Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett |
The Leader I admire |
Nitesh Khadka
BUS 500 Organizational Leadership
13th September, 2015
Dr.Kambiz Moghaddam

Warren Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and one of the largest shareholders of it. He was born in August 30, 1930 in Nebraska. He was the second son of Howard Buffett, and Leila. Since his young age he was interested in investing and business. During his early age he started selling chewing gum, coca-cola bottles, magazines which was his first business ventures. While he was studying in high school he started making money selling newspapers, stamps and golf balls. In 1945 Buffett and his friend spent some couple of dollars and purchased a pinball machine and placed it in some local barber shop. Within months of that he owned several other pinball machines in three other barber shops. This was later sold out for 1200 dollars.
Buffett was very much interested in stock market. He used to spent days visiting stock brokerage near his father’s office. At the age of 11 he brought three shares of Cities Service and three for his sister. He used to make more than 175 dollars monthly by delivering newspapers.
Buffet joined Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania due to the pressure from his father. He studied there for two years. At the age of nineteen he graduated from University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He earned Master of Science in Economics from Columbia Business School after being rejected from Harvard Business School.
Buffett started working from 1951 at Buffett-Falk & Co. as an investment salesman. He worked there until 1954. He then joined Graham-Newman Corp. as securities analyst and worked there for two years from 1954-1956. From 1956 to 1969 he was a general partner in Buffett Partnership and then as Chairman and CEO at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. To be a good leader it is very important to clarity the values and principles of guiding others to pursue goal,...