300 episodes

Bestselling author Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 9.5+ million listens. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trading -- all passionately explored and debated. Guests include Nobel Prize winners: Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Hart, Harry Markowitz & Vernon Smith. More guests: Jack Canfield, Howard Marks, James Altucher, Dan Ariely, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Kathleen Eisenhardt, Marc Faber, Tim Ferriss, Jason Fried, Gerd Gigerenzer, Larry Hite, Sally Hogshead, Ryan Holiday, Jack Horner, Ewan Kirk, Steven Kotler, Michael Mauboussin, Tucker Max, Barry Ritholtz, Jim Rogers, Jack Schwager, Ed Seykota, Philip Tetlock & Walter Williams. 900+ episodes.

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    • 4.6, 570 Ratings

Bestselling author Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 9.5+ million listens. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trading -- all passionately explored and debated. Guests include Nobel Prize winners: Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Hart, Harry Markowitz & Vernon Smith. More guests: Jack Canfield, Howard Marks, James Altucher, Dan Ariely, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Kathleen Eisenhardt, Marc Faber, Tim Ferriss, Jason Fried, Gerd Gigerenzer, Larry Hite, Sally Hogshead, Ryan Holiday, Jack Horner, Ewan Kirk, Steven Kotler, Michael Mauboussin, Tucker Max, Barry Ritholtz, Jim Rogers, Jack Schwager, Ed Seykota, Philip Tetlock & Walter Williams. 900+ episodes.

    Ep. 892: Gary Hamel Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Ep. 892: Gary Hamel Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    In a world of unrelenting change and unprecedented challenges, we need organizations that are resilient and daring. Unfortunately, most organizations, overburdened by bureaucracy, are sluggish and timid. In the age of upheaval, top-down power structures and rule-choked management systems are a liability. They crush creativity and stifle initiative. As leaders, employees, investors, and citizens, we deserve better. We need organizations that are bold, entrepreneurial, and as nimble as change itself.
    Gary Hamel makes a passionate, data-driven argument for excising bureaucracy and replacing it with something better. Drawing on more than a decade of research and packed with practical examples, Humanocracy lays out a detailed blueprint for creating organizations that are as inspired and ingenious as the human beings inside them.
    Critical building blocks include:
    Motivation: Rallying colleagues to the challenge of busting bureaucracy
    Models: Leveraging the experience of organizations that have profitably challenged the bureaucratic status quo
    Mindsets: Escaping the industrial age thinking that frustrates progress
    Mobilization: Activating a pro-change coalition to hack outmoded management systems and processes
    Migration: Embedding the principles of humanocracy—ownership, markets, meritocracy, community, openness, experimentation, and paradox—in your organization’s DNA
    Whatever your role or title, Humanocracy will show you how to launch an unstoppable movement to equip and empower everyone in your organization to be their best and to do their best. The ultimate prize: an organization that’s fit for the future and fit for human beings.
    Bio: Gary Hamel is on the faculty of the London Business School and is a co-founder of the Management Lab, an organization that builds technology and tools to support breakthrough management innovation. Hamel has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the world’s most influential business thinker, and his landmark books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

