Buffett Used to Vomit Before Speaking in Public

Way back in 1951, Warren Buffett was a 20-year-old man looking to surpass his goal of becoming a millionaire by the time he reached the age 35. When he was 16 years old, he already made $53,000. He went to the best schools and already knew how to make money buying stocks. But Buffett would …

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Why Buffett & Gates Are Successful

When Warren Buffett and Bill Gates first met, their dinner host, Gates’ mother, asked all seated at the table to identify what they felt was the single biggest factor in their success in life. Buffett and Gates gave the same one-word answer. Focus. (See more in The Snowball by Alice Schroeder.) The clarity of their …

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