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Ken Langone: The Generosity of Time

May 15, 2018

“A kid asked me one time, what’s your net worth? I blurted it out – I never thought about it, ‘My net worth is what good I do with what I have,’ and I believe that.”

Billionaire Ken Langone, one of the founders of The Home Depot, grew up poor. His dad was a plumber and his mom worked in the school cafeteria. What they lacked in material things, they made up for in unconditional love and richness of family and community.  

Listen in as this self-proclaimed kid from Long Island shares his journey, from almost being thrown out of high school (twice), to building charities that generate hundreds of millions of dollars to help others.

Crazy Good Turns: Ken Langone and the Generosity of Time