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TIP398: Wisdom from the Greatest Investors w/ William Green



  • 00:53 - Which book that Charlie Munger had recently said is “one of the best ever written.”
  • 06:46 - Whether the best investors truly live by an inner scorecard.
  • 11:09 - Whether there is such a thing as the “right background” to become a successful investor.
  • 24:36 - Whether concentration indeed is how to become rich and diversification is how to stay rich.
  • 32:59 - What will happen to the culture in the value investing community when Buffett and Munger are no longer among us. 
  • 43:14 - Who is Matthew McLennan, and why is he one of the most impressive investors in the world. 
  • 57:15 - How does William Green invest?
  • 01:12:26 - How William Green’s relationship is with Guy Spier.
  • 01:26:18 - How can we live and invest accordingly to our values? 
  • 01:34:54 - Whether we should learn from successful investors who do not have the right values?  

*Disclaimer: Slight timestamp discrepancies may occur due to podcast platform differences.


  • William Green’s book, Richer, Wiser, Happier – read reviews of this book.
  • Our conversation with William Green about Richer, Wiser, Happier.
  • Our conversation with William Green about The Great Minds of Investing.
  • Visit William Green’s website.
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