Wilbur Ross, a leading private equity investor, would rather invest in a mediocre idea brilliantly executed than a brilliant idea poorly executed. On Episode 29 of The Motivation Inside (TMI) Mr. Ross, a member of President-elect Trump's economic team, talks with host Anthony Scaramucci talk about his investment strategy, which his wife says "tries to reinvent the 19th century."
Political polarization in the United States is at multi-decade highs, driven in part by the echo chambers of social media. On Episode 28, Time Inc. Chief Content Officer Alan Murray speaks with host Anthony Scaramucci about the challenges of digital journalism and political coverage in the 21st century.
Very few people wrote about the financial crisis of 2008 before and after it happened better than wealth manager and financial blogger Barry Ritholtz. In Episode 27 of The Motivation Inside (TMI), host Anthony Scaramucci talks with Ritholtz about how he predicted and what he learned from the crisis, how he developed his investing philosophy and why he believes so ardently in educating the public through digital media.
Self-reliance is one of the most important things we can teach our children. From a young age kids should learn not only how business works, but also how to run your personal finances like a business. In Episode 1 9 of The Motivation Inside (TMI) HCI Equity Partners co-founder Doug McCormick talks with host Anthony Scaramucci about how to develop a comprehensive personal brand and financial plan.
Life isn't always pretty. Rick "Boomer" Reger grew up in a broken home, his mother working hard to keep food on the table. Without a positive male influence in his life, he made tons of mistakes and got caught up in street activity at a young age. But despite facing a tough road to success, Boomer learned to channel is fighting instincts into a successful career in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). In Episode 16 of The Motivation Inside (TMI), Boomer speaks with host Anthony Scaramucci about...
It doesn't matter whether you grow up rich or poor, in a two-parent family or a broken home - with enough grit, determination and self-belief you can achieve anything. In this episode of The Motivation Inside (TMI), host Anthony Scaramucci speaks with his closest childhood friend Paul Montoya, now the President of Media Sales at CBS Television, about characteristics of their modest upbringing that led them each to successful careers.
Georgette Mosbacher grew up in a small Indiana steel town, raised by her widowed mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Despite lower-middle-class beginnings and being the first in her family to go to college, she was always taught that with enough tenacity, education and hard work, there wasn't anything she couldn't do. Today, Georgette lives in a beautiful apartment overlooking the Metropolitan Museum of Art, referring to herself as the "redneck who lives on Fifth Avenue." In this...
To be an effective New York Police Department (NYPD) detective in the 1970s required a tremendous level of toughness, but also a healthy dose of compassion. The same formula applies to successful entrepreneurship. In Episode 10 of The Motivation Inside (TMI), host Anthony Scaramucci talks to former NYPD detective Bo Dietl about his decorated career on the force, the heinous case that earned him the moniker "One Tough Cop" and the keys to his rewarding transition into the private sector.
In Episode 9 of "TMI," host Anthony Scaramucci* explains his support for the presumptive Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump. (*Disclosure: Mr. Scaramucci is a member of Donald Trump's national campaign finance committee)
Every person has a moment in their life where they have to choose between an easy, comfortable existence or a more challenging, rewarding path. In his late 20s, Brian Koppelman finally mustered the courage to pursue his passion as a screenwriter - and never looked back. Koppelman, who overlapped with "TMI" host Anthony Scaramucci at Tufts University, produced Tracy Chapman's first album after discovering her at a coffee shop during college, and has gone on to co-write, most notably,...
After Sandler O'Neill + Partners' equities division was decimated in the 9/11 attacks, Bob Castrignano came out of retirement to help the company heal and rebuild. "The Coach," as he is known affectionately across Wall Street, previously spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs, where he taught and mentored hundreds of young, ambitious financiers, including "TMI" host Anthony Scaramucci. In Episode 7, Castrignano shares his immeasurable wisdom on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
In this bonus episode of "TMI," renowned psychiatrist and Child Mind Institute founder Dr. Harold Koplewicz psychoanalyzes the 2016 Presidential field and (starting at 23:10) former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine talks about how to make baseball fun again.
Seventeen million kids 18 years and younger have psychiatric disorders. Learning and anxiety disorders not only make it hard for children to go through life, but also have devastating long-term consequences for the brain. In Episode 5 of The Motivation Inside (TMI), esteemed psychiatrist and Child Mind Institute founder Dr. Harold Koplewicz talks about the causes of psychiatric disorders, shares tips for helping kids overcome anxiety and discusses the fight to remove the stigma around...
Nobody in baseball has more fun than former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine. But underneath the playful exterior is a man who was forced to overcome several disappointments, including a promising playing career cut short by injury. In the third episode of The Motivation Inside (TMI), host Anthony Scaramucci talks with Bobby V about how he achieved success, dealt with setbacks and managed to enjoy the journey.
As Steve Jobs put it: you're dead a long time - use your precious time on this earth to make a dent in the universe. Find your passion, formulate a plan and act boldly to chase your dreams. In the second episode of The Motivation Inside (TMI), host Anthony Scaramucci talks about his journey from Harvard Law School to title insurance sales to getting an interview at Goldman Sachs.