50 Success Classics: Winning Wisdom for Work & Life from 50 by Tom Butler-Bowdon

By Tom Butler-Bowdon

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In the 1960s this was rich. Yet his life hardly changed at all. ” His drab office accommodation was on the same street where he lived, and he worked in total secrecy. 50 50 SUCCESS CLASSICS Investing style A large part of Buffett’s success came from the fact that he did not think like the crowd. The key to being a good investor was to recognize the value of things when “everyone” knew that they weren’t worth much. He never worried if the market price of a stock he had bought experienced a big drop, because it was obvious to him that the fundamentals would see it rise again.

Those who have invested with him tend to keep their shares for decades and consider themselves members of a “privileged tribe,” Lowenstein notes. ” Buffett has this in spades, because his style of investment has required him to stick to his convictions. As Lowenstein correctly notes, Buffett is so attractive because his value investing goes hand in hand with ideas like loyalty, integrity, and keeping things for a long time. These seem out of step with our era, yet they prove their worth in their results.

So begins the allegory of the one minute manager. You are to be forgiven for being wary of a method of managing people that purports to take only one minute. Can it really work? Sales figures for The One Minute Manager suggest that: ❖ managers dream of spending less time on staff motivation and problems, and will grasp at anything that suggests a way out; or ❖ there must actually be something to this style of management. The way of the one minute manager There are three secrets of or elements to one minute management: ❖ Agree on goals (no more than half a dozen) with staff members.

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