#39  Lord Truffington- Institutional investor, NFT Collector, Entrepreneur | Rocklaz Radio | Tanmay

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The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including the guest’s journey from finance to NFTs, the evolution of the NFT market, the impact of the 2008 financial crisis, the role of DAOs, and the importance of experience and expertise in decision-making. The guest also shares insights on managing money and investing for the best returns, emphasizing the nascent nature of the NFT industry and the need for community support and evangelism. The conversation covers a wide range of topics related to NFTs, art, investment, and the dynamics of the market. It delves into the volatility of the market, the role of luck in investment success, the intersection of art and NFTs, the importance of building a brand and story as an artist, and the need for marketing and branding in the NFT space. The conversation covers the importance of branding and marketing in the art world, the role of Twitter in art promotion, the significance of engaging with the right collectors, the creation of an art discovery platform, and the impact of NFT collectors on the market. It also delves into the personal brand of Lord Truffington, his interests, and his advice for the community.In this episode of Rocklaz Radio, Tanmay Shah and Laura Grinbarga discuss books and podcasts they have read and listened to. They share their favorite podcasts, such as Akimbo and Freakonomics, and talk about the benefits of reading digitally and listening to audiobooks. They recommend books like The Artist’s Way, Big Magic, and The War of Art for creative inspiration. They also discuss the importance of finding the right time to read and making notes while reading. The conversation touches on spirituality in art and the impact of books like The Alchemist and Siddhartha. They also mention books on negotiation and personal development, such as Think and Grow Rich and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The conversation covered a wide range of topics, including book recommendations, favorite genres, and spiritual and philosophical discussions. Some of the recommended books include ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear, ‘The Warrior’s Apprentice’ by Lois McMaster Bujold, ‘The Silver Metal Lover’ by Tanith Lee, ‘Mahabharata’ and ‘Bhagavad Gita’ by Shri Shri Ravishankar, and ‘Business Sutras’ by Devdutt Patnayak. The conversation also touched on the importance of finding balance and substance in the content we consume.


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00:00 Introduction and Community Engagement
06:30 The Impact of the 2008 Financial Crisis
13:08 Exploring DAOs and Decision-Making
57:24 The Role of Luck in Investment Success
01:46:34 Building a Brand and Story as an Artist
01:56:11 Engaging with the Right Collectors and Market Positioning
02:30:00 The Personal Brand of Lord Truffington and the Art Community



• The NFT industry is still in its early stages and relies on community support and evangelism for growth and mainstream adoption.
• Experience and expertise play a crucial role in decision-making, and the value of lived experience should not be discounted.
• Managing money and investing for the best returns require a balanced approach, considering the nascent nature of the NFT industry and the evolving landscape of crypto and blockchain technologies. The NFT market is incredibly volatile, and investors need to be aware of the risks and embrace the volatility.
• Luck plays a significant role in investment success, and it’s important to recognize the element of luck in financial gains.
• Building a brand and story as an artist is crucial for establishing value and attracting collectors in the NFT space.
• Marketing and branding are essential for artists in the NFT space, as they need to actively promote and market their art to potential collectors. Branding and marketing are essential for artists to establish themselves and engage with collectors.
• Twitter plays a significant role in art promotion and engaging with the art community.
• Engaging with the right collectors and understanding market positioning is crucial for artists.
• The creation of an art discovery platform aims to bring more collectors into the market and build confidence in art purchases.
• Personal branding and the importance of continuous learning and growth are key aspects of success in the art world.


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