My Interview On "Speaking Freely"
Last week, I did an interview on the radio program "Speaking Freely":
If you're considering starting a business and could use some advice or if you are curious about how I built Tweezerman into a multi-million dollar success or why I'm investing in small businesses rather than the stock market, I hope you'll check it out. If you don't have time to listen to the full half hour program, here are some timecodes so you can find segments you might be interested in:
02:50 - How I became a compulsive entrepreneur
04:40 - Key lessons and principles to follow when starting a business
07:20 - When I made the mistake of turning down Woodstock
08:10 - Why too much persistence can be a bad thing
10:20 - Three things to keep in mind when you're thinking of starting a business
12:25 - The difference between making a living and making a fortune, and the importance of empowering employees.
15:00 - The skills I looked for in hiring employees at Tweezerman
19:00 - Being a responsible capitalist
20:00 - Why Donald Trump is the antithesis of what I believe in, and why you don't have to be cut-throat to be successful
23:00 - Why the wealthy should be patriotic and invest in a small businesses
24:00 - Some of my recent investments, and why I'm putting my money in small businesses rather than the stock market