Tycoon Profiles

Business lessons and insights from billionaires and tycoons.

Aristotle Onassis the Oil Tanker Tycoon

With few exceptions most of today’s Western billionaires aren’t the swashbuckling adventurers they once were.  Most of the current crop are pretty nerdy geeks. It wasn’t always so. Back in the 1960s and and 70s, Aristotle Onassis was one of the most famous tycoons alive. He was as well known back then as Bill Gates or Warren Buffett are today. Marrying widow Jackie Kennedy fueled the controversy that followed him every where he went without let up. Onassis was a Greek who grew up in Turkey and built a huge fortune in the shipping industry after starting with next to nothing. Continue reading

Call Me Ted by Ted Turner

Ted Turner’s new autobiography, Call Me Ted, hits the book stores next week.  Ted Turner is one of the most colorful members of the billionaire class by far.  Not only that, he is also one of the most brilliant when it comes to value creation. While most billionaires focus on one or two industries, Turner has been successful across a broad range of industries. Not only that, but he can combine two seemingly unconnected assets from totally unrelated industries to create value.

If you want to learn about billionaires, you can’t go wrong by starting with the inimitable Ted Turner.

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