|2000||Al Gore net worth ~ $1 – $2 Million|
|2004||Al Gore and David Blood co-found General Investment Management LLP – Company gets paid for Carbon Credits.|
|2006||An Inconvenient Truth premieres August 31st.|
|2007||Oscar for documentary “An Inconvenient Truth”|
|2007||Al Gore wins Emmy|
|2007||Al Gore wins Nobel Peace Prize|
|2007||Al Gore net worth ~ $120 Million|
Did you increase your net worth by over $120 million dollars? I didn’t. It really is a simple equation to success:
• Create business
• Create need for business
• Market business
• Roll in the cash
Seems straight forward enough to me. And let’s face it do you really think good ol Al cares that much about mother earth? Answer – Who Cares! He has a brilliant business plan that is working extraordinarily well. Instead of vilifying his science, which by now we all know is held together with duct tape, spit and twine, we really should be praising his business acumen. While the rest of us toll away in the salt mines this man created a monolithic empire that makes people feel good about themselves. And that’s a very hard thing to do!
How many other companies do you know that offer you a sense of contribution and well-being. Once again – does it matter whether we agree with the politics or not? No it does not. Does it matter if we care what the Mandle wearing, butt pack donning, smug-holier-than-thou smiling lemmings thinks? No, it does not. When you buy any other product, a fancy new gadget from Apple (mmmmmmmmm technology….), to a brand new riding lawn mower, do you get that smug sense of well being? I don’t and I love Apple and cannot wait to get a riding mower. Not a crappy one either, you know the kind where all the wheels aren’t the same size. One that pulls quite a bit to the left, and it looks like someone tried to seal the gas line with electric tape. Yeah, not that one!