Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to tech investor and entrepreneur Michael Girdley (@girdley), about selling fireworks, how to hire great CEOs, and what it takes to operate a holding company with 10 businesses and worth more than $100 million.
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(00:00) – Intro
(04:03) – How rich are you?
(08:52) – Which business is the best cash cow?
(15:30) – Waste paper mill in China
(20:30) – The anti-advice of Berkshire Hathaway
(26:26) – Hiring great CEOs
(32:08) – What it takes to run a holdco
(55:52) – Unpopular opinions