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The tool Warren Buffett developed, which made him Billions & if he can, anyone can.

Warren Buffett acquired Johns-Manville Corporation, previously Hiram Manville’s family company, into his Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. In this blog, Warren shares the number one tool he developed which made him Billions and if he can, anyone can. According to Warren Buffett, the best thing you can do is invest in yourself; this is your greatest asset. […]

The hallmark of a great company | Honest Tea

Most entrepreneurs would succumb to the pressure Goldman and his team have faced in setting up a fair trade beverage company that’s profitable. Tales of car wrecks, stolen money, and an employee heart attack litter the 15-year journey. When starting out Seth Goldman was looking for something to drink with less than 12 spoonful’s of […]

Six ways for people to like you

Smile A smile is so infectious that it can light up a complete stranger’s day producing a warm and genuine smile allows people to feel you are open and friendly. Strangely enough, even when we’re talking on the phone, our smile comes through in our voices it actually has the power to change our own […]

This Thai Guy Reinvented Loyalty Cards | Opie Lopansri

After spending a few years in united states, Opie Lopansri returned to his home in Bangkok to start a tech business. In 2011 he launched smart-stamp which allows retailers to distribute loyalty points more efficiently and effectively, through a simple touch on the smartphone screen rather than going through a complicated till or point of […]

From Civil War to Ballet Shoes | Michela De Prince

Michela De Prince had a hugely challenging upbringing more than most of us will ever experience. She grew up in Sierra Leone during a civil war which saw her biological Father shot and killed Mother starve to death soon after that. Initially, Michela’s uncle took her in but eventually abandoned her to an orphanage where […]

The richest man in the world | Jeff Bezos

Jeff began his early working career at a start-up company Fitel, turning down positions at Intel and bell. Quickly rising through the ranks, he eventually landed a role as head of development and director of customer service however the start-up struggled to get off the ground. After spending a few years job hopping, he discovered […]

How to handle Your Disagreements

One of the hardest things in the world, is to control the temptation to justify and argue our point of view. Especially when we are absolutely convinced that we’re right about something.

Becoming Influential | Dale Carnegie

Don’t Criticise Condemn or Complain World famous psychologist B.F. Skinner proved that an animal rewarded for good behaviour would learn much faster and retain what it learns far more efficiently than an animal punished for bad behaviour. Since then, further studies have shown that this same principle applies to humans as well: Criticizing others doesn’t […]

Bankrupt to Billions | MARVEL

After the comic book bubble burst, marvel fell heavily into debt, after a few years of firefighting, and huge disagreements within the board and shareholders, Avi Arad sensed a new opportunity to take Marvel to the big screen.

The founder of Huffington post rejected by 36 publishers but carried on | Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, author and all-round journalistic powerhouse, has revealed to Business Insider the best career advice she’s ever received. She was tempted to switch career paths after getting rejected by 36 different major publications for her second book. Despite her setback, Arianna found the resilience to carry on through the […]