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One of the things that he's done in recent years is step up his charitable giving to -- -- foundations.
You're sure what foundation -- -- foundation Peter you've got the Howard G Buffett foundation.
-- recently -- what about three point one billion -- you split it equally.
I have to.
Was I think so yeah I well it's -- -- you give yourself Hertzberg you know all I'm not you know she hasn't come to that conclusion yet at the what does that mean to you -- your dad is that generous but but gives a copy this goes to your foundation.
Well it's enormous.
You know I had to break.
It's a great -- of confidence right I mean he's been watching what we've been doing over the last few years.
He's been so supportive he does not get involved at all.
He's just -- -- -- -- and clearly he believes -- -- what we're all doing.
To increase and then it's just it's just been wonderful.
Peter your -- business acumen.
Words to describe it.
Over the years what have you learnt from your dad's abilities.
Well you know it's funny how.
These things I think we probably -- -- around the dinner table -- take into the foundation side of things.
Looking at what you might consider investments although it sounds may -- cold when it's human beings but you know how to make that.
Effective how to do it efficiently how -- I think it through both.
Passionately because you -- -- but dispassionately.
Because you have to to to make good decisions sometimes you know and the power is this passion that.
In the best sense of the word has.
Driven such success for him I mean he really removes his of motion.
From the decision making and that's what drives so much instant support us at all it's almost that unbelievable.
Unwavering discipline power.
He'd he has his principal -- sticks.
We just if he has the uncanny ability.
-- In decision making processes.
Can't have it in and I talk about his you know what he's thinking of businesses and -- and that type things and I've hardly ever met anybody my life.
And I've been around a lot of CEOs and I mean I guess there's almost no one I've ever -- Dude does that so consistently and and and does -- so well.
And that's that's a huge part of his success but also little frustrated too because sometimes it got remember -- what you were try to renovate your kitchen just out of college.
The -- give me the money from her.
No but no I -- all -- -- my grandmother and even -- I don't know I wanna go alone I would pay interest.
Yeah the answer was go to the angle -- -- -- -- I thought well why he's getting a bad rap now.
-- already said he's been a little -- yeah yeah yeah he's been very gently asks.
You know he did something.
Then I think.
Probably was fairly intentional or you do it all the way through or not which was.
Let's see how are those markets think let's see how they act let's see what they've accomplished at forty years old.
The 45 years old and then that's the time -- because what I do after that point in her life is not going to change their life I -- you Marty set a pattern.
And you know results -- behavior.
And so I think you know he got much more generous being much more generous -- guarantee -- in our life anyway but you know he got much -- Anderson who got.
How was it that you guys aren't Justin -- Lindsay Lohan -- -- me we don't look like hadn't brought.
And then say about the kitchen -- now I would -- he didn't write that.
I'm -- her -- you know we didn't brought with -- being mentioned as -- -- animal's mom hall.
Situation -- and I'm so -- -- yet.
You know I had.
Multiple mortgages on my house I did some dumb stuff I went to the bank -- got myself out and suddenly I could do it.
Through this and if you pick yourself if you could get up every time they called they don't know how to get up and so he.
He showed us that we knew how to get ourselves -- I -- a lot of skinned -- yeah.
And -- That's that's a huge thing for parents -- Even when the especially when they can to not do it passes but to do that.
-- would love.
How well from skinned knees.
That -- parts because -- a lot of look for your doubted he is beyond proud of you thank you so much.
For joining us this is our sixth -- together with the power of Susie five -- it.
-- kind of thought that I just think I got lost Howard got lost the last time but I -- its own backyard -- -- the that may not.
I thank all of you very came -- -- thank you about that kids my.
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