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Naval on wealth creation. On Twitter at @naval.
December 10, 2019
How to Get Rich: Every Episode + Extras
Every interview on How to Get Rich
November 17, 2019
How to Angel Invest
A preview of our other podcast
July 31, 2019
Externalities: Calculating the Hidden Costs of Products
Externalities let you account for the true cost of products by including hidden costs like environmental damage.
July 29, 2019
Net Present Value: What Future Income Is Worth Today
What future income is worth today by applying a discount to its future value.
July 25, 2019
Consumer Surplus: Getting More Than You Paid For
A lot of people are willing to pay more than what companies charge.
July 23, 2019
Price Discrimination: Charge Some People More
Charge people for extras based on their propensity to pay.
July 19, 2019
Compounding Relationships Make Life Easier
Life gets a lot easier when you know someone’s got your back.
July 15, 2019
Turn Short-Term Games Into Long-Term Games
Improve your leverage in negotiations by turning short-term relationships into long-term ones.
July 12, 2019
Schelling Point: Cooperating Without Communicating
People who can’t communicate can cooperate by anticipating the other person’s actions.
July 10, 2019
Kelly Criterion: Avoid Ruin
Don't ruin your reputation or get wiped to zero.
July 8, 2019
Principal-Agent Problem: Act Like an Owner
If you think and act like an owner, it’s only a matter of time until you become an owner.
June 28, 2019
Envy Can Be Useful, or It Can Eat You Alive
Envy can give you a powerful boost, or it can eat you alive if you let it follow you.
June 26, 2019
Being Ethical Is Long-Term Greedy
If you cut fair deals, you will get paid in the long run.
June 24, 2019
We Should Eventually Be Working for Ourselves
The goal is that we are eventually wealthy and working for ourselves.
June 21, 2019
Accountability Means Letting People Criticize You
Misunderstanding accountability, and other mistakes on the path to creating wealth.
June 2, 2019
How to Get Rich: Every Episode
One giant episode with every interview on How to Get Rich.
May 24, 2019
Figure out what you're uniquely good at and apply as much leverage as possible.
May 23, 2019
There Are No Get Rich Quick Schemes
Get rich quick schemes are just someone else getting rich off you.
May 21, 2019
A Calm Mind, a Fit Body, a House Full of Love
When you're finally wealthy, you'll realize it wasn't what you were seeking in the first place.
May 20, 2019
Reject Most Advice
Most advice is people giving you their winning lottery ticket numbers.
May 19, 2019
Eventually You Will Get What You Deserve
Apply specific knowledge with leverage and eventually you will get what you deserve.
May 17, 2019
Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes
Competition will blind you to greater games. You're one step away from a better market.
May 16, 2019
Escape Competition Through Authenticity
Competition can make you play the wrong game. No one can compete with you on being you.
May 13, 2019
Keep Redefining What You Do
Become the best in the world at what you do. Keep redefining what you do until this is true.
May 8, 2019
Be Too Busy to “Do Coffee”
You should be too busy to “do coffee”, while still keeping an uncluttered calendar.
May 6, 2019
Work As Hard As You Can
Work as hard as you can. Even though what you work on and who you work with are more important.
May 1, 2019
Set an Aspirational Hourly Rate
If outsourcing a task will cost less than your hourly rate, outsource it.
April 29, 2019
Judgment Is the Decisive Skill
Everything we've discussed so far has been setting you up to apply judgment.
April 26, 2019
Example: From Laborer to Real Estate Tech
The continuum from laborer to real estate tech company goes from low to high specific knowledge, accountability and leverage.
April 22, 2019
Pick a Business Model With Leverage
Ideally, you should pick a business model with network effects, low marginal costs and scale economies.
April 19, 2019
Product Leverage Is Egalitarian
Labor and capital are limited to the people who control those resources. But products reach global markets.
April 17, 2019
Product and Media Are New Leverage
Product and media are the leverage of new wealth. Create software and media that work for you while you sleep.
April 15, 2019
Labor and Capital Are Old Leverage
Wealth requires leverage. Labor and capital are older forms of leverage that everyone is fighting over.
April 13, 2019
Take Accountability to Earn Equity
If you have high accountability, you're less replaceable and you can get a piece of the business.
April 11, 2019
Embrace Accountability to Get Leverage
Embrace accountability. Society will reward you with leverage.
April 8, 2019
There's No Actual Skill Called Business
There's no actual skill called business. Avoid business schools and magazines.
April 5, 2019
The Foundations Are Math and Logic
If you understand mathematics and logic, you have the basis for understanding everything else.
April 3, 2019
Read What You Love Until You Love to Read
You should be able to pick up any book in the library and read it.
March 31, 2019
Learn to Sell, Learn to Build
Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable.
March 28, 2019
Specific Knowledge Is Highly Creative or Technical
Specific knowledge tends to be creative or technical. It's on the bleeding edge of technology, art and communication.
March 25, 2019
Arm Yourself With Specific Knowledge
Arm yourself with specific knowledge. It can't be trained but it can be found by pursuing your genuine curiosity.
March 22, 2019
Partner With Rational Optimists
Don't partner with cynics and pessimists. Their beliefs are self-fulfilling.
March 22, 2019
Pick Partners With Intelligence, Energy and Integrity
Picking partners with high intelligence, energy and integrity is the three-part checklist that you can't compromise on.
March 19, 2019
Play Long-term Games With Long-term People
Pick an industry where you can play long-term games with long-term people. All returns in life come from compound interest over many turns of the game.
March 19, 2019
The Internet Has Massively Broadened Career Possibilities
The Internet has massively broadened the possible space of careers, by allowing you to scale any niche obsession.
March 14, 2019
Give Society What It Doesn't Know How to Get
Society will pay you for creating what it wants, but doesn’t know how to get, and delivering it at scale.
March 11, 2019
Live Below Your Means for Freedom
People living far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles just can't fathom.
March 8, 2019
You Won't Get Rich Renting Out Your Time
You won't get rich renting out your time, because you can't earn non-linearly.
March 7, 2019
Make Luck Your Destiny
Build your character in a way so luck becomes deterministic.
March 6, 2019
Making Money Isn't About Luck
Making money isn't about luck. It's about becoming the kind of person who makes money.
March 6, 2019
Free Markets Are Intrinsic to Humans
We're the only animals who cooperate across genetic boundaries, because we can track credits and debits in voluntary exchanges.
March 5, 2019
Make Abundance for the World
Wealth isn't about taking something from somebody else—it's about creating abundance for the world.
March 5, 2019
Seek Wealth, Not Money or Status
The difference between wealth, money and status.
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