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Welcome to My Worst Investment Ever podcast hosted by Your Worst Podcast Host, Andrew Stotz, where you will hear 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. Your Worst Podcast Host, Andrew Stotz, Ph.D., CFA, is also the CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research and A. Stotz Academy, which helps people create, grow, measure, and protect their wealth. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk, visit https://myworstinvestmentever.com/

Welcome to My Worst Investment Ever podcast hosted by Your Worst Podcast Host, Andrew Stotz, where you will hear 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. Your Worst Podcast Host, Andrew Stotz, Ph.D., CFA, is also the CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research and A. Stotz Academy, which helps people create, grow, measure, and protect their wealth. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk, visit https://myworstinvestmentever.com/

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Welcome to My Worst Investment Ever podcast hosted by Your Worst Podcast Host, Andrew Stotz, where you will hear 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. Your Worst Podcast Host, Andrew Stotz, Ph.D., CFA, is also the CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research and A. Stotz Academy, which helps people create, grow, measure, and protect their wealth. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk, visit https://myworstinvestmentever.com/

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English

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+66 818740397


Episodes

Andrew Pek – Build Revenue in Your Startup Before You Build up Cost

5/6/2021
BIO: Andrew Pek is an internationally recognized authority on innovation, design thinking, and entrepreneurship. STORY: When Andrew started his first business, he hired the best of the best who also came with high salary expectations. The startup could not handle the payroll, and so Andrew had to let almost everyone go. LEARNING: Starting a business from scratch requires you to be smart and strategic. Have the proper organizational structure to support your business model. “Fail fast so that...

Duration:00:22:06

Leonard Lee – You Will Only Succeed If You Identify the Market Opportunity First

5/5/2021
BIO: Leonard Lee is a tech industry analyst and strategy consultant. He is the managing director and founder of neXt Curve, a research advisory firm. STORY: Leonard shares the most common mistakes he has seen in startups and his advice on dealing with those mistakes. LEARNING: Understand the market opportunity before launching your startup idea. Invest in advisors to help you understand the structure of the market. Test the market with a minimum viable product. “Get knowledgeable about your...

Duration:00:31:12

Logan Nathan – Your Solutions Are with Your Advocates Talk to Them

5/4/2021
BIO: Logan Nathan is the founder and CEO at i4T Global/i4Tradies. He’s a digital transformation specialist, a serial startup entrepreneur, a board director and advisor, and an angel investor. STORY: Logan had an innovative idea that would be a big disruptor in the digital transformation industry. Just when the idea was getting traction, the pandemic hit the world. Logan had to pivot his business to survive. With the help of his employees, suppliers, advisors, and associates, he could pivot...

Duration:00:25:48

Ryan Estes – You Should Always Honor Your Relationships

5/3/2021
BIO: Ryan Estes is an American Buddhist entrepreneur and the founder of Kitcaster, a podcast booking agency. He is an expert in leveraging podcasts for meaning and profitability. STORY: Ryan and his wife co-run a marketing agency. Ryan’s wife came up with a fantastic product idea that she shared with Ryan. He agreed that it was a great idea; he took it over and executed it the same way he would implement a client’s vision. One problem, though; he never consulted his wife, whom the idea...

Duration:00:29:47

Almasa Alunni – Do Your Due Diligence When Someone Asks to Borrow Money

5/2/2021
BIO: Almasa Alunni is a visionary global citizen, a mentor, and a seasoned consultant with a curious mind, acting as the pivotal trait d’union to align strategic alliances and cultures. STORY: Almasa moved to Dubai, where she met a Filipino lady who became a very close friend. One day the lady borrowed a substantial amount of money which Almasa gave her without any questions. She trusted her as a friend. It turned out the lady was a con artist and never paid Almasa her money back. LEARNING:...

