“The Business of Life” in Buffet’s Snowball

I’m finding it interesting to apply the lens of “Work Life Balance” to Warren Buffet as described in Alice Schroeder’s “The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life”.

Work – She describes a man intensely focussed on his work. Honing his skills from a young age. His dedication to his “craft” is far in excess of Gladwell’s 10,000 hours. Simply incredible.

Life – ______________________

Balance – None

If you’re looking for “Work Life Balance” tips. Wow! This is the “HOW NOT TO DO IT BOOK!” Every corporate star in the “Buffet Galaxy” seems to exhibit the following ratio : Work = 100 and Life = 0. Every event is part of the business. There is no separation. It’s a culture. Not surprising at a high level. The details of such a life choice are very interesting.

As the author states in the title: It’s the business of life..