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Ray Dalio

Raymond Dalio is is the founder, co-chair, and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates. He’s also the author of New York Times best seller Principles, A Template For Understanding Big Debt Crises, and Why and How Capitalism Needs to be Reformed. He is also a part of The Giving Pledge and is committed to philanthropy through The Dalio Foundation.

“I believe disagreement is the wellspring of great ideas and great companies – but only if you harness the conflict constructively.”

— Ray Dalio
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Ray Dalio, guest
November 26, 2019

Healthy debate, even argument, can shine a light on holes in a critical theory, it can stop a disaster from occurring, and it can lead you to discover radical new solutions. This is something legendary investor Ray Dalio knows. But there’s a difference between constructive and destructive conflict – and Dalio is a master at spotting the difference. In constructive conflict, a team has a shared goal, whether or not they have differing opinions. And this is the key to success. Cameo appearances: Steve Horgan (USA Field Hockey Director of Umpiring), Daniel Amen (psychiatrist, founder Amen Clinics).