Business lessons and insights from billionaires and tycoons.
Sean Parker: Agent Of Disruption
I have had a chance to do anything more than scan this article from Forbes by it looks to be a great read if you are into tycoon strategies. Tycoons tend to be disruptors as I show in the Tycoon Playbook. To be a disruptor you need to have the courage to take on vested interests and the powerful. You’re going to make some enemies. Sean has certainly made some enemies along the way most notably in the music industry but he’s also worth $2.1 billion today. That’s a good trade off in my book. Continue reading
The Story of John D. Rockefeller and the Rockefeller Clan
Rockefeller remains to do this day the wealthiest man who ever lived in dollars adjusted for inflation. By some estimates his fortune at its peak would have been worth in the 250 to 300 billion range today. Continue reading
How Billionaires Become Billionaires: Warren Buffett
These are the last two segments of the BBC program by Evan Davis on billionaire Warren Buffet. Sounds like Warren is not a Randian.
Billionaires Have Quick Reaction Times to Both Opportunity and Crisis.
Here’s a great story from Martin Fridson about the importance of quick reaction time to crisis. Future billionaire Phillip Anschutz was contract drilling for Chevron in 1968, when a spark from a truck set his entire field ablaze. Continue reading
Mark Cuban Speaks Candidly About Business
Set aside about 30 minutes for this insightful interview with billionaire Mark Cuban. Continue reading