The One Percent Show with Vishal Khandelwal
An open-ended exploration into the minds of the wisest people around to help us learn to think, invest, and live each day a little, as little as one percent, better.
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Ep. 30: Shyam Sekhar on the Role of Mentors, Investment Philosophy, and Mastering the Long Game of Investing
Shyam Sekhar is the Chief Ideator and Founder of iThought Financial Consulting, which he founded in 2008 and which provides financial planning and portfolio management services to investors. In this episode, Shyam talks about the importance of getting the right mentors and creating an investment philosophy, playing the long game, self-growth, #investing lessons from #entrepreneurship, and much more.
Ep. 29: Rohit Chauhan on Difficulties of Compounding, Life’s True Riches, and Power of Investing Simplicity
Rohit Chauhan is the founder of RC Capital Management, and one of the first individuals in India to start a blog dedicated to serious investing way back in 2004. In this episode, Rohit talks about his best investing decision made 10 years back, reasons why compounding is so hard to practice, power of simplicity in life and investing, life’s true riches that go beyond money, journaling, power of meditation, and much more.
Ep. 28: Swanand Kelkar on the Purpose of Life, Dealing with Boring Nothingness, and Playing the Long Game
Swanand Kelkar is Managing Partner at Breakout Capital. In his earlier roles, Swanand worked at Fidelity, HSBC and an India affiliate of Deloitte before joining Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2007, where he worked for 14 years, rising to managing director, overseeing a roughly $3 billion portfolio. In this episode, Swanand talks about his sabbatical experiences, importance of playing the long game in life and investing, the equation of happiness and how to maximize the outcome, meditation, and much more.
Ep. 27: Nilesh Shah on the Transformation of India, Lifelong Learning, and the Importance of Humility in Investing
Nilesh Shah is the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company. He has over 31 years of experience in capital markets and has managed funds across equity, fixed income and real estate for Indian and global investors. In this episode, Nilesh talks about the transformation of India, lifelong learning, importance of humility in investing, spirituality, and much more.
Ep. 26: Annie Duke on Why Life is Like Poker, Anatomy of Decision Making, and the Power of Quitting
Annie Duke is author, corporate speaker, and consultant in the decision-making space. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world. She is author of multiple wonderful books, including Thinking in Bets, How We Decide, and her latest being Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away. In this episode, Annie talks about why life is like poker and not chess, how to make sound decisions, the power of quitting, and much more.
Ep. 25: Guy Spier on the India Opportunity, Long Term Investing, and the Power of Checklists
Guy Spier is the founder and investment manager at Aquamarine Capital, and author of The Education of a Value Investor, which is one of the best books I have read about someone’s personal journey in life, business, and investing. In this episode, we talk about Guy’s idea of investing in stocks for the long term, power of using investment checklists, the India opportunity, and much more.
Ep. 24: Vitaliy Katsenelson on Thoughtful Arrogance, Stoicism, and Having Soul in the Game
Vitaliy Katsenelson is a value investor and CEO of Investment Management Associates. He is also the author of Soul in the Game: The Art of a Meaningful Life. In this episode, we discuss his journey as a value investor, how investors can practice thoughtful arrogance to make sound investing decision, the idea of being a student of life, stoicism, what having soul in the game really means, and much more.
Ep. 23: PD Mangan on Reverse Ageing, Diet and Exercise, and Solution to the Epidemic of Chronic Diseases
P.D. Mangan is a health & fitness coach, and anti-aging specialist. In this episode, we discuss about the critical subject of health, PD’s own health transformation journey over the past few years and the biggest lessons he has to offer to anyone who wants to be healthy.
Ep. 22: Kalpen Parekh on Financial Freedom, Universal Truths of Investing, and the Idea of Lifelong Learning
Kalpen Parekh is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of DSP Mutual Fund. In this episode, we talk about the universal truths of stock investing, process vs outcome in money management, importance of lifelong learning, and much more.
Ep. 21: William Green on Charlie Munger, Good Parenting, and Secrets of a Happy and Abundant Life
William Green is the author of “Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World’s Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life”. In this episode, we talk about why life is more than being shrewd in wealth accumulation, impact of Charlie Munger on William’s life, Mensch Effect and the secret of real happiness, if getting richer can make you happier, and much more.
Ep. 20: Nick Maggiulli on Biggest Lies in Personal Finance, Feeling Rich, and the Role of Luck in Investing
Nick Maggiulli is the creator of Of Dollars And Data and author of ‘Just Keep Buying’ where he crunches numbers to answer the biggest questions in personal finance and investing, while providing the reader with proven ways to build wealth the right way. In this episode, we talk about the biggest lies told in personal finance, the idea of feeling rich, role of luck in investing, and much more.
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Ep. 19: Ian Cassel on Microcap Investing, Dealing with Self-Doubt, and the Secret of Happiness
Ian Cassel is a professional microcap investor and chief investment officer of Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management. In this episode, we talk about microcap investing, judging management quality, process vs outcome, empathy, secrets of Ian’s happiness, and much more.
Ep. 18: Kuntal Shah on Market Cycles, Lessons from Financial History, and Twelve Equations of Life
Kuntal Shah is Partner at Oaklane Capital, Co-Founder at Needl.ai, and a Board member at Flame University. In this episode, we talk about the importance of understanding stock market cycles, lessons from financial history, twelve equations of life, and much more.
Ep. 17 – Guy Spier on Warren Buffett’s Annual Meeting and the Power of Your Social Network
Guy Spier is founder and investment manager at Aquamarine Capital, and author of The Education of a Value Investor. This episode contains just one question from my side and then Guy’s lessons from visiting Warren Buffett’s Berkshire’s Annual Meeting every year and the power that our social network has on us.
