing. We talk about how to study people who are the best in the world at what they do by breaking down what it is they’re doing that is contributing to their success, and then then working backward to figure out how they did it
In today’s episode we explore Jeff Bezos' latest letter to Amazon Shareholders, and pull out lessons we can learn to help us succeed in business and in life. In the letter, Bezos looks at how Amazon delivers value to customers, employees, partners and shareholders and he explains how this value is an excellent measure of innovation.
Today's guest is William Green, author of Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World's Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life. This is an incredible book, profiling some of the greatest investors: Monish Pabrai, Charlie Munger, Bill Miller, Nick Sleep, and many more. Green reveals the principles and habits that contributed to their success in both investing and life.
The topic of this week’s episode is Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. My guest is Jake Taylor, the Chief Executive Officer of Farnam Street Investments. Jake has been a previous guest on The Good Life as part of the Decision-Making Mastermind Group. Jake breaks down Warren Buffett's latest Letter to Berkshire Shareholders and helps us understand what we can learn. Jake is an incredibly knowledgeable investor, and he follows Berkshire carefully, so he's familiar with the company and he brings unique insight into interpreting Buffett's letter and his message to the investing community.
Our topic this week is the mystery and science behind streaks. Ben Cohen covers the NBA for the Wall Street Journal and is the author of “The Hot Hand.” We discuss the phenomena of the “hot hand” in basketball and a famous paper from the 1980s that claims the hot hand doesn’t exist. We also explore how the hot hand relates to Shakespeare’s plays, Rob Reiner’s movies, picking stocks, betting at the roulette table and even farming.
In today’s episode, Sean interviews Trey Lockerbie. Trey is a former professional musician who has toured around the world, he’s also the CEO and founder of the beverage company Better […]
In this episode, Sean Murray talks with Eric Jorgenson about the latter’s new book, “The Almanack of Naval Ravikant.” This is a book Eric collaborated on with Naval and they […]
Today’s guest, Brian Portnoy, writes extensively on personal finance and investing. He has a new book out with Josh Brown entitled, “How I Invest My Money.” It’s a collection of […]
> Open in Apple/Spotify Today’s guest is Annie Duke, a writer, and expert on decision making. Annie is also the author of Thinking in Bets, a New York Times best-selling book about […]
On today’s show, venture capitalist and finance writer, Morgan Housel joins me to talk about his new book, The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness. We talk […]