(This episode was recorded during the US outbreak of COVID-19.) If you don’t control your environment, your environment will control you. In this insightful episode, Chicago Bond Market legend Larry Stephens shares how feeling average during your youth isn’t a deciding factor for your future. Next, Larry breaks down what traits ended up setting him apart both while commanding troops in Vietnam and when getting a start in the stock market—with no related experience! TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [2:30] Larry on being drafted and becoming a leader during Vietnam. [7:00] Control, discipline, and goal orientation. [13:58] Role models and authority in your career.