Greatness Machine Ep. #147- with Christopher Schelling and Darius Mirshahzadeh

Such a great conversation with my friend, Christopher! We covered a lot of things you need to know about investing, stocks, funds, and so much more. Don’t miss this awesome episode only on The Greatness Machine Live!


In this episode, Chris and I talked about:

Investing in funds
Stock market
Private and public equities
📌Meet Chris:

Christopher M. Schelling is an author, educator, and the Director of Alternative Investments for Venturi Private Wealth. With degrees in psychology, business, and finance, Chris is an expert at incorporating insights from behavioral finance into investment decision-making. He is also currently a contributing columnist for Institutional Investor and has authored over 60 articles on investing. As an institutional investor, Chris has allocated roughly $5 billion and met with over 3,500 managers across hedge funds, real assets, private credit, and private equity funds. Previously, Chris was Director of Private Equity at the Texas Municipal Retirement System, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at the Kentucky Retirement Systems, and an adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Kentucky.  Chris is also the author of Better than Alpha: Three Steps to Capturing Excess Returns in a Changing World.


📌Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at


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