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My Worst Investment Ever Podcast

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The mission of My Worst Investment Ever Podcast is to share stories of loss to keep you winning. In our community, we know that to win in investing you must take the risk, but to win big, you’ve got to reduce it. Andrew Stotz, Ph.D., CFA, is the CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research, a company that provides institutional and high net worth investors with ready-to-invest stock portfolios that aim to beat the benchmark through superior stock selection. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk visit myworstinvestmentever.com.

The mission of My Worst Investment Ever Podcast is to share stories of loss to keep you winning. In our community, we know that to win in investing you must take the risk, but to win big, you’ve got to reduce it. Andrew Stotz, Ph.D., CFA, is the CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research, a company that provides institutional and high net worth investors with ready-to-invest stock portfolios that aim to beat the benchmark through superior stock selection. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk visit myworstinvestmentever.com.

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United States

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The mission of My Worst Investment Ever Podcast is to share stories of loss to keep you winning. In our community, we know that to win in investing you must take the risk, but to win big, you’ve got to reduce it. Andrew Stotz, Ph.D., CFA, is the CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research, a company that provides institutional and high net worth investors with ready-to-invest stock portfolios that aim to beat the benchmark through superior stock selection. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk visit myworstinvestmentever.com.

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English

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Episodes

Russ Johns – Build Skills That Will Carry You Beyond Your Job

3/3/2021
BIO: Russ Johns is a producer at The Pirate Syndicate. He helps people be SEEN, be HEARD & TALKED ABOUT... using LiveStreaming Media. STORY: Russ spent 15 years dedicating all his time to his job at the expense of his family and health. The company went through a merger and acquisition, and Russ’s role was made redundant, leaving him jobless. Russ’s biggest regret is spending so much time building someone else’s dream instead of his. LEARNING: Build skills that are marketable outside of...

Duration:00:24:20

Jonaed Iqbal – Ponder How Much You Can Stomach to Lose When Buying Crypto

3/2/2021
BIO: Jonaed Iqbal is set on shattering the stigma associated with hiring people without college degrees. It is no surprise that he founded NoDegree.com, a platform with job listings that do not require college degrees. STORY: Jonaed invested $800 in Bitcoin when he was in college. He was lucky enough to sell when the price was high and just before it crashed. Fast-forward to 2017, Jonaed decided to use his credit card to invest $20,000 in several cryptocurrencies. He lost it all two months...

Duration:00:25:34

Patrick Metzger – Find A Mentor Who Can Challenge You to Do Bigger Things

3/1/2021
BIO: Patrick Metzger is the CEO/Founder of PM and Associates and one of less than 450 Professional EOS Implementers in the world. Patrick and his team help businesses get the most out of their organizations and people by helping get everyone on the same page and executing the company vision, as well as by creating healthier, more cohesive, and higher functioning leadership teams. STORY: Patrick grew up around teachers and coaches. He believed that he, too, was meant to be a teacher. He went...

Duration:00:31:55

Nina Sharil Khan – Sometimes Trusting Yourself Is Better Than Trusting Others

2/28/2021
BIO: Nina Sharil Khan is the Founder & CEO of PopCon, International Speaker & Host of the #JustLanggar PopCast live show. Nina is also Marketing in Asia’s Top 100 Inspirational LinkedIn Icons for both 2019 & 2020. STORY: Nina quit her job to start selling unit trusts. In the process, she met a hedge fund manager who recruited her to his fund, which she blindly joined and started selling to her friends. The fund ended up being a Ponzi scheme. LEARNING: Do your due diligence before investing...

Duration:00:29:26

Dror Tamir – Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket When Raising Capital

2/25/2021
BIO: Dror Tamir is a serial food and nutrition entrepreneur with a passion is to improve the health of children and families through better nutrition. He is the CEO & co-founder of a startup, Hargol FoodTech, the world’s first commercial grasshopper protein producer. STORY: Dror was looking for investors when one particular one showed interest in being the lead investor. He was super excited about this opportunity so much that he put his entire focus on this investor. After eight months of...

