Work and Life with Stew Friedman
About This Show
Welcome to the Work and Life Podcast with Stew Friedman -- bestselling author, celebrated professor at The Wharton School, and founder of Wharton's Work/Life Integration Project. Stew is widely recognized as the world's foremost authority on cultivating leadership from the point of view of the whole person.
On this podcast, Stew talks with a variety of experts -- leading researchers, progressive executives, policy advocates, inspiring educators, and more -- about how to cultivate harmony between work and the rest of your life; that is, your family, your community, and your private self (mind, body, and spirit).
Conversations in all Work and Life Podcast episodes are taken from broadcasts of Stew's Work and Life Radio Show, which airs weekly on SiriusXM 111, Business Radio Powered by Wharton. Tune in on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM Eastern.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Ep 86. Guy Spier: A Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment
5 days ago
Guy Spier is an investor based in Zurich. In June 2007 he made headlines by bidding US $650,100 with Mohnish Pabrai for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett. Since 1997 he has managed Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by, and styled after, the original 1950’s Buffett partnerships. Previously, Guy Spier worked as an investment banker in New York and as a management consultant in London and Paris. Spier is co-host of TEDxZurich and wrote The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom and Enlightenment.
In this episode, Guy and Stew talk about finding the courage to be honest at work and in one’s life. Guy discusses how the virtues of candor and how people are attracted to one’s ability to speak honestly about personal strengths and weaknesses. Drawing on a host of inspirations in his life, from ancient Greek literature to Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography, Guy describes his journey to self-discovery. For him, true success derives from our ability to reflect and learn from our backgrounds -- the real story of failures and achievements. Through introspection, we enable ourselves to traverse the long chain of incremental steps that lead to achieving goals that truly matter. Here is a transcript of Stew and Guy’s conversation.Read more »