    • 54 min
    Ep. 891: Inside the Mind of Charles Faulkner with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Ep. 891: Inside the Mind of Charles Faulkner with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Inside the Mind of Charles Faulkner with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    Ep. 890: David Cote Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Ep. 890: David Cote Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Business leaders often take actions that prop up earnings in the short term, but compromise their companies’ long-term health. David Cote, the much-respected former leader of Honeywell International and one of the most successful CEOs of his generation, shares a simple, paradigm-shifting method of achieving both short- and long-term goals.
    Short-termism is rampant among executives and managers today, causing many companies to underperform and even go out of business. With competition intense and investors demanding strong quarterly gains now, leaders all too often feel obliged to sacrifice the investments so necessary for long-term growth.
    Dave Cote is intimately familiar with this problem. Upon becoming Honeywell’s CEO in 2002, he encountered an organization on the verge of failure, thanks to years of untrammeled short-termism. To turn the company around, he and his team adopted a series of bold operational reforms and counterintuitive leadership practices that enabled them to “do two conflicting things at the same time”–pursue strong short- and long-term results. The outcome was phenomenal. Under Cote’s leadership, Honeywell’s market cap grew from $20 billion to $120 billion, delivering returns of about 800%, two and a half times greater than the S&P 500.
    Bio: As Chairman and CEO of the industrial giant Honeywell over 16 years, David Cote grew the company’s market capitalization from around $20 billion to nearly $120 billion, delivering returns of 800 percent and beating the S&P by nearly two and a half times. Currently, David is Executive Chairman of Vertiv Holdings Co, a global data center products and services provider. He is a member of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group and on the Boards of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Conference of Montreal.

    • 52 min
    Ep. 889: Steve Burns Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Ep. 889: Steve Burns Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    After a lifelong fascination with financial markets, Steve Burns started investing in 1993, and trading his own accounts in 1995. It was love at first trade. A natural teacher with a gift for cutting through the bull and making complex ideas simple, Steve took to blogging and social media by founding New Trader U in 2011. New Trader U has attracted hundreds of thousands of visits a month, becoming the go-to resource for people who want to build a strong trading foundation. New Trader U offers an extensive blog resource with more than 1,000 original articles, as well as online courses and best-selling books covering a variety of topics.
    Steve is one of my earliest guests on this show. I appreciate all of that early support and I enjoy watching how Steve has expanded. He has become one of the wisest and most successful users of social media in the investing space.
    In this episode of Trend Following Radio:
    Covid-19 Pandemic Social Media Content Social Media Platforms and Target Audience Entrepreneurial Time Book Publisher Trend Trading

    • 50 min
    Ep. 888: Joe Badaracco Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Ep. 888: Joe Badaracco Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    How to find clarity amid the turbulence of work and life?
    We all wish we had more time to pause and reflect about small decisions and big goals—and everything in between. But since we live and work in a vortex of tasks, meetings, decisions, and responsibilities, we rarely get the chance to step back.
    Harvard Business School professor Joseph Badaracco argues that you don’t need long periods of solitude and tranquility to reflect well. In fact, reflection can take place in the cracks and crevices of your very busy life, and these moments can help you understand your feelings, look at problems from different perspectives, focus on what really matters, and, ultimately, lead a better life.
    Building on candid interviews with over a hundred executives and professionals, as well as on the classic works of Marcus Aurelius, Michel de Montaigne, and Ignatius of Loyola, Badaracco offers simple, customizable principles and ideas for reflection that lend a gentle discipline to an otherwise nebulous process.
    Bio: Joseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the school’s MBA and Executive Education programs. He is the author of The Good Struggle, Defining Moments, and Leading Quietly.

    • 50 min
    Ep. 887: A Trend Following Firehose with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    Ep. 887: A Trend Following Firehose with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

    A Trend Following Firehose with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio.

    • 2 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
570 Ratings

570 Ratings

ShepherdingHeart ,

A Remarkable Podcast

This review is years overdue. My appologies.

Hands down, Michael's podcast is the best! His content, personality, and special guests create an experience that entertains as it makes you smarter.

Michael's book, "The Little Book of Trading" caught my attention when I was learning how to trade. I later learned he had a podcast. It might have been the first one I every listened to. Through the years, I have listened to more than I can remember. The one constant has been Trend Following. I have never taken it off of my rotation. He has the best overall program. Thank you for giving us your insight and the gift of your podcast. Remarkable!

Sincerley,

Eric

Steve Connell99 ,

Outstanding

Covel continues to put out content that is as strong and mindful as any in the game.

Liberty_Warrior ,

Always a great interview

Michael has fantastic and unique guests and always has a great interview. He has a different point of view, and this podcast is a enlightening listen.

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