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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

Dr. Harish Pant – Think About Where You Are Focusing Your Attention

1/16/2022
BIO: Dr. Harish Pant brings thirty-eight years of global and Indian experience spanning aerospace and defense, aviation, automotive, steel, engineering plastics, lightweighting and composites, industrial design, engineering services, and infra-trade. STORY: Harish was a rising star, excelling in his profession and the youngest department head. Out of nowhere, a senior person was transferred to his department and became the new head. Harish was made the assistant department head. He didn’t...

Duration:00:27:07

Adrian Choo – Get Business Expertise Before Starting Your Own

1/13/2022
BIO: Adrian Choo is the One and Only Career Strategist in Asia and is the founder of Career Agility International. In three years, he helped more than one thousand clients successfully achieve clarity to enjoy a happier and even more successful career. STORY: Adrian and his friend started a technology company that ran for three years. They had to call it quits when they couldn’t scale the business. LEARNING: Don’t go into business just because you want to be in business; acquire domain...

Duration:00:18:59

Shang Saavedra – Learn About Saving Your Cents to Wealth

1/11/2022
BIO: Shang Saavedra reached the ability to be work-optional by the time she was 31 years old by focusing on increasing her income, lowering her expenses, and investing all her savings. STORY: Shang was ill-advised to buy a life insurance policy with the promise of getting 6-7% returns. She trusted the financial advisor without doing any research on the policy. The policy is barely making any returns. LEARNING: Do due diligence on the motivations of any financial advisors that you take on....

Duration:00:23:19

Patrick Huey – Learn to Apply “Brief, Fly, Debrief” to Your Life

1/9/2022
BIO: Patrick Huey is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, and an Accredited Tax Preparer. STORY: Patrick bought a technology stock based on rumor and peer recommendation. He didn’t do any research and the stock ended up losing value. LEARNING: Don't just come into an investment seeking an investment, seek an outcome. Overestimate your risks and underestimate your gains. "Overestimate your risks and underestimate your gains."Patrick Huey Guest...

Duration:00:22:53

Jacent Wamala – Gain Inspiration to Face a “Grief Storm”

1/6/2022
BIO: Jacent Wamala is a licensed marriage and family therapist turned money mindset coach and wealth & wellness university founder. STORY: Jacent accumulated huge student loans while in graduate school in her pursuit to fulfill societal expectations. LEARNING: Put boundaries, stipulations, and structure in your life. Have a clear vision about where you want to be. "Don’t focus on receiving a specific outcome, instead, be more open to learning and figuring out what comes next after...

Duration:00:26:44

Ajinkya Kulkarni – Master the Process Not the Result

1/4/2022
BIO: Ajinkya Kulkarni is the co-founder and CEO of WintWealth. His company offers high net-worth individuals and retail investors asset-backed fixed income products that provide higher returns than fixed bank deposits. STORY: Ajinkya gave money to a friend who promised to give him a return of nine percent every month. After receiving returns for about a year, payments stopped. He never got back the money he had invested. LEARNING: Focus on the investment process, not the result. "Don’t stop...

Duration:00:05:03

Neil Twa – Learn to Protect Yourself From Fraud

1/2/2022
BIO: Neil Twa is the founder and CEO of Voltage Digital Marketing. He has been launching, operating, and growing private label e-commerce businesses for the last nine years. STORY: Neil partnered with a local community on a project he believed would be a gamechanger. He found out that he was being defrauded and had to quit the project losing his entire investment. LEARNING: Get a mentor. Know the people you partner with well before you get down to any business. "Stop and sleep on it, and if...

Duration:00:27:08

Jofin Joseph – Just Start

12/30/2021
BIO: Jofin Joseph is a third-time entrepreneur who chose education and early childhood development as an area to work within his new startup, Totto Learning. STORY: Jofin and his friends closed their startup after college to seek employment. After two years, they realized that they learned more from their startup than from their jobs, so they quit and returned to their startup. LEARNING: Today's the best time to start. Stop thinking and start doing. "Stop planning, start doing."Jofin Joseph...

Duration:00:20:35

Smriti Tomar – Stay Focused on Your Customers

12/28/2021
BIO: As founder and CEO at Stack, Smriti Tomar strives to make investing accessible and affordable for India's 440 million millennials to help them save for their life goals. STORY: Smriti took feedback from investors and used it to change her product. Customers hated the new version. After listening to her customers, she had to put in more time and money to build the product the customers—not investors—wanted. LEARNING: Invest in your customers, not investors. Be very prudent about where...

Duration:00:25:29

Michelle Seiler Tucker – Do Your Due Diligence So You Can “Exit Rich”

12/26/2021
BIO: Michelle Seiler Tucker is the Founder and CEO of Seiler Tucker Incorporated. She owns many businesses in several different industries. As a 20-year veteran in the M&A industry, she is regarded as the leading authority on buying, selling, fixing, and growing businesses. STORY: Michelle met a business leader at a conference, and he convinced her and others to invest in a tech company in South Africa. The excitement of investing outside of the US got the best of her. She invested over a...

