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.
Guest Lecture at Yale by Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone. This video is over 1 hour in length but very informational, and Stephen describes some of his previous experiences in the Private Equity business (as well as the basic principles of leverage). Stephen’s net worth is approximately $4 billion.
Tony Horton profile yesterday on WSJ worth sharing. Horton describes why/how he created P90x, his humble beginnings and what keeps him inspired P90x is always good after a cheeseburger and donut combo at Tim Horton’s in Canada.
NBA Basketball season is right around the corner and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, the new owner of the New Jersey Nets, has much to prove with his new franchise. Prokhorov however is a veteran in turning struggling franchises into winners. Below is a fantastic video from 60 Minutes profiling Prokhorov’s extraordinary lifestyle and previous struggles […]
His name may not sound familiar but the brands he owns are internationally known. Pinault is the majority shareholder of luxury goods group, PPR, which owns brands like Gucci, Samsonite, Converse and many popular French brands. Having dropped out of high school, Francois’s rise to wealth is most astounding. His rise was a mix of […]
I wanted to share this outstanding article which was featured in the recent Forbes Investment Guide (a segment of Forbes Magazine). It dives into the workings of the Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund. The fund (which has over $800 Million) consists of only 8 people: principals Laura Geritz & Roger Edgley and six researchers. […]
Below a great hour long video in which Tim Ferriss, the author of The New York Times best selling book The 4- Hour Work Week, describes the ways he built his business and his subsequent rise to wealth. Most notably, Ferriss stresses testing one’s market before creating a product, and the specific ways he did […]
With all of the media surrounding Donald Trump’s brash persona, Obama bashing and possible Republican presidential nomination (if he actually announces he is officially running), I wanted to share this interview I watched recently which doesn’t ask Trump the standard ABC, GMA or CNN type questions. There is no question that Donald’s business skills are […]