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Training hedge fund managers like navy seals

Teaching hedge fund managers to thrive under pressure

Imagine you’re sitting at the bottom of a swimming pool, you’ve got an oxygen tank and your goal is to remain under water for 20 minutes. Doesn’t sound so tough, right? Now meet your instructor whose sole task is to create problems for you: tying your air hoses in knots, removing your air tanks, and other forms of harassment. You cannot panic – you must calmly fix each problem as it arises and remain under water for the full 20 minutes. It’s the hardest test in becoming a Navy Seal, one of the most elite members of the US military. It’s so difficult that candidates are given four attempts at passing and still, out of an average class of 140 recruits, only 36 will make it.

This isn’t a physical test about who can hold their breath the longest; it’s a mental test. Can you override the panic? How much mental control do you really have?

Managing your panic centre

Your brain is hardwired to help you survive. Shortly after your oxygen is taken away the panic button goes off in your brain and you go into fight-or-flight mode. In this case it’s flight. You are half-way up to the surface before you’re even aware what you’re doing. Some people can stave off this panic for a short time, but you must have ninja-like mind control to continuously remain calm throughout this grueling 20-minute ordeal.

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