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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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Episodes

Marcel Daane – Don't Get Overconfident in Your Expertise

10/25/2021
BIO: Marcel Daane is an award-winning executive coach and author living in Singapore. STORY: Marcel built a great gym, but because he thought he was the expert in the field, he became a horrible boss. He wanted to run the show to the point where he burnt himself out. Eventually, he had to leave the business that had taken him 10 years and $500,000 to build. LEARNING: Don’t start believing your own hype to a point where you ignore other people’s insights and opinions. Just because you have...

Duration:00:23:58

Jam Zulueta – Take Risks and Invest in Yourself

10/24/2021
BIO: Jam Zulueta is a risk expert in the fintech and digital banking space. He is a career and personal finance coach. STORY: Jam failed to invest in himself for a very long time, and for this reason, he missed out on many opportunities in life. LEARNING: Invest in yourself as early as possible. Take risks, learn new things, and you’ll set yourself apart. “The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself.”Jam Zulueta Guest profilehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jamzulueta/ (Jam...

Duration:00:12:03

Amit Agarwal – Hire Smart People to Scale Your Business

10/21/2021
BIO: Amit Kumar Agarwal is the founder and CEO of NoBroker.com, the world’s largest C2C real estate platform with 13 million customers, eliminating brokers and agents in real estate transactions with a tech-based approach. STORY: Amit decided to be in complete control of his business, and even when he hired people, he hired his juniors, who literally do nothing without him. This kind of control only created bottlenecks, and he couldn’t scale his business until he partnered with a person who...

Duration:00:14:26

Alex Gruye and Assaf Arie – All That Can Go Wrong When Buying a Rental Property

10/19/2021
BIO: Alex Gruye and Assaf Arie are real estate property management brokers in Twin Cities, Minnesota. They’re partners at Lion Rock Property Management who handle real estate investments, manage portfolios, properties, etc. STORY: A group of gentlemen approached Alex and Assaf to manage some single-family homes they had invested in. These properties started as a bad investment, but the duo restored them and turned them into tier-one properties. They later sold them for double the money the...

Duration:00:32:10

Neivia Justa – Don’t Accept a Job Out of Fear of Being Jobless

10/17/2021
BIO: Neivia Justa is a journalist, entrepreneur, speaker, mentor and teacher, founder and leader of JustaCausa, with 30 years of experience as an executive in communication, culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion, in leadership positions at companies such as Timex, Natura, GE, Goodyear, and J&J. STORY: Neivia turned down an invite to move to Ohio when the company she was working for moved. Afraid of being unemployed, she took the first job offer she got without doing any background...

Duration:00:31:01

MD Imdadul Islam – Never Borrow Money to Invest

10/14/2021
BIO: MD Imdadul Islam (Imdad) is a business strategist, speaker, and collaborator. He collaborates with CEOs, CXOs, sales leaders, Realtors, and Financial Advisors to help them grow via Personal Branding, Social Selling, and Employee Advocacy. STORY: Imdad met a guy who sold him on the idea of investing in his online business. He borrowed money from his mom and put it into the company. He received some returns the first two months, but after that, the guy went mute. Eventually, he learned...

Duration:00:21:57

Chatchai Unrasmeewong – A Shareholder’s Agreement Will Save Your Partnership

10/12/2021
BIO: Chatchai Unrasmeewong is a financial advisor at FINLAB, a financial advisor group that helps clients reach their financial goals. STORY: Being a board game enthusiast, Chatchai decided to partner with a friend and open a board game cafe when he was in university. His target was students at local universities, so he picked a location next to one of the universities. The cafe did well but after one month schools went for a 3-month holiday break and the business could not withstand such a...

Duration:00:29:03

James Neilson-Watt – Best Lessons Come From Others People’s Mistakes

10/10/2021
BIO: James Neilson-Watt is the CEO of Patients & Profit, which teaches health professionals how to run successful businesses to create more impact. STORY: James suffered from chronic panic and anxiety attacks, and for years he allowed this to hold his life back. Eventually, he decided to face his fears head-on and has been on a journey of healing since. LEARNING: Learn from people’s mistakes. Find good mentors to guide you. “Things that you have no control over will always happen. But...

Duration:00:25:13

Tim Hyde – Don’t Conform to People’s Expectations of You

10/7/2021
BIO: Tim Hyde is a fixer, a business growth strategist, an Infusionsoft Certified Partner, and is Australia’s leading authority in sales and marketing automation for small businesses. STORY: Tim regrets spending years trying to live up to what he thought were other people’s expectations of him instead of living the kind of life he wanted. LEARNING: Stop trying to conform to other people’s expectations. People don’t think of you as much as you think they do. “Who is the person you really want...

Duration:00:19:02

Jenny Wilde – Embrace Complexity in Innovation

10/5/2021
BIO: Jenny Wilde has over 15 years of hands-on experience as a senior manager in humanitarian response and an innovation expert. STORY: Jenny saw the need to set up an Innovation Fund to support innovative ideas to make their emergency response easier and more effective. Unfortunately, company politics took over, and the fund was scrapped off. LEARNING: Embrace complexity when dealing with innovation. “Different problems in different innovations require different tools and...

