The learning content that we provide at the Academy is accessible through a selection of outstanding contributions via books, interviews and YouTube-Videos. The spectrum of authors ranges from the investor legend from Omaha to a Nobel Prize-winning psychologist and a poker player with a penchant for decision theory. Have fun and enjoy the insights!
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Professor Taleb is a financial mathematician and has successfully put his profound theoretical knowledge into practice as an investor. His best-known work is "The Black Swan", in which he proved that people are not able to correctly assess the frequency and consequences of extremely unlikely events. In "Skin in the Game" he dedicates himself to another phenomenon that leads to dramatic undesirable developments in business, politics and science: the lack of personal liability for decisions made.
Any Duke was a professional poker player and studied cognitive psychology. Through her profession as a professional poker player she trained her thinking in probabilities and was able to transfer this to other fields of decision theory.
One of the currently most listened to business podcasts with many important interview guests such as Marc Andreessen, Rick Rubin or Howard Marks
Shane Parrish interview ein sehr breites Spektrum an unterschiedlichsten Gesprächspartnern. Es werden mentale Modelle und Erfolgsstrategien behandelt. Spannend sind u.a. die Gespräche mit Howard Marx (Nr. 53), Patrick Collison (Nr. 32) und Annie Duke (Nr. 37).
In 2017, Seides launched the podcast, which features discussions with investment management executives about the people and process behind capital allocation.
Paul Krugman, Bill Gross, Mohamed El-Erian, Jeff Gundlach - in the podcast of US stock market columnist Barry Ritholtz, star economists and top investors speak at length and detached from the hectic pace of daily events.
This is about one of the central principles of asset architecture - diversification. Bernstein discusses the correlation between different asset classes and shows, using the Yale Endowment as an example, that excess returns in initially unknown investment fields melt away significantly as soon as they become known to a larger audience.
The Paypal founder, serial entrepreneur and Facebook investor summarizes his perspective on innovation and start-ups in theory and practice.
Ray Dalio founded the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates. In this book, he presents the approximately 200 basic principles of his work on which his success is based. At the core of these principles is a continuous improvement through radical transparency and truthfulness, a so-called "meritocracy of ideas".
Daniel Coyle describes on a scientific basis which culture makes teams and organizations successful. He shows with examples (e.g. the Navy SEAL Team Six and the San Antonio Spurs) how this can be achieved and gives concrete ideas for implementation.
The cognitive psychologist and Nobel Prize winner Kahneman explains the irrationalities and rationalities of human thinking.
Safi Bahcall defines loonshots as a neglected project that has been discarded and whose representatives are considered confused. He shows on a scientific basis that it is precisely these projects that produce radical innovations.
Specialization is often considered the key to success. Top performers like Tiger Woods or Vincent van Gogh seem to prove this. David Epstein shows, however, that generalists in particular develop skills that are of great importance today.
Hans Rosling shows through objective data and evaluations that the world is in a much better state than the constant news about wars and natural disasters would suggest. He derives recommendations for action from such a world view based on facts in order to arrive at better decision-making processes.