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Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Sam Zell (founder of two largest American REITs; Equity Office and Equity Residential) was recently interviewed and asked if his children had followed him into real estate. Sam replied “None of them are in the business. I don’t make widgets. I’m in the risk-taking business. That’s not something you pass on.” While you can always […]

Business Debt v. Personal Debt

Morning Mr. Collier; I hope all is well with you. When you get a moment would you mind answering the below questions? What’s the difference to you between having personal debt versus having business debt? Is either one justifiable? Why or why not? Business Debt hopefully makes you money i.e. you are borrowing capital at […]

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