Jason Hartman Foundation

Jason Hartman talks with Patri Friedman, Executive Director of The Seasteading Institute, about creating new countries using the seasteading technique. Patri discusses how the concept would work in today's environment and why it's not absurd to think of a country being created on the water. It's coming sooner than you expect.

Key Takeaways:

[1:44] What is seasteading?

[6:37] Why not just buy land from a country rather than doing everything out at sea?

[10:36] Patri's goal is seeing governments competing for citizens by treating them best

[14:13] How do you deal with security when you're in the middle of the ocean?

[18:34] What are these seasteads going to do for currency?

Website:

www.Seasteading.org

www.Twitter.com/Patrissimo

Direct download: YW_136_Patri_Friedman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Jason Hartman talks with Gabriel Weinberg, founder of DuckDuckGo and author of Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Customer Growth and Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models, about how you can use some of the mental models to help you achieve the returns you desire. They also touch on the problem of achieving privacy in today's world and how DuckDuckGo helps in that.

Key Takeaways:

[1:45] What is Super Thinking?

[6:17] The Mental Model of Forcing Function

[10:08] The model fo Deliberate Practice

[14:58] Beware of Hindsight Bias

[18:46] To really get outsized returns you need to make a bet on the future

Website:

www.SuperThinking.com

www.Twitter.com/Yegg

Direct download: YW_137_Gabriel_Weinberg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:38am EDT

After giving a quick update on his cruise travels, Jason Hartman talks with Taylor St Germain, economic analyst at ITR Economics, about why lower interest rates haven't spurred the higher end housing market. The two also discuss what indicators Taylor looks at to get a gauge on the economy and the impact tariffs have had and may still have yet to come.

Key Takeaways:

[1:26] Are lower interest rates good news for cyclical markets or are they just too overpriced?

[5:53] The rise in wages has helped the economy but it's not changing the overall trend or forecasts

[9:51] Why are housing starts so important?

[14:56] ITR's concerns with the tariffs currently being put in place

[19:12] More tariffs could potentially put us in a recession, so be very careful if we see more coming

Website:

www.ITREconomics.com

Direct download: YW_136_Taylor_Germain.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Jason Hartman talks with Andres Pira, CEO of Blue Horizon Developments, Managing Director of Phuket Condos & Homes and author of the book Homeless to Billionaire – The 18 Principles of Wealth Attraction and Creating Unlimited Opportunity, about his journey through real estate investing and how he reached this point in his career. Andres explains the importance of giving before expecting and how that will help you succeed in business and life.

Key Takeaways:

[1:48] Andres' path through the real estate world

[6:06] You have to take risks in life, so just make sure you consider the worst case scenario and whether you can bounce back from it

[9:40] Vibrational giving: give out first, then good things will come later

[14:49] Stop trying to win deals and make them win-win

Website:

www.AndresPira.com

Direct download: YW_135_Andres_Pira.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

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