Turning points: John D’Agostino

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“I have probably chosen the least efficient path to success possible,” declares John D’Agostino, chief operating officer of a New York-based energy hedge fund and former Nymex whizz kid. “Every time I arrived at a crossroads, I would look at the two decisions A and B, where A was a safe path that could lead to a lot of money, but find myself drawn to path B, which just seemed more satisfying and, if the world ended suddenly, would leave me with some really interesting