RWH027: High-Quality Investing w/ Christopher Begg

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In this episode, William Green chats with hedge fund manager Christopher Begg, who is the CEO, Chief Investment Officer, & co-founder of East Coast Asset Management. Chris is also a revered professor at Columbia Business School, where he teaches the Security Analysis class that was originally taught by Warren Buffett’s mentor, Ben Graham. Here, Chris shares powerful lessons on how to identify high-quality businesses & build a life that’s defined by a commitment to quality.



IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

00:00 - Intro

03:54- How Chris Begg came to teach an investing class originally taught by Ben Graham.

10:29 - What Chris learned from his ten fireside chats with Berkshire Hathaway’s Todd Combs.

13:17 - What Buffett & Munger taught Chris about focusing on a few great businesses.

17:58 - How he finds undervalued stocks by asking, “Where are the clouds today?”

26:55 - Why he’s bullish on Meta & Google, despite an array of perceived threats.

36:09 - How he identifies great businesses by seeking 8 layers of competitive advantage.

47:13 - How to succeed through “persistent incremental progress eternally repeated.”

1:00:01 - Why investors can’t afford to ignore a company’s impact on the environment.

1:06:40 - Why consistent kindness is a potent ingredient of success, helping to build trust.

1:15:22 - How Chris gains an edge by continuously compounding his interdisciplinary knowledge.

1:32:17 - What he’s learned about the pursuit of excellence from surfing with Josh Waitzkin.

1:40:48 - Why Chris structures his workday to include meditation & contemplation.

1:50:46 - What studying Andrew Carnegie—once the world’s richest person—has taught him.

1:53:40 - Why Chris believes that the world is headed in a better direction.



Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences.



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