Duration:00:30:34

Chris Franzen – Only Play in a Field That You Really Understand

10/3/2021
BIO: Chris Franzen has been a hotelier for over two decades, having worked in the US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. STORY: Chris saw an advert during the football World Cup a few years ago for a company he was unfamiliar with. He was intrigued by this unknown company that could afford to advertise in the World Cup. He did a bit of research and decided to invest in it. The stock went up for a few days but later plummeted to a point the company folded, and Chris lost his entire investment....

Duration:00:17:30

Daniel Chan – Don’t Sell What You Have to Diversify

9/30/2021
BIO: Daniel Chan is a pre-IPO PayPal financial operations employee who became a magician, and now he’s pivoted to Zoom. He has performed over 390 virtual shows since last year. STORY: As one of the first employees of PayPal, Daniel was granted about 10,000 stock options. When he left the company, he dumped his stocks for a more diversified portfolio. Daniel would have been worth close to $5 million if he had kept everything, but he bought many other things that didn’t earn him that much....

Duration:00:22:18

Jacob Roig – You Can’t Neglect Your Way Out of Problems

9/28/2021
BIO: Jacob Roig specializes in helping coaches and the entrepreneur create the steps and strategies to growing or scaling their business, so they can quickly double their incomes, increase profits and figure out how to grow into their ideal lifestyle with a great team, more time off and a workable plan to get there. STORY: Jacob sold his business and invested in single-family homes. This turned out well for him, but he got convinced to invest in apartment buildings at some point. Jacob...

Duration:00:27:57

Axel Meierhoefer – Never Get Involved in Anything You Don’t Understand

9/26/2021
BIO: Axel Meierhoefer was born in Germany, served 22 years as an air force aviator and instructor. In 2005, he started his consulting company then discovered real estate investing during the recession. STORY: Axel blindly invested in penny stocks in the late 90s. He knew nothing about penny stocks at the time, and he ended up losing $75,000 after the market fell suddenly. LEARNING: Never get involved in anything that you don’t understand. Understand how company P/E ratios work and how they...

Duration:00:34:44

Andre Hsu – Trust Your Partner before Investing in Their Idea

9/23/2021
BIO: Andre Hsu is a thinker and business strategist based in Singapore. He is the author of three books about qualities, mindsets, and frameworks relevant to business, which he observed in several business tycoons who left a deep and lasting impact on his life. STORY: Andre partnered with a software company with an excellent business idea, but the partners were poor in managing the company and selling the product, so it failed. Andre lost his entire investment. LEARNING: Research the people...

Duration:00:34:38

Manish Kumar Tyagi – Never Blindly Trust Anybody with Your Money

9/21/2021
BIO: Manish Kumar Tyagi used to be a Commander in the Indian Navy before he decided to become a standup comic sometime in 2014 and goes by the name “The Knotty Commander.” STORY: Manish relied upon his investment agent to invest his money. The agent invested in several options that lost him money over and over. LEARNING: Don’t blindly trust anybody with your money. Don’t rely on one investment agent. “Don’t be a blind investor; read a little about investing.”Manish Kumar Tyagi Guest...

Duration:00:23:08

Johnny Widodo – Everything Great in Life Follows a Process

9/19/2021
BIO: Johnny Widodo is CEO in an automotive startup space with over 16 years of experience across multiple industries and geographies. STORY: Johnny saw a colleague who was making crazy money trading stocks daily. Johnny decided to do what his colleague was doing and ended up losing about $30,000. LEARNING: Learn and do your research to understand the investment first before you sign off on it. The game of investing is about how much you have at the end of the game. “There is no instant thing...

Duration:00:20:33

Randy Mortensen – Past Success Doesn’t Guarantee Future Success

9/16/2021
BIO: Randy Mortensen guides talented individuals whose drive has led them toward destructive behaviors. He facilitates an 8-week cohort, guiding members toward True Significance: Success and Sustainable Living. STORY: Randy was looking for an investment that would bring him huge returns to support his projects in the Caribbean and Africa. He came across the hemp industry, which he had zero experience in, but he was convinced it was the right investment. Randy invested $600,000 and is yet to...

Duration:00:23:08

Gil Baumgarten – Concentrate to Get Wealth but Diversify to Keep It

9/14/2021
BIO: Gil Baumgarten is a 36-year veteran of the investment industry. In 2010, Gil made a break from the brokerage world to start Segment, a fully fiduciary firm where the interests of the client and the firm could align. STORY: Gil invested heavily in UBS shares, and when the 2008 financial crisis hit, the stock lost its value and knocked about 80% of the market value of his stocks. LEARNING: Concentration is the key to getting wealthy. Diversification is the key to keeping your wealth....

Duration:00:32:31

Meridith Elliott Powell – Do What Is Right for You Not What Society Wants You to Do

9/12/2021
BIO: Meridith Elliott Powell is passionate about helping her clients learn the strategies to turn uncertainty into a competitive advantage. STORY: Meredith met her husband at 21, and they got married soon after. She spent close to 17 years trying to save her husband from countless brushes with death, arrests, and bankruptcies. LEARNING: Have the courage to do what is right for you, not what you think society wants you to do. You can’t fix things you can’t control. “Surround yourself with the...

Duration:00:27:55