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Steve Schwarzman: Co-founder and CEO of Blackstone

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Steve Schwarzman is the co-founder and CEO of Blackstone, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment funds with over a half trillion dollars under management. Steve is an active philanthropist with a history of supporting education, culture, and the arts.  He holds a BA from Yale and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  His new book is called What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence.

Some interesting insights from this episode:

  • He has always been very competitive. When he graduated from Yale, he insisted upon an extra $500 a year in his offer from a prestigious investment bank so he could be the highest paid graduate from his class.
  • “What I lacked in basic economics, I made up for with my ability to see patterns and develop new solutions and paradigms, and with the sheer will to turn my ideas into reality.”
  • He single-handedly advised Tropicana on getting acquired, which was the second largest transaction in the world that year, even though he had absolutely no M&A experience up until that point.
  • “To be successful you have to put yourself in situations and places you have no right being in. You shake your head and learn from your own stupidity. But through sheer will, you wear the world down, and it gives you what you want.”
  • They closed on their first fund of $1 billion the morning of October 19th, 1987, aka Black Monday, the largest one day drop in stock market history. Just one day later and Blackstone might not have ever gotten off the ground. 
  • After losing some money on a deal, he re-architected the entire investment decision making process to be much more rigorous with the goal of engineering out the risk so as to never lose money again
  • He has a philosophy to only hire “10’s”. Those people tend to be intelligent, articulate, calm, energetic, curious, and can envision the future.
  • “Excellence is being the best that you can be at whatever you choose to do.”
Nov 19 2019 · 48mins
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The CEO Series: Steve Schwarzman

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Blackstone Group Chairman, CEO and Co-founder Steve Schwarzman sits down for a one-on-one interview about his best-selling new book What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence.
Oct 08 2019 · 45mins
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Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman on H-1B immigration, the China trade war, and why teachers should be tax-exempt

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Episode: Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman on H-1B immigration, the China trade war, and why teachers should be tax-exempt
Pub date: 2019-09-18

Steve Schwarzman, the CEO of the private equity firm The Blackstone Group, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence. Schwarzman — a longtime advisor to President Trump — also discusses his scholarship program that teaches future leaders how to do business in China, how he would like to see policymakers address populist anger, and the big economic trends he and Blackstone are currently pursuing. Plus: Can we fix the H-1B visa program without simultaneously addressing other forms of immigration?

Featuring:

Steve Schwarzman, CEO of The Blackstone Group and author of What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence.

Hosts:

Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large

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Sep 19 2019 · 1hr 10mins
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490 - What It Takes: Steve Schwarzman, Founder of BlackStone, on How to Turn Your Vision into a Reality

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I could ask Steve Schwarzman 5 more hours of questions. He's the Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of the largest private equity firm on the planet, Blackstone. And now, he's the author of, "What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence."

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Sep 19 2019 · 1hr 18mins
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Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman on H-1B immigration, the China trade war, and why teachers should be tax-exempt

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Steve Schwarzman, the CEO of the private equity firm The Blackstone Group, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence. Schwarzman — a longtime advisor to President Trump — also discusses his scholarship program that teaches future leaders how to do business in China, how he would like to see policymakers address populist anger, and the big economic trends he and Blackstone are currently pursuing. Plus: Can we fix the H-1B visa program without simultaneously addressing other forms of immigration?

Featuring:

Steve Schwarzman, CEO of The Blackstone Group and author of What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence.

Hosts:

Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large

More to explore:

Subscribe for free to Pivot, Kara’s podcast with NYU Professor Scott Galloway that offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics.

About Recode by Vox:

Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

Follow Us:

Newsletter: Recode Daily

Twitter: @Recode and @voxdotcom

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 18 2019 · 1hr 10mins
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Steve Schwarzman: King of Wall Street

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Take a peek into the mind of Stephen Schwarzman, the financier who established a little financial startup called Blackstone with $400,000 in seed capital, and transformed it into one of the largest investment firms in the world, with $434 billion under management. Schwarzman explains his rise from the son of a dry-goods store owner in Philadelphia to become one of the savviest and most strategic financiers in the history of Wall Street.

Mar 26 2018 · 51mins
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REPLAY: Steve Schwarzman: Lessons From the Billionaire's Office

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***REPLAY***

This week we've got Steve Schwarzman, founder and CEO of Blackstone, and one of the country's wealthiest people. He's a philanthropist, a Wall Street deal maker, and owns a variety of companies through his private equity firm including; the Waldorf Astoria Hotels, theme parks like Lego Land and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, and Crocs.

But Steve wasn't born into money, he had to work his way up from the streets of Philadelphia to get to where he is today. In this conversation, we talk about a decision that changed his life at an early age, how he handles rejection, and what you can do to impress him.

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May 24 2016 · 27mins
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Steve Schwarzman: Lessons From the Billionaire's Office

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This week we've got Steve Schwarzman, founder and CEO of Blackstone, and one of the country's wealthiest people. He's a philanthropist, a Wall Street deal maker, and owns a variety of companies through his private equity firm including; the Waldorf Astoria Hotels, theme parks like Lego Land and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, and Crocs.

But Steve wasn't born into money, he had to work his way up from the streets of Philadelphia to get to where he is today. In this conversation, we talk about a decision that changed his life at an early age, how he handles rejection, and what you can do to impress him.

Nov 10 2015 · 30mins