Michael Bloomberg's $400 million media company is a major provider of financial information and news through on-line services, a wire service, US radio networks, a monthly financial magazine, and Bloomberg Business News on PBS. This book reviews his background in business and his company's success.
Advance Praise for Bloomberg by Bloomberg "Michael Bloomberg is the most creative media entrepreneur of our time and, with Bill Gates, perhaps the most successful. " Rupert Murdoch, Chairman Chief Executive, News Corporation "Entertaining, engaging, and informative, Bloomberg by Bloomberg is packed with great advice about how to start a lean, hungry companyand how to keep it that way. " Bryan Burrough, coauthor, Barbarians at the Gate "Michael Bloomberg is a fascinating man who has written a fascinating book. He talks fast, you read fast; hes funny, hes serious. Its a great roller coaster ride. " Beverly Sills, Chairman, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. "How an entrepreneur like Mike survived fifteen years at a respectable firm like Salomon Brothers is beyond me! But he eventually straightened out and went on to shake up one industryfinanceand help consolidate two othersonline services and journalism. His account of how he did so is fascinating and instructive. " Esther Dyson, President, EDventure Holdings Inc. "The man with Wall Streets best known generic name has written an autobiography that keeps you up late to finish. The book is full of wonderful insights about Wall Street and about starting and growing a new business. " Julian H. Robertson, Jr. , Chairman, Tiger Management L. L. C. "This is the best insight yet on how one man shook up the entire financial information industry. " Richard Branson, Chairman, Virgin Group of Companies
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MICHAEL BLOOMBERG is founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P., a rapidly growing multimedia empire that encompasses Bloomberg Financial Markets, the top provider of online financial information; Bloomberg News, a wire service providing news stories to leading newspapers worldwide; Bloomberg News Radio, 24-hour, nationally distributed news radio; Bloomberg Business News, a public television program for the investment community; and Bloomberg Information Television, a 24-hour direct satellite television network. MATTHEW WINKLER, a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, is founder and Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News.
Table of Contents
The Last Supper: The Thrill of Getting Fired: Tarrytown 1981. Capitalism, Here I Come: School, Work, and Hard Knocks. I Love Mondays: Entrepreneurship: Vocation and Avocation. We Can Do That: Elementary Journalism, Not Rocket Science. "No" Is No Answer: Establishment Ignorance and Arrogance. Money Talks: Textbook Multimedia. Computers for Virgins: Technology: Politics and Promises. Management 101: The Bloomberg Way. Coming Up Next: America's a Wonderful Country. Out of the Office: Character and Consistency. Wealth, Wisdom, and Work: Philanthropy and Public Service. Afterword. Index.
Bloomberg by Bloomberg by Michael R. Bloomberg
Michael R. Bloomberg
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