This guy is fortunately back on his feet with a job now but really interesting story from 20/20 if you all had not seen it previously.
Nick Swinmurn (founder of Zappos.com) describes his rise to wealth, and how he virtually stumbled upon an online shoe business, that generates $800m in revenue, while trying to find specific shoes to purchase. After noticing he couldn’t find the specific shoes he was looking for, Nick stopped looking, and instead created a way for them […]
These two very different businessmen have created enterprises in similar ways. They speak about their early careers, entrepreneurial interests, and specific moments and mentors that made them successful. Buffett breaks down some of his fundamentals on value investing, which he learned from his mentor Ben Graham, and when he decided to changed his investing perspective. […]
This is a great speech by Steve Jobs (arguably one of the best even though his Ipad demonstrations are pretty entertaining). He explains his rise to wealth, and the important lessons in his life. He speaks about his time in college and the odd classes he took. His rise to wealth is very peculiar, but […]
If you missed it previously, below I have posted the 60 Minutes Piece on Jobs.
There is an excellent recent Wall Street Journal article interviewing Ron Shaich, co-founder of Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread Co. Despite the whole carb conscious world, the chain with the word “Bread” in it is doing pretty well. Panera Bread has revenue of $1.3 Billion, and Business Week also listed it in its list […]
With everyone being in debt these days it must be nice to be the CEO of American Express. Ken Chenault’s post however is well deserved. Below is a great interview in which Chenault describes the ways he defines and teaches leadership, and also offers detailed guidelines on how to “stay liquid” in business. Towards the […]
Biography’s profile of Tyler Perry. The title pretty much says it all. In my opinion this is one of the best videos Biography has done simply because Perry’s perseverance is so astounding. He had to deal with a physically abusive father and later became broke, living in his car (Just like Robert Kiyosaki). All this […]