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Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett

Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett
I’m looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I’ve learned in my career at Microsoft and the Gates Foundation. (I also post frequently on my blog.) Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. It’s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It’s also fun because I get to learn from Warren and gain insight into how he thinks. Here are three things I’ve learned from Warren over the years: 1. The first thing people learn from Warren, of course, is how to think about investing. I have to admit, when I first met Warren, the fact that he had this framework was a real surprise to me. 2. A lot of business leaders write letters to their shareholders, but Warren is justly famous for his. 3. No matter how much money you have, you can’t buy more time. Photo: Bill Gates

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