Josh Brown finds investing and finance-related lessons in almost every book he picks up. Drawing on Bob Spitz’s The Beatles: The Biography Brown puts together 10 business lessons he learned from The Beatles that apply in business and investing.
Some of these include collaboration – “Are you surrounded by the right people, people whose own talent inspires you and pushes you to develop your own skills?” Or don’t make the same mistake twice. Dick Rowe famously rejected The Beatles and about two years later Beatlemania was gripping London. “Less than two years later, as the early stages of Beatlemania are gripping London, Dick Rowe bumps into George Harrison at a concert. All is forgiven by now, of course, but the label executive mentions to Harrison that he’s on the lookout for talent. George mentions the Beatles’ friends, the Rolling Stones, and before he can get the rest of the sentence out of his mouth, Rowe is off like a shot.” Brown’s takeaway, think about opportunities you’re overlooking….read more @ (Money & Markets)