More importantly, the book shows a side of Warren Buffett that is often overshadowed by his portfolio performance.
Buffett is a great manager This is a Buffett book that really isn’t about Buffett, although he is one of the main characters.
You'll find key business terms defined, important concepts reviewed, and pertinent examples of business transactions ...
Since its hardcover publication in August of 1995, Buffett has appeared on the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Newsday and Business Week bestseller lists.
Again, this is one of those books where you see Buffett differently through someone else's eyes.
This is a pure pleasure read, as some of the insights will be unsettling for investors, particularly the systematic abuses that encouraged the onset of The Great Recession.It is hard to imagine all of these authors have a definitive insight into Buffett as an investor or a person.In fact, it is hard to imagine some of them spoke to him at all.The book shows how Buffett selects the CEOs for Berkshire’s many subsidiaries and how he manages them, but it tells that story through the Berkshire executives.isn’t an investment manual, but you will learn a lot about great companies and great management, two things every investor needs to keep in mind.Neither will change your knowledge of the man's investment strategies other than to emphasize that his approach evolved over time, but they will give you a long look at Buffett’s life and remarkable achievements. Choosing which to read comes down to whether you want to learn investing from the man or learn about the man and the investor.These six books aren’t as satisfying as owning Berkshire shares has been for the last 45 years, but there is a lot of knowledge and enjoyment in them nonetheless.Taken in total, however, his shareholder letters amount to the equivalent of several books – though, if read back-to-back, they suffer for the lack of an editor.Lawrence Cunningham solved that by going through the letters and organizing Buffett’s thoughts around topics.Janet Tavakoli is a structured finance expert whose previous books focused on collateralized debt obligations.She met with Buffett and, following the financial mess of 2009, started to see more value in Buffett’s philosophy and value investing methods.