18 | Pratyush Rastogi, Playing the long game
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My guest today is Pratyush Rastogi (@FarrerWealth). Pratyush is the CEO & Founder at Farrer Wealth Advisors, and was previously Head of Sales at Grab for Business, as well as prior experience in private equity.

In today’s conversation, we cover Pratyush’s investment philosophy, Farrer Wealth and starting your own business, and the benefits of sharing your ideas online.

I had a lot of fun with this one so I hope you enjoy my conversation with Pratyush Rastogi.


For the full show notes, transcript, and links to mentioned content, check out the episode page on  https://compoundingpodcast.com/ep18 




Show Notes:

[00:00:36] - [First question] - Background

[00:04:23] - Going from advisory to a money management model

[00:05:34] - Challenges facing the advisory business

[00:06:33] - Advice for those thinking of starting their own fund?

[00:09:49] - What’s an average day look like for Pratyush?

[00:11:54] - Managing time and balance

[00:13:20] - What more people should know about his role

[00:18:01] - How has publishing ideas and research helped Pratyush?

[00:21:56] - Recommended books and newsletters

[00:26:41] - How did Pratyush get interested in investing?

[00:28:39] - Being a 32-year-old intern

[00:34:37] - A lowest low of his investment journey?

[00:37:11] - Thoughts on leverage

[00:39:36] - Underrated skill or experience?

[00:41:38] - Influential books shaping Pratyush’s worldview?

[00:44:29] - If Pratyush was 18 again?

[00:46:38] - Plans for the future?




Connect with Pratyush :

Follow Pratyush on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FarrerWealth 

Farrer Wealth Advisors’s Website: https://www.farrerwealth.com/ 

Farrer Wealth’s Newsletter: https://farrerwealth.substack.com/ 




Mentioned/Recommended Content:

Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke: https://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Bets-Annie-Duke/dp/0735216355 

Setting the Table by Danny Meyer: https://www.amazon.com/Setting-Table-Transforming-Hospitality-Business/dp/0060742763 

The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley: https://www.amazon.com/Rational-Optimist-Matt-Ridley/dp/0061452068 

Die with Zero by Bill Perkins: https://www.amazon.com/Die-Zero-Getting-Your-Money/dp/0358099765 




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