The documentary also focuses on his friendship with another of the world's wealthiest men, bill gates there's a scene where buffett and gates had met early on and were sitting at a table, when they were both asked to write down on a piece of paper the one thing that they each felt attributed most to their. They first met when bill gates' mother asked him to meet buffett at their vacation home in washington state bill later said he didn't want to go at first, stating “he just buys and sells pieces of paper, theres no real value added i don't think we'd have that much in common” the microsoft founder finally agreed to stop by, but. How the giving pledge, bill gates and warren buffett's quest to get billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity, will impact philanthropy and the the simple bobbin factory worker who eventually built the most profitable enterprise in the world with us steel, wrote his famous essay, the gospel of. Warren buffett and bill gates tour the nebraska furniture mart and reflect on how the world has improved since they started their careers. Bill and melinda gates used their charity's annual letter to thank warren buffett for his $248 billion in contributions, highlighting beneficiaries.
Bill gates' mother had to convince him to meet warren buffett for the first time. Bill gates is the richest person in the world for the fourth year in a row with a fortune of $86bn (£68bn), according to forbes' annual rich list. When his mother called him to come on a vacation to meet a group of friends, which included warren buffett, he cut her out saying that he's too busy with work when his mother insisted that warren buffett would be interesting, bill gates said, “look, he just buys and sells pieces of paper that's not real.
Bill gates never expected to be friends with warren buffett but tuesday, 25 years after they met, gates posted an essay in his private blog on the relationship between the. Explore tess culp's board bill gates & warren buffett on pinterest | see more ideas about bill gates, dressers and consciousness.
The essay is part of an issue titled “the optimists” edited by bill gates, the microsoft corp (msfto) co-founder and philanthropist gates, also a berkshire director and a longtime friend of buffett, is time's first guest editor in the magazine's 94-year history file photo: berkshire hathaway ceo warren. You don't have wait for success to leave clues billionaires like bill gates and warren buffett are showing us the way: successful leaders look at the world differently they choose to view events through a particular lens in one word: optimism for the first time in time magazine's history, the entire issue has.
The fourth edition's new material includes: warren's 50th anniversary retrospective, in what bill gates called warren's best letter ever, on conglomerates and berkshire's future without buffett charlie munger's 50th anniversary essay on ''the berkshire system'' warren's definitive defense of berkshire's no-dividend practice. Bill gates reflects on 25 years of friendship with warren buffett “look, he just buys and sells pieces of paper then i met warren he started asking me some questions about the software business and why a small company like microsoft could expect to compete with ibm and what were the skillsets and.