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Trading Education Posted by Team Topstep November 7, 2019

How Mindset Can Help You Handle Failure with Gustavo Razzetti

Episode Summary:

Mistakes are inevitable, so why are we still so afraid of making them? On this week’s episode of Limit Up! Jeff talks to Gustavo Razzetti of Liberationist about why the fear of failure is so paralyzing. Gustavo offers up his tips for resetting your mindset and increasing your resiliency in the face of failure.

Full Show Notes:

In the high-stakes world of trading, it’s only a matter of time before you make a mistake. But high-achievers are notoriously bad at handling failure. Today’s guest, Gustavo Razzetti wants to change that. Gustavo stopped by to talk to Jeff about resetting your mindset so that you look at mistakes and failures as an opportunity to grow.Tune in to today’s episode as Gustavo offers up his best advice for dealing with failure and stay tuned for this week’s MARKet Reactions.

  • [00:16] – This week: Gustavo Razzetti
  • [01:19] – Market reaction
  • [06:14] – Trader documentary with Paul Tudor Jones
  • [08:08] – Jeff Carter interview with Gustavo Razzetti
    • [08:38] – Building positive culture with Liberationist
    • [09:52] – Why companies penalize mistakes
    • [10:49] – Getting over the fear of making mistakes
    • [15:36] – Asking about mistake policies
    • [17:46] – Core principles at Liberationist
    • [19:40] – The behaviors we reward and punish
    • [23:08] – Creating influence within a company
    • [25:58] – Decentralized autonomy
    • [28:22] – Change fitness
    • [32:46] – Grateful isn’t just thanking somebody
    • [37:53] – Improving mistake tolerance

Gustavo Razzetti is the CEO of Liberationist, a consultancy that helps purpose-driven organizations make positive change. His human-centered approach liberates the best version of leaders and their teams. Razzetti has more than 20 years of experience transforming human behavior at the intersection of neuroscience, design thinking, mindfulness, and creativity.Gustavo is the author of Stretch for Change, Stretch Your Mind, and Stretch Your Team. He is also a regular speaker and has facilitated hundreds of change workshops in the US, Europe, and Latin America. This episode of Limit Up! is hosted by Jeff Carter. Jeff is a general partner at West Loop Ventures. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He has consulted on the startup of several other angel groups. He is a former independent trader and member of the CME Board of Directors and was part of a small group that transformed CME from an open outcry exchange to the largest electronic exchange in the world. In 1998, CME was worth $182,134,000 in membership enterprise value. Today it’s worth $55 Billion.
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