If you missed it previously, below I have posted the 60 Minutes Piece on Jobs.
With all the buzz, streaming viewer convenience, and continued shooting stock price of Netflix, I wanted to take a look at who was behind this influential movement. Reed Hastings is the CEO of Netflix, and he describes his rise to wealth in this excellent article from INC.Com back in 2005. Also below is a link […]
Great article in WSJ posted HERE on the enormous gambling market of March Madness, some facts/excerpts below: “When it comes to betting, experts expect more money to be spent on March Madness than the Super Bowl. According to RJ Bell, the owner of Pregame.com, $12 billion dollars will be spent worldwide on March Madness betting. […]
There is a common saying that “a dog is a man’s best friend”. However, man’s new best friend undoubtedly has to be the George Foreman Grill. Everyone knows heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman promoted the product, and therefore receives all the recognition and fame (supposedly Hulk Hogan was originally offered the gig but passed on […]
John Arnold was raised in Dallas, earned a degree from Vanderbilt University in 3 years, and eventually became a trader at Enron in 1995. This alone was impressive, as getting a job at Enron in 1995 was no simple task. Back then the firm only recruited about four economics majors from Vanderbilt each year. Arnold […]
The below is a great in depth video which analyzes the emotions surrounding decision making regarding money. Throughout the episode, various “social experiments” are conducted, creating somewhat interesting results. There are interviews with business school professors from Harvard, Chicago Booth, Yale and Stanford. Also interviewed are economist Robert Shiller, investor Jeremy Grantham, and many other […]
This is a MUST SEE. Beyond the Glory: Mark Cuban. Mark Cuban’s rise to wealth is detailed in this excellent behind the scenes video. Cuban had various jobs and businesses before hitting it big with Broadcast.com (which is what blossomed his immense wealth). One of his first ventures was actually owning a college bar which […]