Warren’s Education He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D.C. in 1947 He studied at Wharton School of Finance at University of Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1949 B. S. from University of Nebraska in 1950; M.S. in Economics, Columbia University in 1951
His Amazing Career CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc since 1965 General Partner at Buffett Partnership, Ltd. and predecessor limited partnerships from 1956 to 1969.
Director of Citigroup Global Markets Holdings, Inc., (formerly, Salomon Inc.) since 1987 the Director of The Washington Post Co., from May 9, 1996 to May 2011 and Director until May 2011. Mr. Buffett was the Director of The Coca- Cola Company from 1989 to April 2006
EntrepreneurialCharacteristics Effective leader; a competent manager An incredible communicator Motivator Sympathic Trustworthy entrepreneur Loyal Reliable
Concern for People high risk taker Simple and Immaterialist Generous and Humility Honest Highly passionate Hightly optimistic A great Dreamer
Warren’s BuffetAssessmentPositive Critics:o Proved to be the greatest investor or stockbroker of all timeso Succesful entrepreneuro Will remain the greatest oneo Will be a big lost .o Use of skills in service of his country
Negative Criticso Strategy of investing too risky (lost everything if a severe collapse)o His principle of management in the long term is quite dangerouso Overuse of the kindness of Warren
Warren’s Famous Quotes“Rule Number One: Never lose money. RuleNumber Two: Never forget rule Number One.”
“Wall Street is the only place that peopleride to in a Rolls Royce to get advicefrom those who take the subway.”
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