An interview with billionaire Henry Kravis. In this interview Henry discusses how he first got into corporate finance and his journey in the industry so far. Henry also talks of his life, including school, college and early work in finance. This interview offers a insight into the way Henry thinks and his attitudes towards success and failure.
Billionaire Henry Kravis On Finance, Work Ethic And Life
0:15 How did you first become involved in corporate finance?
10:53 RJR Nabisco
14:14 Closing the deal
22:42 Choosing corporate finance
24:23 KKR & leveraged buyouts
26:55 Challenge of leveraged buyouts
32:35 Fear of failure
35:03 A question from his wife
38:51 Handling criticism
41:44 Heroes and role models
49:32 Looking back, would you do anything differently?
53:40 What inspires a career in finance?
54:55 Measuring success
56:51 Overcoming obstacles
58:57 Proving yourself
1:01:54 Responsibilities that come with success
1:04:56 Advice for young people
1:06:59 Making time for relaxation
1:08:37 Balancing business and personal life