The Godfather of Influence w/ Dr. Robert Cialdini

We Study Billionaires | 22 March 2024 | 0h 58m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Robert Cialdini about his book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Discusses the story of Charlie Munger giving a Berkshire A share to Cialdini; How Buffett and Munger use reciprocity to enrich the world and themselves; what Cialdini learned in his personal interactions with Munger; how the commitment and consistency bias affect investors; how to utilize the principles of Influence honestly and ethically; why trust is at the foundation of all great business relationships; why the principle of scarcity is so powerful even in a world full of abundance; and how to guard against the liking bias when assessing management.

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Darwin’s Investing Lessons w/ Kyle Grieve

We Study Billionaires | 2 January 2024 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Kyle Grieve shares the lessons he learned from reading What I Learned About Investing From Darwin by Pulak Prasad. Focuses on three key principles: avoiding big risks, buying high-quality at a fair price, and don’t be lazy – be very lazy.

See also The 7investing Podcast interview with Pulak Prasad.

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Celebrating Charlie Munger w/ Mohnish Pabrai, Tom Gayner, Joel Greenblatt, & Chris Davis

We Study Billionaires | 10 December 2023 | 2h 11m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
William Green, author of Richer, Wiser, Happier, celebrates the life and legacy of Charlie Munger with personal anecdotes and insights about Munger from investors: Mohnish Pabrai, Tom Gayner, Joel Greenblatt, & Chris Davis. Covers some of Munger’s most valuable lessons about investing, business, & life while also conveying what made him such an inspiring & idiosyncratic character.

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Stock Market Crises & Bubbles w/ Brendan Hughes

We Study Billionaires | 26 November 2023 | 0h 58m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Brendan Hughes about his book Markets in Chaos: A History of Market Crises Around the World. Explores various market crises including the covid-19 pandemic, hyperinflation in Zimbabwe, the stock market bubble in Iceland during the great financial crisis, and more. Discusses the causes and the lessons to learn – in particular, the merits of diversifying across countries.

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An Investor’s Guide to Clear Thinking w/ Chris Mayer

We Study Billionaires | 11 August 2023 | 0h 50m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Chris Mayer about his book How Do You Know? A Guide to Clear Thinking About Wall Street, Investing, and Life. Discussing decision-making in the context of investing, covering general semantics, muddy terminology, Sosnoff’s Law, drivers of long-term shareholder returns, accounting, book recommendations, and more.

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How Ackman & Taleb Profited Billions During Market Crashes w/ Scott Patterson

We Study Billionaires | 9 June 2023 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Scott Patterson about his book Chaos Kings: How Wall Street Traders Make Billions in the New Age of Crisis. Delves into the approaches used by traders to benefit from extreme events: the story behind the 105% annual returns delivered by the hedge fund set up by Nassim Taleb and Mark Spitznagel from 2008 through 2019; and how Bill Ackman turned a $27 million dollar bet into over $2.6 billion.

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The Incredible Story of the PayPal Mafia with Jimmy Soni

We Study Billionaires | 28 January 2022 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jimmy Soni about his book The Founders: The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley. Backgrounds Paypal’s origins, who some of the key people were, their origin stories, and the flavour of what they’ve gone on to do. Discusses the many trials that Paypal endured, the culture at Paypal, and how it developed.

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The Future of Food with Jim Mellon

We Study Billionaires | 28 March 2021 | 0h 44m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jim Mellon about his book Moo’s Law: An Investor’s Guide to the New Agrarian Revolution. Discusses the imminent transformation of food, with plant-based proteins and the cultivation of meat and dairy products, delivering food that is cleaner, cheaper, safer and more ethical.

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