By Victoria Bates
Appeared in City AM on 18 February 2010
Well, I never. We didn’t have mighty City veteran Terry Smith - the hard-hitting boss of stockbroker Collins Stewart and inter-dealer broker Tullett Prebon – down as the type to take kindly to receiving business advice. But Smith has revealed the secret behind his success, after being involved with the judging for the upcoming FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards.
“The best advice I ever got was from an old associate who recommended I study a business leader and the way he invests so I studied Warren Buffett,’ says Smith. “I read everything he wrote. There’s no point in reinventing the wheel; just emulate the people you respect…”
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