RWH030: From Poverty To Power w/ Arnold Van Den Berg

We Study Billionaires - The Investor’s Podcast Network

July 23, 2023

In this episode, William Green speaks with Arnold Van Den Berg, who spent the first years of his life in hiding during the Holocaust & overcame enormous obstacles to become a renowned investor. Here, Arnold shares practical tools, techniques, & principles that helped him gain control over his mind & body so he could lift himself out of poverty & depression. His mission: to guide & empower others on their journey toward happiness, success, & prosperity.


00:00 - Intro

06:09 - How this conversation fulfills Arnold Van Den Berg’s decades-old dream.

09:43 - How he began his career by collecting garbage & working in a gas station. 

12:35 - How a stranger’s kindness changed him forever.

21:01 - Why Arnold grew up believing he was dumb & was going nowhere.

39:35 - What he learned from his mother’s incredible courage in Auschwitz. 

52:33 - How he fell into a deep depression & rebounded from it.

1:03:27 - How self-hypnosis enabled him to change his beliefs.

1:11:45 - What resources can teach you to harness your subconscious mind.

1:19:50 - What techniques he uses to counter negative thoughts.

1:43:43 - How he nurtures his physical health.

2:07:59 - How to become happier by helping others & giving love.

2:13:20 - How to build & sustain positive habits.

2:23:15 - What gives Arnold the greatest joy.

Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences.



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