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A Collection of Words of Wisdom – Wise Chinese Proverbs and Eastern Sayings from Confucius, Taoism, and Buddhist Philosophies. Quotes and Wisdom from Western Investing Masters and Successful Business Executives.

How T. Boone Pickens Sits Tight in the Riskiest of Businesses

DALLAS — “Do you enjoy risk?” I asked T. Boone Pickens Jr. On one level, this was the silliest of […]

Big Gun’s Big Fail

A secretive Manhattan billionaire’s dreams of creating America’s foremost firearms empire. By Stephen Witt Before he went into the gun […]

The 1 Skill Warren Buffett Says Will Raise Your Value by 50 Percent

By Carmine Gallo, Billionaire Warren Buffett told business students that this is the most valuable skill they can learn. Imagine […]

Don’t Try to Get Rich Twice

Warren Buffett recently spent some time giving a talk to a group of MBA students at the University of Maryland […]

Sustainable Sources of Competitive Advantage

By Morgan Housel, David Paul Gregg invented the CD, which is amazing and changed history. But you’ve probably never heard […]

Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other

By Katherine Burton, Bloomberg, The Medallion Fund, an employees-only offering for the quants at Renaissance Technologies, is the blackest box […]

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

By Chris Dessi, From Inc.com, 7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level. […]

Happiness Overseas is Three Bags, a Guitar, and One Wife

By Dan Prescher, International Living I’m closing in on what for me is an important goal…a three-bag lifestyle. My wife […]

Warren Buffett’s Meeting with University of Maryland MBA/MS Students

By Dr. David Kass, (Notes primarily taken by Professor David Kass, Department of Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, […]

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

When Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, launched its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh, he chose a surprising team to […]

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