TAP DANCING TO WORK BOOK
Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, [Carol J. Sold by: "THE BOOK TREASURY" - Daily Shipping from Nashville, TN!. "Tap Dancing To Work" is one of the few books that is endorsed by Buffett, so check out the review here. Tap Dancing to Work book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Warren Buffett built Berkshire Hathaway into something remarka.
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Overview and Thoughts about the Book. Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything is a collection of articles about Warren. Buffett's joyful phrase inspired Carol Loomis to call her new book Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, When confronted with Carol J. Loomis's foray into the world of Buffett—Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, –—one must.
In Carol's first article mentioning Warren Buffett, she had misspelled his last name 'Buffet'. Later on, Warren gave grief to Carol about that.
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Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything is a collection of articles about Warren Buffett, some of which were either written by Fortune and Carol Loomis herself 13 cover stories , Warren Buffett himself 12 articles , or various other writers. All of which definitely help to contribute to understanding Warren's thought process and principals.
The book starts with an article about Alfred Winslow Jones, who is largely considered the father of hedge funds.
At the time, Warren Buffett had started a partnership, which he eventually closed in due to what he believed to be unfavorable market conditions. While many of these articles you can probably find online, Carol provides insightful information on each of the articles in hindsight. This includes the aftermath of what had happened in the banking crisis of and Buffett's temporary seat at Solomon as chairman. For someone who is looking to gain rare insight into Warren's investment principals, you'd have to go through pages of articles to comb though and pick out the fruit.
Evidently, he does not lay out his investment procedures in simple, easy to follow steps, but each of these articles does provide incredible insight into Warren's thoughts and more importantly his adherence to his principals. In particular, a couple of the articles illustrates Warren's cost management and thriftiness.
A. No, never.
I would say about a third of the articles are about Warren's generosity in donating a large portion of his fortune to charities. It goes through how the idea came about, who else he has involved, and his relationship with Bill Gates in all of this. AXP , at the end of the article, Carol eludes to the real reason behind Warren's decision to keep it all these years.
Some of the highlights include: The A. Jones story in which Fortune first mentioned Buffett.
Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2012
Buffett's stunningly prescient piece about derivatives, "Avoiding a Mega-Catastrophe. Scores of Buffett books have been written, but none can claim this work's combination of trust between two friends, the writer's deep under-standing of Buffett's world, and a very long-term perspective.
Review quote "Loomis has created an engaging picture of a great influencer of our time. She has been the magazine's expert on Warren Buf-fett since and has edited his annual letter to shareholders since Her many honors include five lifetime achievement awards, including a Gerald Loeb Award for business journalism and Time Inc.
Q. How do I create a Gates Notes account?
This is her first book. She lives in Westchester County.
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Sign up now. Follow us.Through a collection of Fortune magazine articles, published over the last fifty odd years, this books takes you through the mind of the wizard of Omaha.
I would not recommend the book if you're new to Buffett though. But id recommend giving it a read!
Gobble it up, you wont regret the effort. The very short snippets for instance are fun to read, but hardly add anything except to the folklore around the great man.