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Why Culture is The Basis of Building & Investing: What Carlyle Group’s Example Holds for CEOs

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Billionaire buy and hold investor Ron Baron says he invests in people, not companies. Before he opens his investment war chest, he dives deep into a company, actually meeting the leadership and seeing the tone they set from the top. No matter how "successful" a company looks on paper, it's the meet and greet and getting to know the people involved in the organization and their culture that seals the deal for him. Peeling back his 25 billion investing portfolio, one of his investing jewels is The Carlyle Group.

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