Warren Buffet The 2nd richest man Presented by-: Mahek Dhoot Money is nothing Attitude is everything Born August 30, 1930 Age 78 Place Ohmaha , United States Occupation Chairman & ceo Berkshire Hathaway Net worth Us $ 62 billion (2008) Spouse Susan buffett(1952- 2004) Astrid Menks (2006) Children Susie Buffett Howard Buffett Peter Buffet Age 6 – Peddled coke Age 9 - Carrying golf clubs for $3 per day Age 11- Bought his first stock Age 13 - Sold used golf balls. Age 13 - Carrier for Washington Post and 4 other newspaper Age 14 - Bought 40 acres of farmland and leased it out Age 16 - Rented out used pinball machines making up to $50 a week. He still lives in the same small 3 bedroom house in mid-town Omaha , which he bought after he got married 50 years ago. He says that he has everything he needs….. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 63 companies. He writes only one letter each year to the CEOs of these companies, giving them goals for the year. He never holds meetings or calls them on a regular basis. Assign right work to right people He drives his own car everywhere and does not have a driver or security people around him. He has given his CEO's only 2 rules. 1: Do not lose any of your share holder's money. 2: Do not forget rule number 1. He never travels by private jet, although he owns the world's largest private jet company. He does not socialize with the high society crowd. His past time after he gets home is to make himself some pop corn and watch television. His advice to young people: Stay away from credit cards Avoid bank loans and invest in yourself. A textile mill purchased in 1962 , Suffering from a $2.2m loss at time of purchase. Priced at $8/share though it had $16.50/share of working capital. Buffett currently holds 38% of shares, valued at total of $36bn. Little Diversification Stocks = Business Long term Oppose herd instinct Rationality Patience Warren Buffet does not carry a cell phone, nor has a computer on his desk. Money doesn't create man but it is the man who created money. Live your life as simple as you are. Don't do what others say, just listen to them, but do what you feel is good. Don't go on brand name; just wear those things in which u feel comfortable. Don't waste your money on unnecessary things; just spend on them who are really in need rather. After all it's your life then why give chance to others to rule our life."