Warren Buffett is a name that you hear all of the time but doesn’t know much about. The most information that the general public knows is that he is one of the richest men in the world. HBO was aware of this perception and I wanted to put a change to this so they decided to film The Becoming Warren Buffett documentary to give people a glimpse into his daily life and ideologies. Warren Buffett is a billionaire but before that he was just a kid from Omaha, Nebraska.
In this documentary, when speaking to a group of school kids, Warren gave such gems as “you only have one body and one mind so take care of it.” He told them to maintain your body and mind like you would a car that you had to keep for the rest of your life. That sounds like very sound advice. Warren Buffett owns an asset company called Berkshire Hathaway. They invest money into companies in exchange for a return on their investment. Berkshire Hathaway owns over 70 companies and Warren Buffett believes in every single one of them. This brings us to his next word of advice. Only invest in things that you believe in. One of the prerequisites for Berkshire Hathaway investing in a company is that Warren Buffett must believe in it. They believe that this is the reason that they are so successful today.
There are a plethora of other gems in the documentary that helps humanize Warren Buffett to those that have only heard is naming in passing. To the initiated that were already aware of Warren Buffett this documentary helps us to see a side of him that we have never seen before. “Becoming Warren Buffett” is a hit and has received rave reviews across all platforms. If you are interested in finance and want to know some of the principles that helped Warren Buffet become one of the richest men in the world this is something that you don’t want to miss.