Duration:00:21:24

Robert Paylor – You Can Overcome Your Biggest Challenges

4/29/2021
BIO: Robert Paylor suffered a spinal cord injury in 2017 while playing rugby. He has picked himself up to defy the odds. Robert graduated from UC Berkeley, is winning the fight to walk again, and is sharing his method of how he overcomes quadriplegia. STORY: Robert suffered a spinal cord injury while playing rugby and could not move anything below his neck. He fought so hard to walk again to satisfy himself, but after a letter from one of his rugby trainees battling cancer, Robert realized...

Duration:00:42:36

Rashmi Shetty – When You Let Go Of External Validation the World Opens Up

4/27/2021
BIO: Rashmi Shetty is a Voice and Attitudinal Coach and a Professional Certified Coach from ICF. She brings decades of work experience in various sectors such as academia, hospitality, storytelling, consulting, coaching, radio anchoring, and emceeing. STORY: As a shy young lady in college, Rashmi decided to try out for the Union council secretary, but when it was time to deliver her campaign speech, she froze. The whole school booed her. This event was so embarrassing, and she carried this...

Duration:00:24:29

Mustafa Sherif – Making Friends with Everyone May Leave You with No One

4/26/2021
BIO: Mustafa Sherif is an urban planner with a big focus on the social sustainability aspect of city development. He is also the host of the Urbanistica podcast. STORY: Mustafa would easily make friends to a point where he had hundreds of friends. However, after running a social experiment, he realized that he had spent so much time and money building friendships that were just one-sided. LEARNING: The smaller your inner circle, the deeper the relationships. Real friendships are two-sided...

Duration:00:22:05

Michael Stanhope – Think Long-Term When Building Your Investment Portfolio

4/22/2021
BIO: Michael Stanhope is the Founder & CEO of Hubbis, a leading provider of content and learning solutions for Asia’s Wealth Management & Private Banking Industry. The company has a business in Hong Kong and Singapore and operates across the region. STORY: Michael has made several investment mistakes, each caused by taking a short-term view on his investments as opposed to thinking about them in the long term. He shares a few of these investments gone bad. LEARNING: Think long-term when...

Duration:00:26:08

Lorenzo Flores – Invest in Learning to Breakout of Complacency

4/21/2021
BIO: Lorenzo Flores, a twenty-year veteran in retail leadership, has rejuvenated, inspired, and rebuilt over a dozen teams throughout his career. STORY: After years of hard work, Lorenzo finally became a manager. He was super excited to get this title, and he thought that he had finally arrived at his destination. He plateaued and settled in his title, stagnating his career and personal growth for six years. LEARNING: A title or a job is not the end destination or a place to plateau and...

Duration:00:23:32

Brendan Rogers – Improve Your Performance by Being Open to Input From Others

4/19/2021
BIO: Brendan provides consulting services and resources to leaders who want to become more effective and their teams to become less dysfunctional. He is the Host of The Culture of Things Podcast. STORY: Brendan got an idea to buy shares in a telecommunications company in the early 90s. But because he and his partner were just starting a family, his partner discouraged him from making the investment. He ignored her and ended up losing about $150,000. LEARNING: You are not always right, be...

Duration:00:28:22

Brandon Bornancin – Do Whatever It Takes to Make Your First Million

4/18/2021
BIO: Brandon Bornancin is a serial entrepreneur; he’s currently the Founder & CEO of one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the US, Seamless.AI. STORY: Brandon believes that his worst investment ever was not learning how to make a million dollars sooner. LEARNING: There is no special requirement to becoming a millionaire; you just have to put in the work. “Imperfect action will always be greater than perfect inaction.” Brandon Bornancin Guest...

Duration:00:31:24

Kunal Chandiramani – Do Not Pay For Media Coverage

4/15/2021
BIO: Kunal Naresh Chandiramani is an Internet entrepreneur, inventor, and best-selling author. He is the founder and CEO of KStar and subsidiaries and host of dToks. STORY: Kunal was launching a new venture, so he paid for media coverage with the hopes of getting thousands of customers. His ROI was horrible. LEARNING: Do not pay for media coverage; instead, attract customers organically. Media coverage does not guarantee sales. “Build a business that the media wants to cover, instead of...

