TIP519: The Education of a Value Investor by Guy Spier
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Clay reviews Guy Spier’s book, The Education of a Value Investor. Guy Spier is a renowned hedge fund manager who has beaten the S&P 500 by almost 250 percentage points since launching the Aquamarine Fund in 1997. He has also been a guest on We Study Billionaires several times, including episode #14 released all the way back in 2014.


00:00 - Intro

02:27 - Guy’s story and background, and the critical mistakes he learned from the journey.

06:39 - How studying Tony Robbins and Warren Buffett changed his life.

19:48 - How writing handwritten letters helped Guy forge and develop extremely valuable and fulfilling relationships.

23:20 - What led Guy to purchase a charity lunch with Warren Buffett.

43:54 - What he learned from experiencing the great financial crisis as a fund manager.

51:45 - Why Guy values fulfillment and a life well-lived over money.

Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences.



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