Category: Investors

TEDx: Risky Business Becomes a Little Less Risky

Kari spoke at the TEDx Beacon Street event this year about how everyone can better think about risk-taking in their own lives. Watch the new (edited) video below and visit TEDx Beacon Street to see additional videos of other presenters from this year’s event.

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Video: Kari Firestone at TEDx Beacon Street

This past Saturday, Kari Firestone was a speaker at the annual TEDx Beacon Street Event. TEDx Beacon Street is an independently organized TED talk whereby local communities can hold their own TED events and introduce the TED experience to a wider audience. You can watch the video of her performance below.  

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Kari Firestone Speaks at TEDx Beacon Street

This past Saturday, Kari Firestone was a speaker at the annual TEDx Beacon Street Event. TEDx Beacon Street is an independently organized TED talk whereby local communities can hold their own TED events and introduce the TED experience to a wider audience. Kari spoke about the tenets of Sensible Risk-Taking and how we can apply…

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What We Can Learn From The Election

Thoughts from Aureus CEO Kari Firestone: We cannot trust polls, surveys, or predictions.  How does that translate to my business, investments, which is totally based on aligning expectations with prices? We need to be more skeptical about predictions we hear from Wall Street, from corporations, and, of course, from pollsters.  The most surprising thing about…

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HBR: Questioning Claims That Are Too Good to Be True

This article was originally posted on The Harvard Business Review’s website. By Kari Firestone One of the tenets of sensible risk taking is to be skeptical of promises and projections. Yet this is hard to do in practice. We’re surrounded by people (and companies) exaggerating their skills or knowledge or features — and we’re often…

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Richer Life Lab Podcast featuring Kari Firestone

Kari joined the Richer Life Lab podcast to talk about her book “Even the Odds” with Laura D. Adams. Laura and Kate explore with Karen how to assess risk around money, career and relationships. In addition, their website has a few tips and some advice for taking risk sensibly. Listen to the podcast on their website…

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How to Rely on Our Knowledge if We Misjudge What We Know

By Karen Firestone One of the tenets of sensible risk taking, the topic of my recent book, “Even the Odds,” is relying on own knowledge and experience.   The more I describe that principle, the more I realize that it needs a footnote. Often, we do not have a solid grasp on what we do and…

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Podcast: How to Be Smarter About Risk

Kari was recently interviewed on the podcast “How Do We Fix It” to talk about how to be smarter in the risks you take in your life. Listen to her on the podcast by clicking the link below. How Do We Fix It with Karen Firestone

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