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Down But Not Out (John Woods)
Episode 1220th July 2023 • Dugout CEO with Casey Cavell • Casey Cavell
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In this episode, we dive into a thought-provoking experience with John Woods, former investment advisor, exploring the lessons learned and valuable insights gained during a challenging time in his life and career.

Join us as we reflect on the importance of admitting mistakes, understanding their root causes, and moving forward.


  • The Power of Self-Reflection: Understanding the significance of admitting mistakes, learning from them, and embracing personal growth
  • The Temptation of Greed: Exploring how the desire for higher returns and chasing unrealistic investment expectations could lead people down a wrong path
  • Losing Focus and Chasing New Opportunities: Examining the pitfalls of diverting from one's core business, neglecting strengths, and underestimating the requirements of new ventures
  • The Grass is Greener Wherever You Water: Discussing the dangers of the "grass is always greener" mentality and the importance of nurturing and cultivating one's core business for sustainable success
  • Lessons for Entrepreneurs and Investors: Offering insights and practical advice for entrepreneurs and investors, such as staying focused on core business, maintaining diversified portfolios, seeking expertise, and evaluating the feasibility of proposed ventures

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