Tom Gardner

Tom Gardner

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Fed up with Wall Street's notion that everyday people couldn't comprehend the stock market, Tom Gardner co-founded The Motley Fool in 1993 with a simple obsession: "To help the world invest, better."

Recent articles

Announcing My Next "Outsider" Investment...

A special opportunity to help you invest better.


The New Era of Corporate Transparency: An Interview with G100 Network CEO Scott Miller

Scott Miller, CEO of the G100 Network and former CEO of Hyatt Hotels and United Infrastructure, sits down with the Fool's Tom Gardner to discuss best practices in the new era of corporate transparency.


Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner Interviews Malcolm Gladwell

Tom Gardner recently had a wide-ranging conversation with the best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell.


The Untold Story Behind Our CEO's Single Greatest Investment

Tom Gardner reveals the biggest lesson he’s learned from his first 30-bagger, and how he plans on using it to find his next one.


How to Get Your Loved Ones to Start Investing

Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner shares a story that illustrates how to get your loved ones into investing at any age.

Why Companies Shouldn't Hassle Over Returns, According to Selim Bassoul

Selim Bassoul on the importance of a quality warranty plan.


Selim Bassoul on How to Make Successful Acquisitions

Middleby CEO Selim Bassoul lays out his thought process when determining whether an acquisition will be successful.


The Keys to Successfully Integrating Acquisitions

Selim Bassoul takes a more holistic approach to integration.


Why Selim Bassoul Doesn't Chase Customers

Listen to CEO Selim Bassoul's strategy for keeping customers with Middleby.


Selim Bassoul On How to Foster a Great Culture

Middleby CEO Selim Bassoul explains Middleby's high employee retention rate by making the case for employee autonomy.

Selim Bassoul Offers Advice on Building a Successful Company

See why Middleby CEO Selim Bassoul credits his customer service team as more important than his sales team.


Selim Bassoul: We Still Have Room to Grow

CEO Selim Bassoul on how Middleby achieved such growth over 13 years and why he feels there is more room to grow.


The Strategy Behind Middleby's Incredible 5000% Gain Since 2000

One of Tom Gardner's favorite stocks is up over 5000% since 2000 -- how did it happen?


Why Starbucks Will Keep Raising Its Dividend

Part of The Motley Fool's chat with Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead.


Starbucks CFO on the Company's Huge International Opportunities

Part of The Motley Fool's chat with Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead.

1 Way Starbucks Keeps People Coming Back for More

Part of The Motley Fool's chat with Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead.


Why Drive-Thru Locations Are So Important for Starbucks

Part of The Motley Fool's chat with Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead.


Starbucks CFO: Food Is a Huge Opportunity

Part of The Motley Fool's chat with Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead.


Starbucks CFO: Tea Will Be Big Growth Driver

Part of The Motley Fool's chat with Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead.


A Foolish Interview With Michael Mauboussin

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