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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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Episodes

Mike Lung – Have a Defined Exit in Every Trade

11/30/2021
BIO: Mike Lung is the Director of Brokerage at Allendale Inc, which is best known for specializing in the Agriculture sector since 1985, working with farmers, ranchers, merchandisers, and others to hedge their risk when it comes to buying and selling agricultural products/inputs. STORY: Mike got into the wheat market without a plan or any research. The market went down and saw him lose his investment. LEARNING: Always have a defined exit plan before you get into any trade. Use futures and...

Duration:00:19:38

Thanawit Ounsakul – Find Your Investment Style and Stick To It

11/28/2021
BIO: Thanawit Ounsakul is a Petroleum Engineer with enthusiasm for business and the people behind it. He is a long-term investor who has been riding the financial wave since 2006 and blogs about his investment views. STORY: Thanawit came across a stock whose valuation seemed ok, and analysts said it would go up drastically. He bought it without further research only to make a 50% loss a year later. There was no hope of the stock rising because demand for the company’s commodity had shifted....

Duration:00:22:32

Sakthivel Thevar – Invest Your Time in the Right People

11/25/2021
BIO: Sakthivel Thevar is a highly sought-after international speaker and Maximum Performance coach within the business and corporate circles. STORY: Sakthivel was looking for a mentor when he first joined the corporate world. Without much thought into it, he went with the first guy who offered to mentor him. He didn’t gain much from the mentor even after working with him for months. The mentor was just not the right fit. LEARNING: Be clear about the kind of people you want to invest in. Take...

Duration:00:27:54

JB The Wizard – Embrace the Magic of Getting Into Alignment

11/23/2021
BIO: JB The Wizard received his name from his clients when seemingly hard-to-explain breakthroughs were happening in business when he was simply focusing on the individual. STORY: JB was already a master of self-development and alignment, but he needed another skill to make more money. So for over 14 years, he learned all about online marketing. This was a poor time investment because now his clients pay him for his self-development and alignment skills, not online marketing skills....

Duration:00:33:38

Joseph Frankie – Some Things Are Just Out of Your Control

11/21/2021
BIO: Joseph Frankie (Joe) is a West Point graduate who had a full multifunctional military career as a warfighter and logistician. STORY: Joe got into a deal in China that was quite lucrative. However, the financial crisis of 2008 hit and saw him lose everything he’d invested in the deal. LEARNING: Walk away from a cul-de-sac and get onto something else fast. Failure is not always your fault but how you react to it is your full responsibility. “Learn when to walk away and do it fast. The...

Duration:00:28:54

Jeffery Potvin – You Must Do Your Due Diligence on Investors Too

11/20/2021
BIO: Jeffery Potvin is an angel investor in multiple regions and has invested in 55+ companies. He is a member of seven angel groups and screening committees while being the driving force behind Open People Network (OPN)! OPN is a group of angel investors helping accelerate the growth of early-stage startups. STORY: Jeffery’s company had been working on and off with this startup for about two years. When the startup came back with a product and an investor, Jefferey took interest, and even...

Duration:00:02:42

Jeffery Potvin – You Must Do Your Due Diligence on Investors Too

11/19/2021
BIO: Jeffery Potvin is an angel investor in multiple regions and has invested in 55+ companies. He is a member of seven angel groups and screening committees while being the driving force behind Open People Network (OPN)! OPN is a group of angel investors helping accelerate the growth of early-stage startups. STORY: Jeffery’s company had been working on and off with this startup for about two years. When the startup came back with a product and an investor, Jefferey took interest, and even...

Duration:00:27:07

Fred Diamond – Learn How to Recognize Opportunities

11/18/2021
BIO: Fred Diamond is the co-founder of the Institute for Excellence in Sales, a member organization for sales leaders and their teams. STORY: Fred had a friend in college who reached out to him three times requesting him to work for him over the years. Fred turned him down every single time. That friend ended up building a company that he sold three times over for five billion dollars. LEARNING: Be open to the opportunities that come your way. Work with people you like and trust and who...

Duration:00:31:06

Jeff Bullas – Don’t Force Things, Learn to Go With Your Flow

11/16/2021
BIO: Jeff Bullas is the owner of jeffbullas.com. Forbes calls him a top influencer of Chief Marketing Officers and the world’s top social marketing talent. Entrepreneur lists him among 50 online marketing influencers to watch. Inc.com has him on the list of 20 digital marketing experts to follow on Twitter. STORY: Jeff bought a mattress and bedding furniture store, an area he had no experience or passion in. He did no research or did any due diligence, and within no time, he was deep in debt...

