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Patrick McGinnis

Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist, writer, and speaker who has invested in leading companies in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. He is the creator and host of the hit podcast FOMO Sapiens, which is distributed by Harvard Business Review and has achieved over 2 million downloads. Patrick coined the term “FOMO” short for “Fear of Missing Out”, which was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013. He is also the creator of the term “FOBO” or “Fear of a Better Option” and has been featured as the creator of both terms in media outlets including the New York Times, The Financial Times, Boston Globe, Guardian, Inc. magazine, Cosmopolitan, and MSNBC. His TED Talk “How to Make Faster Decisions” was released in 2019.

May 20, 2020

Patrick McGinnis | Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelmi…

This episode breaks down our fear of better options, F.O.B.O, in an attempt to help our listeners become masters of decision-making in a world brimming with variety. We talk about the framework that Patrick has developed for this and hear …

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