The Psychology Behind Making Better Decisions – Michael J. Mauboussin

The Psychology Behind Making Better Decisions – Michael J. Mauboussin

The Psychology Behind Making Better Decisions with Global Financial Strategist Michael J. Mauboussin

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Michael J. Mauboussin is an investment strategist and has been in the financial services industry for more than twenty-five years. He has also taught at the Columbia Graduate School of Business since 1993, and is on the board of trustees at the Santa Fe Institute.

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He is the author of two previous books, Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition and More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places and is coauthor, with Alfred Rappaport, of Expectations Investing: Reading Stock Prices for Better Returns.

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In this episode we explore the psychology behind making better decisions with Michael J. Mauboussin.

We discuss the following topics:

-The interconnectedness of knowledge across many different disciplines

-How to switch to the “outside view” to make better predictions and decisions

-How to improve your results without being any smarter or better trained

-A fascinating psychology study that demonstrates how we deceive ourselves

-The biggest biases that cause investors to make bad decisions (and how to combat them)

-Why the right tools aren’t enough to make you a successful investor

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