RWH026: Wealth & Health w/ Jason Karp

RWH026: Wealth & Health w/ Jason Karp

Update: 2023-04-237
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In this episode, William Green talks with Jason Karp, a prodigiously talented investor & entrepreneur whom he also profiled in his book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier.” Jason founded Tourbillon Capital Partners, where he managed $4.5 billion. He then quit the hedge fund business & created HumanCo, a holding company that invests in the health & wellness sector. Here, he speaks with extraordinary candor about his relentless quest for financial & professional success, & how his obsession with overachievement almost destroyed him.


IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

00:00 - Intro

04:27 - How Jason Karp switched from underachiever to “hyper-neurotic overachiever.”

09:32 - How his obsession with productivity devastated his health.

25:01 - How he transformed his health, healing diseases that seemed incurable.

35:34 - What he learned about how to eat well for health & longevity.

53:13 - Why it’s helpful to “confuse your body” with random stressors.

54:32 - How the best investors succeed by deferring gratification.

1:09:17 - How Jason simplifies his life to reduce the impact of “decision fatigue.”

1:13:37 - How he designed his hedge fund’s offices to promote productivity & good health.

1:25:08 - What’s helped him most in dealing with his mental health challenges.

1:25:25 - How he came to be suicidally depressed at the pinnacle of his investment career.

1:28:24 - How he thinks about money, family, happiness, & fulfillment.

1:29:24 - Why founding a health & wellness conglomerate brought him a new level of joy.


Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences.


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RWH026: Wealth & Health w/ Jason Karp

RWH026: Wealth & Health w/ Jason Karp