Duration:00:21:27

Marko Höynälä – Trust Is the Backbone of Any Business

2/24/2021
BIO: Marko Höynälä is the Founder and CEO of Kipuwex Ltd and has invented three game-changing IoT products. Kipuwex is a medical device that wirelessly and continuously measures a person’s biomarkers which can then be accessed by health care professionals from anywhere in the world. STORY: Marko jumped blindly into an opportunity to partner with a Pakistani company to distribute his medical device. The company ordered a considerable amount of devices but never paid for them. LEARNING: Do not...

Duration:00:28:40

David Ward – Always Have an NDA, Even When Doing Business with Friends

2/23/2021
BIO: Rise, fall, rise again. Along the way, get divorced, get turned over by a friend on a new business idea, get ripped off in the sale of another. Get married again, become a father again, build again. STORY: David had this excellent novel business that he shared with a trusted friend who went on to stab him in the back by taking the idea and making it hers. LEARNING: Always have an NDA or any other formalized document before sharing your proprietary ideas with anyone. Be careful when...

Duration:00:24:45

Scott Buss – Live by Principles of Trust and Transparency

2/22/2021
BIO: Scott Buss lives his life and runs his business based on the principles of TRUST and TRANSPARENCY. He is an aviation expert who explores and connects the synergies between the private jet industry and the unlimited number of luxury lifestyle VIP brands. STORY: Scott found himself on the wrong side of Arizona’s law and landed in jail for four months. During his time in jail, Scott chose to focus on his life after prison. It was while in prison that he came up with his business idea, a...

Duration:00:16:04

Paulina Tenner – Stay Focused on Your Core Business

2/21/2021
BIO: Paulina Tenner is an entrepreneur, angel investor, TEDx speaker, and author. Her company, GrantTree, specializes in research and development tax credits and grants. She is passionate about burlesque and used to perform as a showgirl! STORY: Paulina’s company ventured into a new business area of renting out office space, a venture that almost killed the company. LEARNING: Focus on your core business. Check-in whenever you delegate a project and ensure you put controls in place. Do not...

Duration:00:34:58

Christopher Elliott – Question Conventional Wisdom When Buying a House

2/18/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherelliott/ (Christopher Elliott) is an award-winning consumer advocate, multimedia journalist, and customer service expert. He is known for his practical advice and creative solutions to customer-service problems. He’s the author ofhttps://www.amazon.com/Scammed-Better-Service-Schemes-Swindles/dp/1118108000 ( Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals)...

Duration:00:30:54

Lou Adler – Avoid Raising Capital from Friends If You Want to Keep Both

2/17/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/louadler/ (Lou Adler) is the CEO and founder ofhttp://budurl.com/LMSPbH ( Performance-based Hiring Learning Systems) – a consulting and training firm helping recruiters and hiring managers around the world source, interview, and hire the strongest and most diverse talent. Lou is the author of the Amazon top-10 best-seller,http://budurl.com/hwyhamazon ( Hire With Your Head) (John Wiley & Sons, 3rd Edition, 2007),http://budurl.com/EGFH1 ( The Essential Guide for...

Duration:00:20:30

Eric Siu – Do Not Chase the Money, Chase the Opportunity

2/16/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericosiu/ (Eric Siu) is the CEO of content intelligence softwarehttps://www.clickflow.com/ ( ClickFlow), which helps you grow your traffic while looking like a genius. He also owns ad agencyhttps://www.singlegrain.com/ ( Single Grain) and has worked with companies such as Amazon, Airbnb, Salesforce, and Uber to acquire more customers. He hosts two podcasts:https://marketingschool.io/ ( Marketing School) with Neil Patel...

Duration:00:17:15

Britt Andreatta – Our Failures Remind Us That We Are Learning Beings

2/15/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittandreatta/ (Dr. Britt Andreatta) is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates brain science-based solutions for today’s challenges. As CEO ofhttps://7thmindinc.com/ ( 7th Mind, Inc)., Britt Andreatta draws on her unique leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning background to unlock the best in people and organizations. Her series of books,https://www.brittandreatta.com/books/ ( The WIRED TO™ Series: Books on the brain science of...

