Buffett on Mentoring

Warren Buffett is America's most successful investor. He said, ?The best thing I did was to choose the right heroes.? (Warren Buffet quoted by Roger Lowenstein in ?Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist?) One of his mentors was Benjamin Graham, whose book "The Intelligent Investor" startled him with its wisdom. So he went to study under Graham, Graham offered Buffett a full-time job, and "For the next two years he poured his heart and soul into learning from the investment master, working late into the night and immersing himself in ever detail of a target company?s performance." (Reynolds, Simon, ed. Thoughts of Chairman Buffett, Harper Business, New York, NY: 1998.)

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