James Grant, the prominent financial analyst, started Grant’s Interest Rate Observer in the 1980s after years of working for a prominent mainstream publication.
The transition wasn’t easy.
“I came from Barron’s where people were returning my telephone calls, and I innocently assumed that it was because they were were calling me back,” said Grant. “They were actually calling the Dow Jones company.”
“One of the formative adult experiences that every entrepreneur can experience is the phone not ringing.”
Watch below Grant recall his first years as a struggling entrepreneur or click here to watch with transcript.
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