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The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Dec 30, 2020

Investing Lessons from Warren Buffett to the Great Literary Detectiv
Episode #443. Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA, senior portfolio manager at EquityCompass and author of the New York Times bestseller "The Warren Buffett Way," discusses his writing process, managing high active share portfolios, and hiring and firing portfolio managers.
Episode transcript: 
Topics discussed:
• 2:23 – How did you into the money management world?
• 3:33 – Writing career
• 6:13 – The writing process 
• 7:31 – A few highlights from the new book 
• 9:05 – What can investors learn from great literary detectives?
• 10:41 – The challenges of managing high active share portfolios 
• 13:51 – How can investors who are selecting active equity manager maximize their odds for success?
• 16:21 – How do you ensure that each day you become smarter and what roll does creativity play in your process?
• 18:32: - Books that you find yourself returning to or recommending?
• 20:33 – Luck vs. skill
• 23:40 – What do you think separates the best from the average investor?
• 24:30 – Wrap up questions
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