Up Close and Personal with Wes Edens, Founder, and Chairman of Fortress Investment Group

Have you ever wondered what the one percent of people who become CEO’s, and successful entrepreneurs, do differently from everyone else? Well, according to Wes Edens, ranked number 369 of the wealthiest men on earth, the secret lies in attaining and projecting the right personality in everything a person does. Wes is the founder and CEO of the Fortress Investment Group. He served as the CEO of Newcastle Investments Limited before starting his company. Other positions that Wes has held include being the manager at the Union Bank. He is also a partner at the Milwaukee Bucks. Here are a few nuggets of wisdom about entrepreneurship and business leadership from Wes Edens. For one to be successful, there has to be some schedule that they adhere to on a day to day basis. Wes Eden confides that he always starts his day with meditation.

He elaborates that this is the activity which gives him an opportunity to visualize the entire day ahead of him, and the achievements that he is hoping to make. Wes Edens also states that the practice provides him with all the serenity and clarity of mind that he needs to carry out the day’s activities.

Sustaining a successful startup and even thriving depends on how well a business can adapt to the changing trends in the marketplace. When asked about the trend which is timeless to him, Wes states that he admires people who create a goal, set their sights towards achieving it, and stay on course until they have accomplished their desire. He believes that this innate sense of direction has always helped him strategize for the things he wanted and achieve them. The other trend that Wes Edens likes is connecting with like-minded individuals and brainstorming about entrepreneurship. He says that this has helped him refine business acumen.

Private Equities is an investment vehicle that has been around for a while, but people have been reluctant about warming up to it. Wes states that he has a lot of confidence in private equities because many people are figuring out the importance of diversifying their financial investment portfolio.

When Wes is not doing business, he relaxes with his family at his home or watches his team, the Milwaukee Bucks playing. He is a great inspiration for people who want to get into the world of investment and to build a legacy as entrepreneurs.

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