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A Conversation with Charlie Munger & John Collison - [Invest Like the Best, EP.355]

A Conversation with Charlie Munger & John Collison - [Invest Like the Best, EP.355]

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Today, we’re releasing a conversation between John Collison and Charlie Munger. We've had this interview with Charlie scheduled to air for a while, coinciding with Stripe Press's launch of the amazing reprint of Poor Charlie's Almanack, which is released today.

We were all stunned last week when we heard the news of Charlie's passing, but having consulted with those close to him, everyone agreed that he'd want us to release this interview. I'm thankful to be able to learn from him just one more time in this interview. Please enjoy, and may Charlie Rest in Peace.

 

Order your copy of Poor Charlie’s Almanack

 

Worldly wisdom episodes in honor of Charlie Munger:

Daryl Morey: Systems Thinking in Sports

Boyd Varty: The Art of Tracking

Sam Hinkie: Find Your People

David Senra: Passion & Pain

Priya Parker: The Art of Gathering

Charlie Songhurst: Lessons from Investing in 483 Companies


For the full show notes, transcript, and links to mentioned content, check out the episode page here.


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Show Notes

(00:03:52 ) - (First question) - The fixation on evaluating business quality

(00:05:58 ) - Learning the big ideas across various disciplines

(00:10:03 ) - The issue of adverse selection in legal services

(00:11:42 ) - Societal solutions for the opioid crisis

(00:17:34 ) - Reasons for not investing in Amazon

(00:20:38 ) - Explaining Costco's model

(00:29:08 ) - Discussing the increasing challenges in investing

(00:32:08 ) - Ingredients for long-term success in business

(00:33:18 ) - Debating cryptocurrency

(00:37:37 ) - Offering guidance for navigating a potential recession

(00:38:56 ) - Reflecting on the state of American society

(00:45:20 ) - Sharing a passion for architecture

(00:54:13 ) - “Win-win” business

(00:57:53 ) - Countering arguments against capitalism

(00:60:42 ) - The origins of Poor Charlie's Almanack

(01:05:14 ) - Building a productive partnership

(01:08:55 ) - Opining on the SEC

(01:12:22 ) - Highlighting investment concerns

(01:16:31 ) - Reasons for optimism about China

(01:32:14 ) - The unique aspects of Berkshire Hathaway

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A Conversation with Charlie Munger & John Collison - [Invest Like the Best, EP.355]

A Conversation with Charlie Munger & John Collison - [Invest Like the Best, EP.355]

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