Duration:00:40:30

Brennan Spellacy – Differentiate Between One-Way and Two-Way Doors in Your Life

11/14/2021
BIO: Brennan Spellacy is one of the co-founders and CEO of Patch, the platform for negative emissions. STORY: Brennan got offered a full-time junior software development job at Shopify after completing his internship, but he turned it down so that he could go back to complete his degree. The job came with stock options that would be worth an eight-figure today. He never got to use his degree. LEARNING: Seek help from the right people when making decisions. Ask yourself if your decision is...

Duration:00:34:12

Emmanuel Michael – Test Your Market Before Starting Your Business

11/11/2021
BIO: Emmanuel Michael, a leadership and career success coach, is a seasoned and highly sought-after strategic business leader with over 20 years of management experience spanning various industries. STORY: Emmanuel started a locks business that saw him lose over $30,000. His biggest problem was not testing the market before buying the locks. LEARNING: Test your market first before you launch your product. Always think about how you’re going to get customers. “Find your customers first before...

Duration:00:24:41

Marvin Germo – Focus On Things That Bring You Cash Flow

11/9/2021
BIO: Marvin Germo is a stock market trader, entrepreneur, best-selling book author, international keynote speaker, brand influencer, and personal financial consultant in the Philippines. STORY: Marvin was enticed to buy his first stock by his colleague who was having good luck with his. Marvin’s luck, however, wasn’t as good. The stock price went down significantly as soon as he invested causing him to lose all his money. LEARNING: Focus on your own way of investing; don’t depend on other...

Duration:00:23:29

Jimmy Lee – Sometimes Life Rewards You for Solving a Riddle

11/7/2021
BIO: Jimmy Lee is a Venture Builder and Humanitarian. STORY: Jimmy and his partner got into a partnership with two other businesses for a huge project that would bring them big returns. One of the businesses wanted Jimmy to collude with them and kick the third company out of the project. He refused and got cut out of the project, losing everything he had invested in it. LEARNING: Get your downpayment at the start of the project. When you receive help, pay it forward. “If you have a firm...

Duration:00:32:58

Judy Weber – Get Back to Dreaming Big

11/4/2021
BIO: Judy Weber is a women’s business strategist and scaling expert, helping six-figure female CEOs take their business to the next level with strategy, systems, and simplicity. STORY: Judy always played small and allowed fear to hold her back from being who she truly wanted to be. LEARNING: Don’t let fear stop you from pursuing your dreams. “Courage is not the absence of fear; it is taking a step forward even in the midst of your fear.”Judy Weber Guest...

Duration:00:28:41

Ted Clouser – Lead, Don’t Manage Your Business

11/2/2021
BIO: Ted Clouser started in technology at the age of 16 when he formed his own computer business. In 1996, he joined PC Assistance of Little Rock, and he and his wife purchased the company in 2018. STORY: When Ted bought his company, he continued managing it instead of being a leader, leading to a couple of challenges, including a huge debt. LEARNING: Seek counsel when entering a new venture. To succeed, you must put your doubts and fears aside. “Go win today. Make it successful. Don’t worry...

Duration:00:21:39

David Walter – Start Marketing Your Book Before You Write It

10/31/2021
BIO: David Walter is an author, speaker, and sales trainer. His claim to fame came from a cold-calling hot streak, during which he set 15 appointments a day for six months straight. STORY: David paid $10,000 and signed the rights to his manuscript to a famous publisher he believed would turn his book into a bestseller. The publisher was a fraud who never delivered any of the things he promised David. LEARNING: Think about your marketing before you even start writing your book. Look for the...

Duration:00:26:19

Amit Somani – The Same Analysis Won’t Apply Every Time

10/28/2021
BIO: Amit Somani is managing partner at Prime Venture Partners (PVP), a Bangalore-based, early-stage fund. For 20 years before this, he held leadership roles at Makemytrip (NASDAQ: MMYT), Google, IBM Silicon Valley Labs, and IBM Research. STORY: Amit’s company came across this company that had a great product but didn’t have a business model. Amit’s company decided to back it anyway. It didn’t go well. A few years later, they came across another company with a great product and a great team...

Duration:00:18:19

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