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13 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Peter Buffett. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Peter Buffett, often where they are interviewed.

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13 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Peter Buffett. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Peter Buffett, often where they are interviewed.

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#12 Peter Buffett: A Rebirth Moment

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Peter Buffett is a musician, author, philanthropist and co-president of NoVo Foundation. With his varied background, he presents his thoughts on “What could possibly go right?” including:

  • That we are in a rebirth moment, though this beauty and change can be a painful process.
  • That we are “a species out of context” and the pandemic is changing our relationship to education, food, neighbors; everything is up for grabs.
  • That homeschooling has children and parents alike reconsidering what education and learning can be.
  • That there’s a rising wider awareness around the inequality of many systems. 
  • That those with privilege should be listening closely to others with fewer opportunities and move resources towards new imaginative spaces and a more equitable world.
  • That in considering the question of “What could possibly go right?”, we need to think about whose version of “right” we’re looking at.
  • That we need to hold space for vulnerability and recognition that we are all flawed human beings, working to heal from backgrounds with ancestral trauma - a beautiful but slow and sometimes painful process.

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Jul 23 2020 · 26mins
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Peter Buffett – Finding Your Note - [Invest Like the Best, EP.153]

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My guest today is Peter Buffett. Peter is a musician, composer, author, and philanthropist. Peter is an Emmy Award winner, New York Times best-selling author and co-chair of the NoVo Foundation. We discuss music, community, philanthropy, and finding one's note in life. This is a very different episode much more about life in general, with no business or investing discussed. Like his father Warren, Peter has the gene for phrasing ideas in memorable ways, and I think you’ll find many great phrases in this chat that will stick with you. I’ve been thinking about Peter's idea making sure those in your life are safe, seen, and celebrated ever since our chat.

Please enjoy.

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Show Notes

1:27 - (First Question) – Welcome and small talk

1:35 – Why Peter is in Kingston and how it plays into his foundation work

4:01 – How moving from the city to the country changed Peter

6:27 – Seeing connections vs living abstractions

7:30 – What is the Nova Foundation

11:03 – Historical points that inform his views

13:51 – Identifying qualitative negative side effects and which ones they are attacking

17:51 – What makes for effective community 

20:22 – Linkage between consumption and individualism

23:55 – The cultivation of work ethic, curiosity, and education

            23:57 – Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment

27:22 – Early exploration of his curiosity

32:26 – What has music taught Peter about music that is unique to that experience

34:26 – Most memorable question a person has asked Peter at his concert and conversation series

36:46 – What makes for good relationships, in particular marriage

42:03 – What keeps people from putting in the work into a relationship

45:11 – What he has learned about being a good friend

46:29 – How does one person have a relationship with a large community

49:21 – Dark sides of the philanthropic world

            49:54 – The Charitable-Industrial Complex

53:21 – Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America

55:55 – What one spot would he send everyone to learn

57:48 – Traumas and helping people find their note

            57:49 – The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

            1:00:38 – How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

1:02:24 – What is he most interested in right now: how to best use Nova’s funds

1:04:45 – Lessons from family

1:07:22 – Kindest thing anyone has done for Peter

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For more episodes go to InvestorFieldGuide.com/podcast

Sign up for the book club, where you’ll get a full investor curriculum and then 3-4 suggestions every month at InvestorFieldGuide.com/bookclub

Follow Patrick on twitter at @patrick_oshag

Jan 07 2020 · 1hr 9mins
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ep. 70 - Peter Buffett

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Peter Buffett has an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years as an Emmy Award winning musician, composer, philanthropist and author. He began his career as the musical mind behind many of the early MTV bumpers of the '80s, and the climactic crescendo in the memorable "Fire Dance" scene in 1990's Oscar winning film Dances with Wolves.

Peter is the co-president of the NoVo Foundation and co-chair of its Board of Directors. In partnership with his wife, Jennifer, he helps to guide NoVo’s vision, strategic mission, and program development. The NoVo Foundation focuses it's efforts in four key areas: Working sysetmically, they invest in the world's largest under-valued asset by Advancing Adolescent Girls' Rights; Ending Violence Against Girls and Women; Advancing Social and Emotional Learning; and Promoting Local Living Economies.

Buffett's inspiring book, Life Is What You Make It, has been translated in over 15 languages and has sold nearly half a million copies worldwide. Described by former President Bill Clinton as "a wise and inspiring book that should be required reading for every young person seeking to find his or her place in the world" Life Is What You Make It is about following one's passions over conventions, taking up the reins of your destiny, and living life to the fullest.
Jun 30 2017 · 35mins
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Peter Buffett: Musician, Philanthropist And Yes, Warren's Son

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When you're the son of one of the richest people on earth, what does that do to your sense of self? Hear about Peter Buffett's new album, Songs In The Current, what philanthropic cause resonates with him the most and how his father's relationship to work and money kept the family grounded.
Apr 25 2017 · 47mins
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Skepticality #284 - Son of a Buffett - Interview: Peter Buffett

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This episode Derek sits down with Peter Buffett, the son of the famous investor, Warren Buffett. Peter became famous not for his investing and banking skills but for his work in music and composing. He and his wife now run a non-profit charity, NoVo, which works to empower women and girls as the primary agents of change throughout the world. Find out more about what it was like to grow up as a Buffett, and more about how he and his wife decided to spend so much of their time, money, and effort focusing on the rights and conditions for women around the world.

