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Stephen Schwarzman Speaks To Yahoo Finance
YAHOO! Finance

How Stephen Schwarzman built a private equity empire

In a new interview with Yahoo Finance, billionaire Stephen A. Schwarzman shares how he built his private equity empire Blackstone and became one of the most sought-after CEOs for advice from world leaders.

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Stephen Schwarzman speaking with Fox Business
Fox Business

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman explains how he rates potential employees

"I'm always trying to hire people who are 10s… they can identify patterns of things that are changing, and they can come up with new paradigms," Schwarzman said.

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TechCrunch

Finding Sustainable Success with Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman

“Schwarzman's new book easily clears the hurdle rate for the entrepreneurially minded, and especially for those interested in the unique challenges of scaling a financial services business from scratch.”

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Wall Street Journal

Stephen Schwarzman’s Lifelong Audacity

“The way I approach life is I only have so much time and so much energy, I always look for something that has almost limitless possibilities because I know that that itself is worthy.”

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Stephen Schwarzman speaking with Fox News
Fox News

Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman on Trade Talks with China, New Book

Blackstone Group chairman and CEO Stephen Schwarzman is the author of “What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence.”

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Stephen Schwarzman speaking with CNBC
CNBC

Blackstone Co-Founder Stephen Schwarzman on How He Built His Success

Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone co-founder, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss his new book "What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence," where he details his career from growing up in Philadelphia to building Blackstone into the world's largest private equity firm.

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Fox Business

Lessons on How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

“There are frameworks and checklists for building and financing new ventures, and charts that plot the milestones of a new company, usually on a single slide along a smooth, always-upward curve. No one ever spends enough time telling you about the pain.”

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Tampa Bay Times

How losing $330 million taught Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman a valuable lesson

“The book, which vaulted up Amazon’s bestseller list after coming out Tuesday, is a quick and engaging read for anyone interested in how the rich got that way.”

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Stephen Schwarzman speaking with Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Steve Schwarzman Says the 'Phone Never Rang' When He Founded Private Equity Firm Blackstone

Steve Schwarzman discusses entrepreneurship, China, and the new Wall Street. He speaks with "Bloomberg Businessweek" anchors Jason Kelly and Carol Massar in the latest edition of Businessweek Talks.

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Stephen Schwarzman speaking with Fortune
Fortune

Blackstone CEO’s Leadership Lesson: Think Big and Never Give Up

Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Co-Founder and CEO, sits down with Susie Gharib from Fortune to discuss early rejections, doing what you love, and the importance of philanthropy.

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Inc.

This Billionaire Investor Just Shared 8 Rules for Nailing a Job Interview

“Schwarzman has conducted thousands of job interviews over his career to select the very best candidates to join his team. In his new book, What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence, Schwarzman offers job candidates eight rules for having a successful interview.”

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Fox Business

Thinking about starting a business? Blackstone's Schwarzman gives 3 tips test for success

Stephen Schwarzman, chairman, CEO and co-founder of the largest alternative investment firm in the world Blackstone, is a seasoned veteran when it comes to starting a business. He's determined three basic tests for people to go through before they try to start a business.

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Entrepreneur

Got a Business Idea? Billionaire Stephen A. Schwarzman Has 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching It.

If you're going to start a business, it must pass three basic tests, says the CEO of global private equity firm Blackstone.

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Thrive Global

Hold the Table

Stephen A. Schwarzman Gives His Best Interview Advice -- It all starts with the airplane test.

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