Archives by Tag 'career'

Warren Buffet and I

By Janet Graham - Last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2008

An interviewer from Fortune magazine asked Warren Buffet about his first job, specifically he said: "I know you had a paper route. Was that your first job?" Mr. Buffet replied: "Well, I worked for my grandfather, which was really tough, in the [family] grocery store. But if you gave me the choice of being CEO of General Electric or IBM or General Motors, you name it, or delivering papers, I would deliver papers. I would. I enjoyed doing that. I can think about what I want to think. I don't have to do anything I don't want to do. It might be wonderful to be head of GE, and Jeff Immelt is a friend of mine. And he's a great guy. ...