Duration:00:36:22

Bracken Darrell – Trust Your Instincts but Ask If You Are Unsure

2/14/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bracken-darrell-81ba255/ (Bracken P. Darrell) is the president and CEO ofhttps://www.logitech.com/en-us ( Logitech). The company is worth 12x more than when he started there in 2012. “Failure is rarely fatal. But success is never final.” Bracken Darrell Worst investment everBracken once went to lunch with one of his board members at Logitech. His name is Neil Hunt. As they were chatting, Bracken asked Neil what he had worked on. At the time, Bracken did not know...

Duration:00:23:33

Rachel Beck – Invest in Healthy Business Relationships

2/11/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-beck-44b6a61a/ (Rachel Beck) is the author of “https://www.amazon.co.uk/Finding%20-%20Your%20-%20When%20-%20Changes%20-%20Plans/dp/1947708074 (Finding Your Way When Life Changes Your Plans: A Memoir of Adoption, Loss of Motherhood and Remembering Home),” she lives in Des Moines, Iowa, and is a rising voice in the movement of women’s storytelling. Her story is rooted in a cross-cultural, adoptive-family love story unlike any other. Lifted by wings...

Duration:00:22:39

Jordan West – You Must Pay Attention to Cash Flow When Buying a Business

2/10/2021
Whenhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jordan-west-marketer/ ( Jordan West) was 23, he decided to buy a Taco Del Mar restaurant. He knew he had made a huge mistake at 2 pm the first day when only three customers had walked in (and two of them were his parents). For five years, he worked hard to grow sales every way he could think of and, in the end, tripled his revenue, which still didn’t seem to matter on the profit side. (He lost a lot of money). The one thing that he seemed to be the best at in...

Duration:00:22:55

Jess Larsen – You Should Never Speculate When Investing

2/9/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessrlarsen/ (Jess Larsen) started his finance career on a mergers and acquisitions team with Citi. Later he founded several businesses; the three companies he currently co-owns arehttps://www.graystokeinvestments.com/ ( Graystoke Investments),https://www.graystokeadvisors.com/ ( Graystoke Advisors), andhttps://www.graystokemedia.com/ ( Graystoke Media). Jess was previously the Director of Special Operations and Intelligence Agencies practice for the management...

Duration:00:32:35

Santiago Iñiguez – Sometimes Your Worst Investment Can Bring You the Most Joy

2/8/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/siniguez/ (Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño) is the President of IE University and a recognized influencer in global higher education. Iñiguez is also the Vice-Chairman ofhttps://www.headspringexecutive.com/ ( Headspring), a company owned by the Financial Times and IE Business School, providing custom education programs for companies worldwide. Iñiguez is the former Dean of IE Business School and has played a leading role in business education. He was portrayed by the...

Duration:00:17:20

Dave Kerpen – Doing Thorough Research Will Save You From Losing Money

2/7/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/davekerpen/ (Dave Kerpen) is a serial entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and global keynote speaker. Dave is the co-founder and co-CEO ofhttps://www.chooseapprentice.com/ ( Apprentice), a platform that connects entrepreneurs with the brightest college students, as well as the co-founder and CEO ofhttps://www.remembering.live/ ( Remembering Live), a virtual memorial service company. Dave is also the founder and Chairman...

Duration:00:20:36

James Leong – Learn How to Read Financial Reports to Pick Stocks

2/4/2021
https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-leong-c-foo-2a04b75/ (James Leong) is the founder ofhttps://www.visions1.com.sg/ ( Visions One Consulting), a training consultancy that teaches finance to non-finance people. Using his unique Financial Storytelling approach, James can simplify a complex and dry topic to make learning joyful and fun. James has helped thousands of university students and non-financially trained people grasp finance and accounting easily, empowering them to make better...

Duration:00:23:09