All posts by: Ian Mathews

What Keeps Small Business Owners Up At Night

  Running a small business is an emotional roller coaster. You can have the worst morning of your career and the best afternoon all on the same day. In this episode, Frank and Ian talk about how they stay sane... Read More

12 Terrible Money Mistakes

  Growing your net worth isn’t necessarily about what you know. It’s about how you behave. And even really smart people struggle to control their unconscious instincts and biases. Money―investing, personal finance, and business decisions―is typically thought of as a... Read More

The Top 10 Hiring Mistakes

    Some interviewers lean too heavily on technical skills, others rely solely on personality. Most are fooled by some form of unconscious bias (recency, primacy, “just like me”). In this episode, we look at our egregious mistakes as young... Read More

Before You Make That Big Decision

    The human brain makes thousands of daily decisions, most of which have no impact on your long-term success. And when we are faced with a decision that requires deep reflection, we are too often influenced by subconscious bias.... Read More

How To Stop Procrastinating (Repost)

  Are you stuck? Not satisfied with your productivity? Do you have a big idea but can’t seem to take the first step? You’re not alone. We dive into the psychology of procrastination and list some tangible steps you can... Read More

The Gambler’s Fallacy

  The gambler’s fallacy, also known as the Monte Carlo fallacy, occurs when an individual erroneously believes that a certain random event is less likely or more likely to happen based on the outcome of a previous event or series of... Read More

Alastair MacDonald – Investing In Times Of Uncertainty

    Alastair J. MacDonald is an international analyst, forecaster, speaker, writer and investment consultant. He is the founder and editor of “The Parallax Report,” a subscription-based market, social and economic forecasting service for individual investors, and institutions. His specialty... Read More

How To Profit From Inflation

  News of inflation is dominating the headlines for the first time in decades. But what does it mean to an investor? In this episode, Frank and Ian talk about how rising prices influence their investing decisions. Disclaimer: Frank and... Read More

How To Create A New Professional Identity

  What if you spent twenty years of your career in one field and had to start over from scratch? That is exactly what Nick Clemente is faced with after a distinguished military career that is ending soon. In this... Read More
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