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The 1 Money-Making Lesson Warren Buffett Wishes He Learned Earlier

David Hanson
August 31, 2014

Over the past decade or so, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has transformed from a company dependent on the success of its stock portfolio to a company leaning on operating businesses like energy and railroads. However, one of the biggest questions about the company going forward is, "what happens to these operations after its mastermind, Warren Buffett, is no longer running the show?"

To find some answers, Motley Fool analyst David Hanson recently sat down with Larry Cunningham, the author of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America Warren Buffett himself said of the book, "Larry Cunningham has done a great job at collating our philosophy." Cunningham also has a new book coming out this fall, titled Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values The book explores Berkshire's ability to live on after Buffett. In the following video, Cunningham explains the current model at Berkshire is the right one and how Warren Buffett learned to appreciate a strong operating business.

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