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Secrets Of The Self-Made Billionaires: Greatest Hits

白手起家亿万富翁们的秘密:最佳排行榜

    They're rich--really rich--and in the mood to share.

    这些人有钱--真正地有钱--而且愿意分享智慧。

    Their secrets, that is. We played 20 Questions with 19 self-made members of Forbes' world's richest people list. Result: an exclusive, introspective and often playful peek into their best days, worst qualities, guiltiest pleasures and hardest lessons (among other things).

    他们的秘密,我们对在全球富豪榜上19位白手起家的富翁们提出了20个问题。 结果:从一个独特、内省的、往往是嬉戏的视角看到他们的鼎盛时期、最糟糕品质、最罪恶感的乐趣,和最沉重的代价(等其它)。

    Herewith, some of the greatest hits from those interviews.

    以下,就是采访中的最精彩的一些回答:

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Donald Trump

    Age: 61

    年龄

    Net Worth: $3 billion

    净资产:30亿美元

    Origin of Wealth: Real estate

    财富来源:房地产

    What is your worst quality?

    你最糟糕的品质是什么?

    I can be impatient. There's usually a good reason for it.

    我会没有耐心。 往往都是有原因的。

    What is your favorite book and why?

    你最喜欢的一本书是什么?及原因。

    The Art of the Deal by Donald J. Trump. It was a great read in 1987, a No. 1 bestseller, and nothing has changed.

    《买卖地艺术》作者 Donald J. Trump。 1987年出版的很棒地一本书,畅销书冠军,一切依然没有改变。

    So much of what passes for wisdom is wrong. What piece of contrary advice?

    许多智慧是错误的。有没有相反的建议呢?

    Screw 'em back. If someone screws you, nail them to the wall.

    ”回击“。 如果有人打击你,而应该把他们钉到墙上。

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Kenny Troutt

Age: 60

年龄

Net Worth: $1.3 Billion

净资产:13亿美元

Origin of Wealth: Excel Communications

财富来源:Excel Communications公司

How much of your success do you attribute to sheer luck?

95%


你把自己的成功多少归咎于运气?
95%

What is your favorite book and why?

你最喜欢哪本书及原因?

The Bible--it's the ultimate book of what is true, good and beautiful.

圣经--那是真理、善、和美的终极书籍。

What is the hardest lesson you've had to learn?

你学到最大的教训是什么?

Money does not buy happiness.

金钱买不到快乐

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Jorge Perez

    Age: 58

    年龄

    Net Worth: $1.5 billion

    净资产:15亿美元

    Origin of Wealth: Condos

    财富来源:独立产权的公寓

    What did you dream of becoming when you were a kid?

    小时候你梦想成为什么?

    A playwright. I loved to read and write.

    剧作家。 我过去喜欢阅读和写作

    What was your study-to-party ratio in college?

    在大学里学习和娱乐的比例是多少?

    Fifty-fifty. I did both hard.

    各占一半。两方面我都很努力

    What's the next billion-dollar idea waiting to be exploited?

    下一个10亿美元进帐的主意是什么?

    I am working on it.

    我正在考虑。

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Mortimer Zuckerman

Age: 70

年龄

Net Worth: $2.3 billion

净资产:23亿美元

Origin of Wealth: Real estate, media

财富来源: 房地产,传媒

What is your greatest guilty pleasure?

你最大的”罪恶“乐趣是什么?

There used to be guilt associated with most of my pleasures and now there is none.

过去在我乐趣中大部分都带有”罪恶感“成分,现在没有了。

What is your worst quality?

你最糟糕的品质是什么?

The list is too long to prioritize.

太多不知道无从说起

How much is the correct amount to leave to your children?

留给后代多少钱合适?

Enough to support them, but not enough to leave them without ambition.

足够能支持他们,但是不能多到让他们失去了抱负心。

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Richard Rainwater

Age: 63

年龄

Net Worth: $3.0 billion

净资产:30亿美元

Origin of Wealth: Real estate, energy insurance

财富来源: 房地产,能源保险

What did you dream of becoming when you were a kid?

小时候你梦想成为什么?

Nothing.

没有

What has been the best day of your life so far?

到目前位置最好的一天是哪一天?

Everyday.

每一天

What is the hardest lesson you've had to learn?

你学到的最沉重教训是什么?

$50 million to kids is too much.

把5000万美元留给孩子们太多了。

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Sanford Weill

Age: 75

年龄

Net Worth: $1.4 billion

净资产:14亿美元

Origin of Wealth: Citigroup

财富来源:花旗集团

What is your greatest guilty pleasure?

你最大的”罪恶感“乐趣是什么?

Chocolate sorbet and pizza with jalapeños.

巧克力冰糕和辣椒(jalapeños)比萨饼

If you could share a drink with anyone on the planet, who would it be?

如果你能和这个星球上任何一个人共饮,那会是谁?

There is no one I'd rather have a drink with other than my wife. If we could have a few guests, I'd invite former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Jim Baker.

除了我妻子没有别人;如果我们能邀请客人,我会请前国务卿基辛格和Jim Baker(有名的传道人)

What is the hardest lesson you've had to learn?

你学到的最沉重的代价是什么?

Recognizing a problem and addressing it right away before it becomes a bigger problem.

发现一个问题在成为更大问题之间就要立即着手处理。

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