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The Warren Buffett Shareholder : Stories from inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

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In this engaging collection of stories, 40 veterans of Berkshire Hathaway annual meetings reflect on why throngs attend and speak to what Warren Buffett seeks in shareholders. Beyond the highlights of Warren's wisdom displayed on stage in his day-long Q&A with vice chairman Charlie Munger, these experts reveal the Berkshire meeting as a community gathering of fun, fellowship, and learning.

The contributors whisk readers through the meeting's surrounding events--book signings, panel discussions, and social gatherings--and share the pulse of this distinctive corporate culture. They take stock of how the convocation has evolved and what it might yet become. To learn about what makes Buffett's shareholders tick and what happens at the Berkshire meeting, or to reminisce about past meetings, make this delightful book your companion.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 241 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 20.32mm | 294.84g
  • Petersfield, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857197002
  • 9780857197009
  • 330,936

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In this engaging collection of stories, 40 veterans of Berkshire Hathaway annual meetings reflect on why throngs attend and speak to what Warren Buffett seeks in shareholders. Beyond the highlights of Warren's wisdom displayed on stage in his day-long Q&A with vice chairman Charlie Munger, these experts reveal the Berkshire meeting as a community gathering of fun, fellowship, and learning. The contributors whisk readers through the meeting's surrounding events--book signings, panel discussions, and social gatherings--and share the pulse of this distinctive corporate culture. They take stock of how the convocation has evolved and what it might yet become. To learn about what makes Buffett's shareholders tick and what happens at the Berkshire meeting, or to reminisce about past meetings, make this delightful book your companion. With contributions from the following: Charles T. Akre, Keith Ashworth-Lord, Phil & Beth Black, John C. Bogle, Patrick T. Brennan, Randy Cepuch, Lawrence A. Cunningham, Robert E. Denham, Thomas S. Gayner, Joel Greenblatt & John Petry, Robert G. Hagstrom, Raymond Buck Hartzell, Ingrid R. Hendershot, Mark Hughes, Prem C. Jain, Thomas Johansen, Steve Jordon, David Kass, Vitaliy Katsenelson, Karen Linder, Simon Lorne, Thomas J. Manenti, Jeff Matthews, Tim Medley, Robert P. Miles, Olza M. (Tony) Nicely, Shane Parrish, Daniel Pecaut, Laura J. Rittenhouse, Francois Rochon, Jim Ross, Thomas A. Russo, Andrew Steginsky, Macrae Sykes, Phil Terry, Charlie Tian, Whitney Tilson, Bruce N. Whitman, John R. Wingender, Jason Zweig
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Review quote

"Larry Cunningham and Stephanie Cuba have composed The Playbill to the greatest Business Show on Broadway--make that Omaha--namely, the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meetings. Don't even think of attending without it." --Roger Lowenstein, Author, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist. "Oh to be in Omaha come the first weekend of May! This smart and engaging book gives you 44 expert opinions as to why you simply need to get there." --Carol Loomis, retired Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine. "An amazing collaboration. We know of no other company whose shareholders have teamed up to write a book about the experience."--Mario J. Gabelli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, GAMCO Investors, Inc. "A wonderful, readable book - and great fun - all about the greatest annual meeting in the world." --Andrew Kilpatrick, Author, Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett. "I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to understand the whole Berkshire phenomenon. The essays are well-chosen and readable, and collectively they help explain why Berkshire is a unique company, in so many ways." -- Kevin LaCroix.
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About Lawrence Cunningham

Lawrence A. Cunningham is well-known to Berkshire shareholders and other followers of
Warren Buffett. A business law professor and consultant based in New York City and Washington DC, his acclaimed books include The Essays of Warren Buffett, which Buffett calls the "gold standard" in books of the genre, and Berkshire Beyond Buffett, both of which Buffett has designated for sale inside the Berkshire Annual Meeting. A member of the George Washington University faculty, Cunningham is the Founding Director of GW in New York, an intensive training program for aspiring Wall Street lawyers.
A graduate of the University of Delaware and Cardozo Law School and former corporate lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Cunningham consults on corporate governance and has served on several boards, private and public, currently including Constellation Software Inc. He also serves on the Dean's Advisory Council of the University of Delaware College of Business.

Stephanie Cuba's debut book on amazon is "The Warren Buffett Shareholder: Stories from Inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting," an inspired collection of 40+ essays she and husband Lawrence Cunningham curated for the masterpiece. Stephanie, along with Lawrence, are long-term owners of Berkshire stock and regular and avid attendees at the Meeting and surrounding events. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Cardozo Law School, Stephanie is a real estate consultant in New York City, building on a career that spans development at Avalon Bay, investing at State Street and legal advisory at Paul Hastings. Stephanie Cuba's writing accomplishments range from prize-winning non-fiction to freelance editing and popular advice columns for women. A serial entrepreneur, projects have included the Fireball Network, specializing in networking skills training, and MomUp, a coaching and mentoring program for young mothers. Well-versed in governance and corporate oversight, she serves on the board of Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the advisory council of Montifoire Medical Center/Einstein College of Medicine.
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