< Nota - Show Notes for The Tim Ferriss Show - Episode: #702: Morgan Housel — Contrarian Money and Writing Advice, Three Simple Goals to Guide Your Life, Journaling Prompts, Choosing the Right Game to Play, Must-Read Books, and More
View notes for Podcast: The Tim Ferriss Show
Oct 31, 2023

#702: Morgan Housel — Contrarian Money and Writing Advice, Three Simple Goals to Guide Your Life, Journaling Prompts, Choosing the Right Game to Play, Must-Read Books, and More

Morgan Housel (@morganhousel) is a partner at The Collaborative Fund. His book The Psychology of Money has sold more than three million copies and has ...  been translated into 53 languages. 

He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and winner of the New York Times Sidney Award. In 2022, MarketWatch named him one of the 50 most influential people in markets. He serves on the board of directors at Markel. 

Morgan’s new book is Same As Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes. You can find my first, widely popular interview with Morgan at tim.blog/morganhousel.

Please enjoy!
Podcast Guest: Morgan Housel

Same as Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes

From the author of the international blockbuster, THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MONEY, a powerful new tool to unlock one of life’s most challenging puzzles. A book by Morgan Housel.

‎The Morgan Housel Podcast

The Morgan Housel Podcast -- timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness.
Apple Podcasts

The Psychology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness

Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and teaches you how to make better sense of one of life’s most important topics.

Warren Buffett on Snickers

Warren Buffett explains why he thinks that snickers is the most dominant candy bar brand on the market.

Motley Fool: Pundits pandering your wealth away

Pundits love to pander about what an election means for your investments.

Morgan Housel on Twitter/X

Give @collabfund a Follow!

6 things you (probably) didn't know about the world's oldest writing system

Cuneiform is an ancient writing system that was first used in around 3400 BC. Distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, cuneiform script is the oldest form of writing in the world, first appearing even earlier than Egyptian hieroglyphics.

The Serenity Prayer

The Serenity Prayer God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at ...

What Is Stoicism? A Definition & 9 Stoic Exercises To Get You Started

For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: Stoicism. It's a philosophy designed to make us more resilient, happier, more virtuous and more wise-and as a result, better people, better parents and better professionals.
Daily Stoic

Stoicism for Modern Stresses: 5 Lessons from Cato

Julius Caesar wanted to end him. George Washington wanted to be him. And for two thousand years, he was a singular subject of plays, poetry, and paintings, with admirers as diverse as Benjamin Franklin, the poet Dante, and the Stoic emperor Marcus Aurelius. Yet, for all that, you've probably never heard of him...
Daily Stoic

Morgan Housel on Writing

If you expect growth hacks to go viral, you will be disappointed. Housel claims to have no formula. He says he doesn’t even know what each post will be about when he starts.

The Swooper/Basher Dichotomy

While reading Kurt Vonnegut's novel recently, I noted he classified writers into two groups: Swoopers and Bashers. He said women tend to be swoopers and men tend to be bashers, adding, "Someone should look into this."

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Written with a unique insider’s viewpoint, this is a rollicking, quintessentially American history as remarkable as the family it so vividly captures.

Financial Advice for My New Son

You'll care about this one day.
The Motley Fool

Die With Zero: Getting All You Can from Your Money and Your Life

Die with Zero presents a startling new and provocative philosophy as well as practical guide on how to get the most out of your money—and out of your life.

Why The 3rd Generation Always Destroy A Family Business

Are you familiar with the Chinese proverb, 富不过三代? Roughly translated, it means "You can only keep wealth in the family for three generations." I experienced the key reason why this proverb is true across cultures while attempting to buy from a local farmer's market: Apathy.

Be Here Now

Be Here Now, by Ram Dass is a vehicle for sharing the true message, and a guide to self-determination.

Experts Say the 'New Normal' in 2025 Will Be Far More Tech-Driven, Presenting More Big Challenges

A plurality of experts think sweeping societal change will make life worse for most people. Still, a portion believe things will be better in a 'tele-everything' world.

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

Here is the book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

How Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Explains Human Motivation

Maslow's hierarchy of needs describes five levels of needs that motivate human nature. Learn more about the pyramid of needs and why it matters.

The Year of Living Biblically

One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

Official Episode Page

Access additional show notes from this podcast episode with Morgan Housel here at tim.blog