$950 Million in 40 Minutes by Meshulam Riklis
What makes a world-class financial genius tick?
Enter the mind of a financial mastermind who started from scratch to build a world-wide business empire. Meshulam Riklis invites you on his amazing roller coaster ride to meteoric heights, providing valuable tips for life, for success, and for survival. A billionaire shares his secrets In his story, Riklis shares with you the business techniques that he perfected; how a small fish eats a big fish, his magic formula for mergers and acquisitions based on his thesis; the effective use, or rather non-use, of cash in financial transactions, and the unshakable beliefs that allowed him to found and run some of the most desired brand names in the world such as Elizabeth Arden, Faberge, Cartier, Carnival Cruise Lines, Playtex and the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. But it’s not all roses, right? Riklis also reveals the personal price he had to pay: three marriages, endless girlfriends, and the relentless loneliness that shadowed him daily.
Join Riklis as he rises to the top of the business world and sinks to the oblivion of despair as you draw on his inspiring ability to overcome crises.
Now here’s the biography I have been waiting for since the 1990s.
We take apart one of Kirk’s greatest deals in The Tycoon Playbook to reveal his brilliance. The man is a legend.
I just got the book and am really looking forward to devouring this one.
“A remarkably detailed and fascinating look at the career of an idiosyncratic tycoon.” – Booklist
The rags-to-riches story of one of America’s wealthiest and least-known financial giants, self-made billionaire Kirk Kerkorian—the daring aviator, movie mogul, risk-taker, and business tycoon who transformed Las Vegas and Hollywood to become one of the leading financiers in American business.
I haven’t been following this story due to a lot of more important things that have be handled but it’s looking like it’s really blowing up in Marcus’s face.
The lesson here is that it’s best to avoid talk of politics and religion when it comes to business.
Insults Followed By Lies: Camping World’s Marcus Lemonis Is the Dumbest CEO Ever
Camping World is where we go to upgrade our RVs, to purchase our supplies, to re-up our Good Sam memberships. Well, no more. At least not this guy, and judging from the camp chatter, I am far from alone.
Last week I caught a headline that Jeff Bezos was the richest man in the world thanks to a spike in Amazon share price. Yes, he has passed both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, the perennial number one and two on the list of richest people.
Around the same time this picture of a remarkable physical transformation hit the Internet.
The Success Philosophy of a Japanese Billionaire
Here’s a look by Bloomberg at an intriguing Japanese billionaire and Buddhist priest named Kazuo Inamori. He is an 83 year old tycoon who has been involved with growing several large corporations. What was the key to his success? Well it’s one I have espoused since the beginning my career.