In this podcast you will learn -

  • The real story behind the term ‘FOMO’.

  • Negotiating with the ‘Fear of Better Opportunity’.

  • Navigating through global crisis by pivoting and reimagining career paths.

  • The power of sharing interesting ideas.


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    How Author and Investor Patrick J. McGinnis Invented the Term ‘FOMO’

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Patrick J,. McGinnis is an international venture capitalist and the author of Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice.  Patrick coined the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), as well as the related term FOBO (Fear of Better Opportunity) in a 2004 article in the student newspaper of Harvard Business School.  FOMO has since been added to the dictionary and FOBO has become an increasingly popular framework to describe choice paralysis. More at