Oct. 25, 2020

Episode 40: The Host's Interview

Episode 40: The Host's Interview

We’re switching things up for today’s episode in that I’ll be the one being interviewed. My background certainly isn’t yet as impressive as any of my guests. However, I thought it might be good to give my listeners a window into the host’s ba...


We’re switching things up for today’s episode in that I’ll be the one being interviewed. My background certainly isn’t yet as impressive as any of my guests. However, I thought it might be good to give my listeners a window into the host’s background and also share some of the insights I’ve gained from doing the podcast so far. One of my best friends Alberto Riveroll Usabiaga will be hosting today’s episode and it will flow similarly to other episodes. We’ll get into my upbringing on the seacoast of New Hampshire, the impact that tennis and martial arts has had on my life, my experience in private equity, and my takeaways so far from the podcast.

Timestamps

00:02:23 Why did I want to get interviewed?

00:04:25 Growing up in New Hampshire

00:06:03 Living with my dad

00:08:08 Influence of other family members

00:11:53 Playing sports and getting into tennis

00:16:17 How tennis has influenced who I am today

00:17:30 Martial arts and jiu-jitsu

00:22:37 Decision to go to Bentley University

00:25:55 How Bentley changed my mindset around business

00:27:10 Quick thoughts about going to college

00:28:50 Initial interest in private equity

00:34:43 Getting the job at Equality Asset Management (Equality)

00:38:20 Role at Equality

00:45:42 Should high stress work environments be tolerated?

00:47:43 When did I realize that lifestyle wasn't sustainable for me?

00:53:10 Advice for people thinking about going into private equity

00:55:20 Leaving Equality

01:01:18 Why did I start the podcast

01:05:05 Similarities amongst the people that I've interviewed

01:07:55 Habits that I've picked up from my podcast guests

01:10:46 Sense of privacy with the podcast

01:13:57 Sense of responsibility to my listeners

01:15:00 My daily routine

01:16:30 What does my near future look like?

01:17:45 My interest in human performance

01:20:00 Some driving forces that stand out to me

01:21:45 My driving force