The number one New Year’s resolution is to lose weight.
Neel Kashkari and Jamie Dimon have done it and there are many more traders, CEOs, and hedge fund managers who have done a great job losing weight despite demanding careers and junk food-filled offices.
What great guys to model your own New Year’s diet after!
Marcus had a weakness for Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
When his hedge fund MarcStone lost $65 million in 2001, Marcus vowed to make a comeback. He started a new hedge fund, M2, and lost 45 lbs.
Galorath, founder and CEO of software company Galorath Inc, stopped exercising after he was 40.
Then he ditched office snacks, started a 1,000 calorie/day diet and lost 100 pounds.
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Then he moved to the woods, started mountain biking, and lost 20 lbs.
Soon after Kyle Bass made his greatest trade to-date, shorting subprime a la John Paulson and the small bunch, Hayman Advisors' Kyle Bass lost a pretty significant amount of weight.
Congrats to him!
Then there's the ex Lehman CEO Dick Fuld, who doesn't need to diet.
He burns up every calorie using sheer, natural intensity. Execs used to order him a mid-morning snack to keep him going, ribs.
Everyone else - good luck and Happy New Year!
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