Mar 15 2017 · 1hr 10mins
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Peter Buffett – What is it like to be the son of the richest man on Earth?

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Peter Buffett - What's it like to be the son of the richest man on Earth? This week we interview Peter Buffett, youngest son of the "Oracle of Omaha" and once dubbed "richest man on Earth", Warren Buffett.  In this interview we ask Peter what it was like to have a household name as a father, what advice did his dad pass along to him, how did the shadow of his last name affect his childhood, and what went on behind the scenes at the Buffett family dinners. This unique upbringing and lessons learned are the foundation for his New York Times Bestselling book, Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment. Additionally, we discuss his esteemed music career which includes winning an Emmy Award and composing the most famous scene in the film Dances with Wolves.
Peter Buffett has an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years as an Emmy Award winning musician, composer, philanthropist and author. He began his career as the musical mind behind many of the early MTV bumpers of the '80s, and the climactic crescendo in the memorable "Fire Dance" scene in 1990's Oscar winning film Dances with Wolves.
Peter is the co-president of the NoVo Foundation and co-chair of its Board of Directors. In partnership with his wife, Jennifer, he helps to guide NoVo's vision, strategic mission, and program development.
Buffett's inspiring book, Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment, has been translated into over 15 languages and has sold nearly half a million copies worldwide. Described by former President Bill Clinton as "a wise and inspiring book that should be required reading for every young person seeking to find his or her place in the world" Life Is What You Make It is about following one's passions over conventions, taking up the reins of your destiny, and living life to the fullest.
"The secret to my dads success is his ability to be dispassionate or unemotional. He is incredibly rational - he doesn't allow his emotions to play any role in his decision making."
-Peter Buffet
Quotes from Peter: 
What we learn in this episode:
Is Warren Buffett a ruthless businessman? 
When did Peter know his home life was abnormal? 
How do you find your path to fulfillment?
How did Peter end up writing the score for the "Fire Scene" in Dances With Wolves?
Resources:
Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment
http://www.peterbuffett.com/ http://novofoundation.org/
Dec 02 2014 · 57mins
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Part 2 of my conversation with Peter Buffett: “If you don’t have a way to speak to ordinary Americans, you’re not in the game.”

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Picking up where the short introductory excerpt left off, this next segment from our long conversation finds Peter Buffett and myself discussing the influence that growing up Midwestern had on both of us, and how these early experiences of community have shaped—for the better (we hope)!—the way we each try to talk about systemic challenges and solutions.

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Feb 06 2014 ·
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A preview of my conversation with Peter Buffett

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The following segment is an excerpt and preview of a conversation that took place between myself and Peter Buffett: composer, chairman of the NOVO Foundation, and son of investor Warren Buffett. Peter’s op-ed last year in the New York Times on the “charitable industrial complex”—retweeted over 8000 times and liked and shared by over a hundred thousand people on Facebook—was not only a stunning and unexpected indictment of the philanthropic status quo, but a bold call to imagine a new economy. This latter aspect—Peter’s demand for, as he put it, “concepts that shatter current structures and systems that have turned much of the world into one vast market”—led to the conversation excerpted here, when I sat down with Peter at the close of 2013 for a discussion of systemic crisis and the possibility of hope. The full conversation will appear soon.

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Jan 14 2014 ·
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Rerun of Episode 69 - Special Bonus Episode - Peter Buffett

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You missed this one. We know you did, because we've been watching the numbers. No worries; we did it at an odd day and time, so it was easy to miss. Here's the thing, though: it was too good for us to let you miss it. So rather than leave it on the shelf, we've decided to go ahead and re-run it this week. Trust us...you'll be glad you didn't miss it after all. No need to say thank you...just send wine. :-)
Here's what you missed: 
Join Jerry and Jackie as we do a special Tuesday episode of the Powder Keg of Awesome with special guest Peter Buffett!
Emmy Award-winning musician Peter Buffett has an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years as a professional musician, composer, philanthropist and author.
Buffett's latest venture is his inspiring book, Life Is What You Make It. The title, now available in paperback, has been translated in over 15 languages and has sold nearly half a million books worldwide. Personal and revealing, instructive and intuitive, Life Is What You Make It is about following passions over conventions, transcending your circumstances or status, taking up the reins of your destiny, and living life to its fullest.
Feb 06 2013 · 58mins
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Episode 69 - Peter Buffett

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Join Jerry and Jackie as we do a special Tuesday episode of the Powder Keg of Awesome with special guest Peter Buffett!
Emmy Award-winning musician Peter Buffett has an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years as a professional musician, composer, philanthropist and author. 
Buffett's latest venture is his inspiring book, Life Is What You Make It. The title, now available in paperback, has been translated in over 15 languages and has sold nearly half a million books worldwide. Personal and revealing, instructive and intuitive, Life Is What You Make It is about following passions over conventions, transcending your circumstances or status, taking up the reins of your destiny, and living life to its fullest.
Jan 29 2013 · 58mins
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