Having watched the documentary film INSIDE JOB over the weekend it was interesting to stumble upon this video from CNBC. The video below details Goldman’s history and rise in becoming the premiere investment bank on Wall Street. However, it later becomes fairly biased (and redundant in regards to the financial meltdown), but there are some […]
This is another excellent video by CNBC. Entrepreneurs from very miscellaneous business segments explain their rise to wealth and how they noticed opportunities. Follow two clothing designers who almost failed until “Jake” came along (watch the video). Also follow one entrepreneur who turned his passion of corn stalk mazes (yes like on a farm) into […]
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 […]
Marcos Galperin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, later finding a job as a Futures and Options associate managing YPF’s currency and oil derivatives program (YPF is an integrated oil company in Buenos Aires). After YPF, he worked in the fixed income department of J.P. Morgan in New York. Marcos then attended Stanford […]
Great old school video below of Steve Jobs rocking a solid beard and dishing some sound advice. Jobs discusses how he called Bill Hewlett (co-founder of HP) at age 12, landing a summer job.
Rob Dyrdek grew up in Ohio (not the typical skateboarding Mecca), and after discovering the skateboard became ingrained in the small but passionate local skate scene. Quickly becoming a pro, he moved to San Diego to engulf himself in the real skateboarding Mecca at the time, San Diego, and received lucrative sponsorships. Most interesting about […]
With everyone flying home recently during the holidays I thought it would be interesting to look into who is the CEO behind the world’s largest airline United Continental Holdings (with the merger between Continental and United Airlines.) There is a very interesting article from USA Today on the background of this CEO, Jeff Smisek. Most […]