Duration:00:21:20

Harry Spaight – Learn About Selling With Dignity

12/23/2021
BIO: Harry Spaight is a Keynote Speaker, Coach, and Author of Selling with Dignity-Your Formula for Life-Changing Sales Results. STORY: Harry invested in mobile homes in Georgia without researching. He trusted a young man he knew through the father. In just three months, the houses were run down, and the tenants refused to pay rent. Harry lost over $100,000 that he’d made from selling his home. LEARNING: Get a financial advisor that you trust and consult before making an investment decision....

Duration:00:34:51

Satima Meanlamai – Never Stop Investing and Learning

12/21/2021
BIO: Satima Meanlamai, nicknamed Tao, is the founder of the Vietnam Value Investor group, Thailand. STORY: When Satima started investing in the stock market, she’d only invest in companies she liked and hardly took time to study other stocks or learn more about the companies she invested in. Though lucky initially, this investment strategy didn’t work out for Satima in the long run, and she lost almost all her savings. LEARNING: Invest in yourself and never stop learning. Move beyond home...

Duration:00:20:54

Jack McColl – Access Debt to Grow Your Business

12/19/2021
BIO: Jack McColl, the founder of Credit Stacking, has the knowledge and in-depth understanding of the credit stacking strategy. He has mentored thousands of entrepreneurs and been a part of growing multiple 7-figure businesses. STORY: Jack lived in Bali for three months when he was 26. He saw an opportunity to create an Airbnb business there, got a few houses, and hired locals to help manage day-to-day business activities. He paid rent and wages in cash, but problems from the landlords and...

Duration:00:20:10

Donald Cohen – From Failure Comes Your Biggest Successes

12/16/2021
BIO: Donald Cohen is the founder of doncohenconsulting.com. He is collaboratively empowering LinkedIn proficiency and performance. STORY: Donald opened a successful store in Detroit and sold it after four years. He and his girlfriend got married and moved to Denver, where he decided to open a similar store. He didn’t realize that the two markets were different, and he couldn’t replicate his Detroit success in Denver. LEARNING: Failure isn’t final. You don’t lose until you quit. Have a plan...

Duration:00:38:39

Collin Mitchell – Sales Is the #1 Skill You Need to Have

12/14/2021
BIO: Collin Mitchell is a 4x Founder, Father of 4, and host of Sales Transformation. STORY: Collin’s first business was a huge success, bringing in annual revenues of $5 million in just 26 months. He decided to diversify the business and got into print services, something he had zero experience in. He hired a consultant to help him do the job and paid him tens of thousands of dollars. Unfortunately, he never saw any ROI; instead, he accrued so much debt he had to pull the plug on the new...

Duration:00:31:05

Catherine Morgan – Always Be Curious About Yourself

12/12/2021
BIO: Catherine Morgan is a multi-award-winning qualified financial planner and award-winning financial coach on a mission to reduce financial anxiety and increase financial empowerment and resilience for 1 million women worldwide. STORY: Catherine and her husband bought a residential property at the markets’ peak. They sold that property for the same amount they purchased it seven years later. LEARNING: Separate your sense of self from your money. Just take the next step, no matter how...

Duration:00:35:37

John Osberg – Explore Who You Are and Build on That

12/9/2021
BIO: John is on a mission to unlock growth in people, businesses, and communities to help them go from where they currently are to where they want to be. STORY: John believed in what people said about him. This caused him to lose his greatest strengths—energy, youthful exuberance, and creativity. LEARNING: Explore who you truly are and then build on that. Age should not stop you from dreaming big. “Whether we want to believe it or not, we are needed. No matter what you are, you’re someone’s...

Duration:00:34:18

Manuj Aggarwal – There Is No Sure Shot When Investing

12/7/2021
BIO: Manuj Aggarwal is an engineer, inventor, author, and entrepreneur. STORY: Manuj was convinced by a dentist to get into forex trading, an area he had no idea how it worked. He traded $75,000 and lost it in under an hour. LEARNING: Learn how to control your risk. There are no short shots. “Before you go into the market, learn about volatility, probability, and money management.”Manuj Aggarwal Guest profilehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/manujaggarwal/ (Manuj Aggarwal) is an engineer,...

Duration:00:05:25

Anthony Iannarino – Startups Need Strong Execution Skills

12/5/2021
BIO: Anthony Iannarino is a writer, a speaker, an entrepreneur, and an author of three books. STORY: Anthony invested $1,200,000 in two brothers working on a revolutionary nanoparticles project. When they needed more money, he found the brothers a good investor, but they decided to go with another who required them to move from their hometown. Halfway through the project, the brothers decided they didn’t want to work on it anymore and moved back home, killing the project. LEARNING: When...

Duration:00:31:25

Garrett Roche – Don’t Forget the Macro When Investing in Stocks

12/2/2021
BIO: Garrett Roche is Chief Investment Strategist at Uxbridge Capital Advisors, a private wealth advisory firm in New York City. STORY: Garrett got caught up in the Nokia stock when the technology bubble hit. He hung on to the stock for too long even though it was clear the stock was not about to go up. He lost 60% of his investment. LEARNING: Take a macro view when picking stocks. Have an average of 10 investments in your portfolio. “Don’t get caught up in the details of a single stock...

Duration:00:21:28