AirTalk for July 8, 2010

Peter Buffett’s life is what he made it

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Musician Peter Buffett attends a press conference announcing Akon's and Peter Buffett's new musical and charity collaboration on June 11, 2008 at the Blender Theatre in New York City.

You might think that being the son of wealth and privilege is in itself a ticket to fulfillment. But as Peter Buffett, son of billionaire Warren Buffett, writes in his new book, success has more to do with building personal character. And character is defined by the decisions you make and the actions you take – not by your last name. Buffett, an Emmy Award-winning producer and composer for film and television, co-chairs the NoVo Foundation, which focuses on the empowerment of women in developing nations. In his book he shares important lessons learned from his parents, who were determined to instill honorable values in their children.

Guest:

Peter Buffett, author of Life is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment (Harmony Books). He is an Emmy Award-winning composer and producer and co-chairman of the NoVo Foundation with his wife Jennifer.


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