The Money-Making Personality

Ayn Rand

In this radio talk, Ayn Rand identifies two types of business personality: Money-Makers (innovators and entrepreneurs who take calculated risks and succeed on a free market) and Money-Appropriators (those who become rich illegitimately, by “cutting corners” or political favoritism).  Along the way she describes the qualities of real-life money-makers such as steamship and railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, steel industrialist Andrew Carnegie, automobile innovator Henry Ford and banking magnate J. P. Morgan.

The program lasts 27 minutes.

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Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand
Learn more about Ayn Rand’s life and writings at AynRand.org.