15. Dr David Dugan on Mindsets, Goal Planning, Investment Strategies and Success

Wouldn’t it be great if you could learn from one of the greatest investing minds around? Well you’re in luck, in this weeks episode of the Get Invested podcast, you’ll get a chance to do just that. Dr. David Dugan has had a massively varied career, he has been a business mentor, navy commander, dentist, financial planner, mentor, coach, and is a highly successful investor.

We go in-depth on investing, what the ideal investments look like, how to handle and approach risk. You’ll also learn about how his experiences as a helped him cultivate his investing prowess, and how often the problem isn’t what we want but not taking the time figure out how to get there. He also shares with us why the planning stage of your goals can often be more important than the action that comes after it.

If that wasn’t enough, we also go over:

-A simple technique Dr. David Dugan uses to keep himself from hitting his goals
-How to always get the edge in any industry
-A way to plan your life that skyrockets your success
-The fundamental question that helps you map out your ideal lifestyle
-The one characteristic that separates the successful from the unsuccessful
-Why knowing your role can elevate your workflow
-Why tell people what you’re doing increases your chances of success
-Why you shouldn’t look for exciting investments
-Why being the best won’t necessarily make you the most successful
-The single best investment Dr. David Dugan ever made



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4. Hunter Leonard on Investing Your Resources Wisely and Making a Real Difference

Our focus is always on how to invest your resources to the greatest effect, but this particular installment of the Get Invested podcast comes in a noticeable shade of altruism. This is because my guest in this week’s show is Hunter Leonard. Hunter is the founder and CEO of Silver & Wise. He is known for helping large businesses with marketing strategy, including Bluescope Steel, NAB, Bendigo Bank, Melbourne Brick and many more. He is also the author of several acclaimed books, a successful businessman and someone with a sharp eye for giving back.

Sitting down with Hunter and picking his brain was a real pleasure. In our chat, we covered his early investments/career, how he thinks about money, definitions of success, how to allocate your resources, the productivity potential of older folks and the importance of giving back to your community.

Listen to the full episode to hear all this, plus:

  • Why an investment in yourself is often the most important one to make
  • The lessons and teachings of Hunter’s first business
  • Hunter’s advice to his 18-year-old self
  • Different perspectives on what it means to be successful
  • The difference between an ‘investor’ and an ‘outvestor’
  • What Hunter would do with 10 million dollars
  • The intangible benefits of altruistic work
  • Why so many people in Australia feel unfulfilled, and what they should do about it



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