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Make you believe in something greater than ourselves.
28 September 2019
Schwarzman explains how he learned from his mistakes and grow the worlds largest manager of alternate assets. The way he does is going through inflection points and the lessons it taught him. He mixes this with values like loyalty and integrity. Primary motto he developed for Blackstone is simple yet very effective: Never lose money. Many of lessons from this book useful to anyone who wants to succeed in modern life. For example how to remove obstacles and expand your area of work. He shows how to see the interconnections which we may not have noticed before and to understand quantity the cycles to identify how close you are to a market top or bottom.
For lazy ones he summarizes his lessons to 25 points in the backpages.
This is not a self-help book Or just a chronicle of random events. Rather doyen in the industry illustrates how these events are instrumental in shaping a great organization.
He reminds us that organizations are more fragile than we think and we need to seek ways to reinvent them and improve constantly.