Duration:00:22:32

Troy Holt – Save Your Money Reserves During Financial Hardships

4/13/2021
BIO: Troy Holt is a financial educator, an independent coach, speaker, trainer, author, and podcast host. He is also the CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) of Troy Holt Consulting. STORY: In 2014, Troy decided to quit a job that he no longer enjoyed and got another one that paid him a small salary and a commission. The money he was making could barely sustain his lifestyle. Instead of making lifestyle changes, he used money he’d received after his mom died as his fallback plan. LEARNING: If...

Duration:00:25:59

Yaswanth Sai Palaghat – Follow Your Passion on Top Of Getting an Education

4/12/2021
BIO: Yaswanth Sai Palaghat is a YouTuber who focuses on tech and career development (as well as many other areas), and he also interviews leaders and influencers. STORY: Yaswanth made the mistake of following the crowd and chose to take an engineering course. After a year at the university, he realized that he was wasting his money, he topped engineering while following his passion. LEARNING: Follow your passion, teach yourself so you can turn it into a skill, then create an opportunity from...

Duration:00:21:40

Kenny Weiss – Facing Your Demons Will Lift You Up to the Sky

4/8/2021
BIO: Kenny Weiss is a Life Coach, YouTuber, Podcaster, and Author. His mission is to help people learn about their ‘worst day cycle’ so they can stop repeating events that hold them back and live up to their full potential. STORY: Kenny has faced so much pain in his life. From childhood trauma to multiple addictions to an abusive marriage to bankruptcy and more. All this pushed him to contemplate suicide. While writing a suicide note to his kids, Kenny realized that all he needed to do was...

Duration:00:33:22

David Barnett – 21 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business

4/6/2021
BIO: David Barnett is the author of 21 Stupid Things People Do When Trying To Buy a Business. Presently he works as a private transaction advisor with people buying or selling a business. STORY: We get a preview of his book as he takes us through the top 5 stupid mistakes people make when buying a business. LEARNING: David shares a host of lessons for people trying to buy a business. “If something looks like a really good deal and you don’t know about that industry, ask yourself why isn’t...

Duration:00:41:48

Marc Miller – Move Towards Simplicity in Your Life

4/5/2021
BIO: Marc Miller is the founder of Career Pivot, which helps those in the second half of life design careers that they can grow into for the next 30 years. He is also an author and podcast host. STORY: Marc was a relentless risk-taker until a bike accident, and the risk of contracting SARS-CoV-1 stopped him hot on his heels. LEARNING: Learn how to evaluate risk and ask for help if need be. Step back and think about what you really want to do with life. Andrew’s advice is to be grateful, like...

Duration:00:34:00

Taylor Ryan – Your Customers Can Validate Your Startup Ideas, Talk to Them

4/1/2021
BIO: Taylor Ryan is an American entrepreneur and a 6x startup founder with 13+ years of marketing and startup experience spread across 10 industries within large and small organizations. STORY: Taylor wanted to be financially independent straight from uni, but he graduated at the height of the economic crisis so that he couldn’t get a job. While networking, he met two guys who invited him to join their e-commerce startup in the food-tech niche. He joined them, and they created a fantastic...

Duration:00:38:25

Matt Franklin – If You Are Young, Consider Buying a House Right Now

3/31/2021
BIO: Matt Franklin and a friend developed PostureNow to help people improve their posture. They presented it at Shark Tank and ended up making pretty good money from the device. Matt also runs his video production business, Bottle Rocket Labs, and has found a new obsession of learning about investing and preparing for retirement. STORY: When Matt was 28, he had a job while studying economics. Even though he was making good money, he blew it all. Matt regrets not buying a house then because...

Duration:00:33:51