Patrick McGinnis

Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice

Patrick McGinnis

Talk: Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice

International venture capitalist Patrick J. McGinnis discusses his book "Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice". Patrick McGinnis has been thinking about FOMO for seventeen years―and he has a solution: decision-making. Learning to weigh the costs and benefits of your choices, prioritizing your decisions, and listening to your gut are central to silencing FOMO and its lesser-known cousin, FOBO: Fear of a Better Option.

Patrick Mcginnis

Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist and private equity investor who founded Dirigo Advisors, after a decade on Wall Street, to pro­vide strategic advice to investors, entrepreneurs and fast growing businesses. He is also a 10% entrepreneur, investing in, advising and launching a diverse portfolio of companies and investments in the United States, Latin America and Asia.

Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice

Patrick McGinnis, creator of the term FOMO, has been thinking about it for seventeen years--and he has a solution: decision-making. Learning to weigh the costs and benefits of your choices, prioritizing your decisions, and listening to your gut are central to silencing FOMO and its lesser-known cousin, FOBO: Fear of a Better Option.

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