22 episodes

Sometimes we get caught up in what feels like infinite loops when we try to figure things out. Markets go up and down, research is presented and then refuted, and we wind up right back where we started.

The goal of this podcast is to learn how we can reset our thinking on issues that leaves us with a better understanding as to why we think the way we think and how we might be able to change that, to avoid going in infinite loops and thoughts.

Hosts, Jim O’Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood, hope to offer you a fresh perspective on a variety of issues and look at them through a multi-faceted lens. Including history, philosophy, art, science, linguistics, and quantitative analysis. And help you become a better investor and also a more nuanced thinker.

Infinite Loops Jim O'Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood

    • Investing
    • 4.7 • 61 Ratings

Sometimes we get caught up in what feels like infinite loops when we try to figure things out. Markets go up and down, research is presented and then refuted, and we wind up right back where we started.

The goal of this podcast is to learn how we can reset our thinking on issues that leaves us with a better understanding as to why we think the way we think and how we might be able to change that, to avoid going in infinite loops and thoughts.

Hosts, Jim O’Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood, hope to offer you a fresh perspective on a variety of issues and look at them through a multi-faceted lens. Including history, philosophy, art, science, linguistics, and quantitative analysis. And help you become a better investor and also a more nuanced thinker.

    Annie Duke – How to Decide

    Annie Duke – How to Decide

    In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Annie Duke, former professional poker player, decision-making expert, and best-selling author. Her latest book is How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices, which was released this week. In this conversation, we cover:
    COVID-19 and decision-making Resulting and the 2016 election What drove Annie to write her new book Writing as a powerful tool for testing your knowledge And MUCH more.
    Follow Annie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AnnieDuke , and find her new book here https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0593418484?tag=randohouseinc13176-20.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Adam Townsend (Pt. 2) – The Sale

    Adam Townsend (Pt. 2) – The Sale

    In this episode of Infinite Loops we invited Adam Townsend back on to speak exclusively about Sales, and why it is so important. In this conversation, we cover:
    Extreme salesmanship What you cannot learn from Sales books The sales we don’t even realize we’re making The right and wrong approaches to selling And MUCH more.
    Follow Adam on Twitter at https://twitter.com/adamscrabble .

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Brent Beshore – Boring Businesses, COVID-19, and Doing Better

    Brent Beshore – Boring Businesses, COVID-19, and Doing Better

    In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Brent Beshore, CEO and Founder of Permanent Equity. In this conversation, we cover:
    What Brent has learned since making his first deal. How COVID-19 has impacted the businesses in Brent’s portfolios The importance of time horizons The lasting changes from COVID-19 Finding the right partners and teams in business You can follow Brent on Twitter (https://twitter.com/BrentBeshore) and learn more about Permanent Equity here (https://www.permanentequity.com/about-our-firm)
     

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ron Howard – The Past, Present and Future of Entertainment

    Ron Howard – The Past, Present and Future of Entertainment

    In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with legendary actor, documentarian, Co-Founder of Imagine Entertainment, and academy award winning director Ron Howard. In this wide ranging discussion, we cover:
    The pressure and thrill of directing a Beatles documentary How the movie industry has evolved, and the impact of COVID-19 How documentaries differ from traditional movie making The future of entertainment and how streaming changes things And MUCH more Enjoy!

    • 54 min
    Phil Pearlman: Westerners Discuss the Tao (“Don't Suck”)

    Phil Pearlman: Westerners Discuss the Tao (“Don't Suck”)

    In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Phil Pearlman. We discuss:
    What Phil has learned from studying the Tao The narratives you tell yourself The most important rule: Don’t suck How marketing & finance has evolved over Phil’s career And MUCH more… Follow Phil on Twitter (https://twitter.com/ppearlman) to stay up to date on all of his exciting projects.

    • 55 min
    Tyrone Ross: Giving Back, Empowerment, and Gratitude

    Tyrone Ross: Giving Back, Empowerment, and Gratitude

    In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Tyrone Ross. We discuss:
    Tyrone’s inspiring journey Empowering youth through financial literacy The power of gratitude Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies And MUCH more… Follow Tyrone on Twitter (twitter.com/tr401) to stay up to date on all of his exciting projects.
     

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

Urban Worker ,

Deep and Interesting

I thoroughly enjoy this podcast. Always thoughtful and coming at ideas (business / psychology / philosophy) from several angles.

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Zoom zoom

Jim is an honorary zoomer

Ckim198734 ,

Jim is a boomer but....

I love his energy and interview-style. Just makes me happy listening to his interviews because of how happy he sounds. Really infectious. Oh and the content is great too. Ok boomer!!

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