Randal Nardone: SELF-MADE

Sometimes it is necessary for us to go off and do our own thing. To not wait for a person or company to give us an opportunity, or raise, or promotion. Sometimes it is necessary for us to take the bull by the horns and start our own franchise or company. In that case we won’t ever have to wait for something to be given instead we will be giving the opportunities, or raises, or promotions. Of course, this isn’t easy and takes discipline and hard work. One person who can definitely provide example of the work and dividends that can be done when starting your own company is Randal Nardone.Randal Nardone is the co-founder, director and principal at the company Fortress Investment Group LLC. This company is devoted to investment managing and is a firm that has been around for a while now.

Randal Nardone went to Boston University and got a Doctor of Jurisprudence. He didn’t remain a lawyer long and soon switched to a career as a financer where he worked for several companies. These included Thatcher Profit and Wood, as well as BlackRock and UBS. After working for these companies and gaining some experience he and some colleges got the brilliant idea to start their own company that being Fortress Investment Group. They started the company in 1998 and Randal was the Chief Operating Officer which put him in charge of handling legal matters as well as the structured finances that come with the business. Of course, he worked very hard in this position and the company started to flourish.

Randal Nardone is now in his 690’s and is a proud billionaire. He is one of the partners that owns 53 million shares of the company and his net worth is estimated to be about 1.8 billion dollars. His success has even put him on the Forbes list. In 2007 he was placed at the 557th position on the list of the wealthy and successful people. Randal not only has helped to create a juggernaut of a financial business but has dine so with people still liking him including his employees who think of him as friendly and understanding. Randal Nardone as done what a lot of us want to do and maybe should do, start our own business. He Is a self-made man that doesn’t owe anyone anything. His example is one of what it takes to not only start a business but to have a successful one.