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Warren Buffett wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth. It took years of hard work and some smart thinking for Buffett to become one of the richest men in the world. So what makes Buffett different, when compared to the rest of the businessmen? How does the 82 year old Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway manage his huge empire of transnational business with the ease and vigour of a college graduate? What exactly makes this corporate moghul tick?
Mary Buffett and David Clark explore the unseen side of the life of the living legend to unravel the secret of his unprecedented success. While Buffett is known to have made his fortune due to his uncanny ability to turn a dying company into a profitable venture, some believe that Buffett's success is also because of his great management acumen and leadership skills. Warren Buffett's Management Secrets is the quintessence of Buffett's management philosophies, served to the reader on a platter.
Warren Buffett's Management Secrets isn't just for newcomers. Even time-tried Buffettologists are sure find the book useful. The book is written in a simple and engaging fashion, woven together with some of Warren Buffett's most famous quotes, stories and personal anecdotes. The book is arranged into five sections namely, Pick the Right Business, Delegate Authority, Find a Manager with the Right Qualities, Motivate Your Workforce and Focusing on Key Managerial Axioms. Each section deals with a principle that Buffett learned over time and converted into a management formula. These golden principles are applicable even in the personal spheres of life.
About The Authors
Mary Buffett, the former daughter-in-law of Warren Buffett, is a best-selling writer, international speaker, entrepreneur, political and environmental activist. Her first book, Buffettology, was an instant hit. Her other best-sellers are The Warren Buffett Stock Portfolio, The Tao Of Warren Buffett, and Warren Buffett And The Art Of Stock Arbitrage. She is also known for her powerful rhetoric and is the principal speaker for many prestigious organizations. She has worked as a consultant in a number of Fortune 500 companies and is the co-founder of some music and editorial post-production companies as well. She regularly appears as one of the leading finance experts in America on television channels such as CNN Business News, Fox Business News, and BBC News.
David Clark is a world-renowned author and expert on Buffettology, which is a term coined for Warren Buffett's Investment Philosophies. He is a double graduate in the fields of finance and law. Clark has authored other books like The New Buffettology and Warren Buffett And The Interpretation Of Financial Statements. He belongs to Warren Buffett's hometown of Omaha and has known the younger Buffetts since their childhood days.