Ep. 16 – Rajeev Thakkar on Investing Character, Lifelong Learning, and Building an Antifragile Life
Rajeev Thakkar is Chief Investment Officer and Director at PPFAS Asset Management. In this episode, Rajeev talks about developing a sound investing character, lifelong learning, building an antifragile life, and much more.
Ep. 15 – Guy Spier on Finding Your North Star, Reciprocity, and the Power of Compounding Goodwill
Guy Spier is founder and investment manager at Aquamarine Capital, and author of The Education of a Value Investor, one of the best books I have read about someone’s personal journey in life, business, and investing. In this episode, we talk about Guy’s ideas of finding your North Star, compounding goodwill, the immense power of reciprocity, and much more.
Ep. 14 – Arnold Van Den Berg on Constructing a Good Life and the Power of Subconscious Mind
Arnold Van Den Berg is the Chairman and CEO of Century Management and among the best investors in the world. In this episode, we talk about Arnold’s 80+ years experience in winning a losing hand, constructing a good life, and the power of subconscious mind.
Ep. 13 – Ramesh Damani on Focus, Backing Up Your Truck, and Lessons from the Wizards of Dalal Street
Ramesh Damani is a member of the Bombay Stock Exchange and one of the most successful, well-read and erudite investors in India. In this episode, we talk about the importance of focus in investing, backing up your truck, his key lessons from the wizards of Dalal Street, and much more.
Ep. 12 – Sankaran Naren on Market Cycles, Common Sense, and Art of Being a Contrarian Investor
Sankaran Naren is the Chief Investment Officer at ICICI Prudential AMC, and among the most respected names in the Indian fund industry. Among other things, in this episode, we talk about his idea of contrarian investing, the challenges he has faced over the years and key lessons learned.
Ep. 11 – Monika Halan on Money Mantras, Biggest Financial Regrets, and Handling Life’s Real Wealth Well
Monika Halan is one of the rare voices of sanity in the Indian personal finance space and author of the best-selling book Let’s Talk Money. In this episode, we talk about the key foundational lessons on money, women and money – what needs to change, key money mantras for a balanced financial life, and much more.
Ep. 10 – Barry Ritholtz on Survivorship Bias, Thinking Independently, and Creating Meaning in Life
Barry Ritholtz is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management. He is also the creator and host of Masters in Business, the most popular podcast on Bloomberg Radio. In this episode, we talk about using life’s deficits as superpowers, lessons for young people wanting to enter finance, most important mantra for investors, and much more.
Ep. 9 – Samit Vartak on Success vs Happiness and the Art of Managing Other People’s Money
Samit Vartak is the Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of SageOne Investment Managers. Samit talks about success vs happiness, Vedanta philosophy, his stock research process, and the art of managing other people’s money.
Ep. 8 – Harsh Mariwala on Risk-Taking, Dealing with Failures, and Building a Sound Corporate Culture
Harsh Mariwala is the Founder and Chairman of Marico, the iconic Indian home-grown MNC. Mr. Mariwala talks about building the right corporate culture, business opportunities in India, and developing ability to take risks and deal with failures.
Ep. 7 – Saurabh Mukherjea on Compounding, Wealth Creation, and Seizing the India Opportunity
Saurabh Mukherjea is the Founder and CIO of Marcellus Investment Managers and author of notable books like Coffee Can Investing and Diamonds in the Dust. Saurabh talks about the opportunities in investing in India and the wealth creation that lies ahead for those prepared to benefit from the same.
Ep. 6 – Sanjay Bakshi on Teaching, Spirituality, and Dealing with Uncertainties in Life and Investing
Prof. Sanjay Bakshi is the Managing Partner at ValueQuest Capital and one of India’s best-recognized finance professors. Among other things, we talk about the idea of being a teacher, spirituality, and dealing with uncertainties in life and investing.
Ep. 5 – Morgan Housel on Seeking Simplicity in a Complex World
Morgan Housel is a partner at Collaborative Fund and author of The Psychology of Money. Among other things, Morgan shares his idea of writing, key lessons he learned from his parents and the ones he wishes to pass on to his kids, the most important thing money can buy, and practicing simplicity in a complex world.
Ep. 4 – Mohnish Pabrai on Reinventing Yourself
Mohnish Pabrai is the founder and Managing Partner of Pabrai Investment Funds. Among lessons on life, investing, decision making, and taking risks, Mohnish talks about the biggest lessons he has learned from the people with whom he has been the closest in life – his father, Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Nick Sleep, and Guy Spier.
Ep. 3 – Radhika Gupta on Living a Brave Life
Radhika Gupta is the MD & CEO of Edelweiss Mutual Fund. She has often been ranked amongst India’s most powerful young women in business. She is also a writer, storyteller, public speaker, and ‘a girl on a mission.’ We cover a lot in this episode, about her life as a CEO, the challenges she has faced along the way, and her ideas for the young generation.
Ep. 2 – Vinod Sethi on Listening to Your Inner Voice
Vinod Sethi served as Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, until February 2001 and served as its Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for 12 years. We cover a lot in this episode, including listening to your inner voice, role of intuitive thinking in decision making, cultivating curiosity for lifelong learning, and much more.
Ep. 1 – Manish Chokhani on the Business of Life
Manish Chokhani is one of India’s most respected financial market experts. We cover a lot in this episode, and this conversation is going to teach all its listeners a lot about life than just thinking, learning, and investing.