The Snowball

The power of compound interest, for better or worse

August 11, 2017

The title of Alice Schroeder’s biography of Warren Buffett is The Snowball. Why? When he was a child in Omaha, Buffett and other children were sledding down a hill. At one point, he noticed that a snowman had fallen over…

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Greg McKeown on “The Simplest Way To Avoid Wasting Time”

October 3, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown that he posted at his blog. To visit his website, please click this link. * * * When Bill Gates first met Warren Buffett, their host at dinner, Gates’…

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You Only Live Once, Do It Warren Buffett’s Way

September 2, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Taft for LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Photo: creative commons licensed (BY-NC-ND) flickr photo by trackrecord * * * “You’d get very…

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The Collected Wisdom of Warren Buffett

December 15, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Moritz. I have read and reviewed almost all of the books and read dozens of articles about Warren Buffett. He is among the very few business thinkers who have…

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The Compound Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

October 17, 2012

The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, and Your Career Darren Hardy Vanguard Press? /A member of the Perseus Group (2010) “The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest.” Albert Einstein I selected the Einstein quotation to…

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The Snowball: A book review by Bob Morris

March 2, 2012

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life Alice Schroeder Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, First Edition (2008) To a great extent, his life has been business…and business has been his life I recently re-read Roger Lowenstein’s biography, Buffett: The Making…

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