Jacqueline Novogratz – Investing in Dignity and Character – [Invest Like the Best, EP.195]

( 26:11)– The idea of conformity traps.

( 4:29)– Every child has a humiliated experience and the influence on their life.

( 6:55)– The origin of Acumen.

( 2:29)– (First question)– Where the idea of the blue sweater originated from for her book..

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Our conversation touches on how Jacqueline left Wall Street and ended up beginning a micro finance bank in Rwanda, how she believes about investing in character, how creating self-respect plays such a significant role in her financial investments, and how organizations and governments can work together to fix the worlds most difficult problems. It is a bit of a departure from my regular investing discussions however contains effective lessons for numerous investors and builders.

( 42:48)– Impediments to purchasing worldwide issues.

( 11:59)– How the markets have altered through the lens of Acumen.

( 17:04)– Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World.

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( 2:44)– The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World.

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( 49:11)– Kindest thing anyone has done for her.

( 21:50)– The space between federal government action and market action.

( 29:29)– The lens of ethical creativity.

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My guest today is Jacqueline Novogratz. Our discussion touches on how Jacqueline left Wall Street and ended up starting a micro financing bank in Rwanda, how she believes about investing in character, how producing self-respect plays such a major role in her financial investments, and how federal governments and companies can work together to fix the worlds hardest problems. It is a bit of a departure from my normal investing conversations however includes powerful lessons for lots of investors and contractors.

( 30:32)– The value of brining self-respect to others.

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( 35:09)– Entrepreneurial abilities she sees beyond the United States that we lack here.

( 16:59)– The obstacles of starting.

( 10:42)– Why character is such an essential investing filter for her.

( 39:38)– Biggest issues around the world she has an interest in taking on.

( 19:46)– Embracing the idea of being unpleasant and an example for her.