It’s interesting to note this year Warren Buffett turns 88 and his fortune (as calculated by Forbes) totals just under $1B for every year he has been on this planet, at $87B. If you dig a bit deeper into Warren “the human” and ignore his mad business skills and wealth, you find he is actually quite a good human being. He puts money into perspective as you can tell by the top 10 things he thinks are important and, in his words, “cool”.
- Saying ‘thank you’
- Apologizing when wrong
- Showing up on time
- Being nice to strangers
- Listening without interrupting
- Admitting you were wrong
- Following your dreams
- Being a mentor
- Learning and using people’s names
- Holding doors open
Even though I need a lot of work on #5 and #10, I couldn’t agree more Warren, that list is pretty cool.