Carl rogers 19021987 fred zimring1 carl rogers was one of the most prominent american psychologists of his generation. Our industry has lost one of its most influential and extraordinary leaders, said lynn good, chairman, president and ceo of duke energy. Over the few years following publication both commodities rallied hard producing gains of 155% and 232% respectively. Visionary duke energy ceo inspired solutions to global warming, nature conservancy, and lighting the world duke energys former chairman and ceo jim rogers died unexpectedly of sepsis in. Rogers book is a summation of his rewarding life as both a traveler and an investor. Se4all energy access committee report, available in pdf at sakai site bernard tenenbaum et al. Former ceo jim rogers has been busy since his departure from duke energy nyse.
As ceo at duke energy, rogers invested four billion dollars in wind and. Jim became president and ceo of duke energy following the. This is the motivating story of entrepreneur jim rogers, dubbed the indiana jones of finance by time magazine, together with his fiancee, paige. From 1990 to 1992, he traveled through china again, as well as around the world, on motorcycle, over 100,000 miles 160,000 km across six continents, which was picked up in the guinness book of world records.
Transforming our energy future by bringing electricity to everyone. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading investment biker. Jim rogers, the ceo who wouldnt leave to create the countrys largest electric utility, duke energys jim rogers offered to give up the ceos chair. Rogers became president and ceo of duke energy following the merger between duke. In 1989 and 1990, rogers was the moderator of wcbs the dreyfus roundtable and fnns the profit motive with jim rogers. Professional experience james rogers is an american businessman and financial commentator based in singapore. I am describing the habitat and small mammal diversity to students in my mammalogy biology 447 class. Rogers is a top 100 bestselling author making our list 51 times. Jim rogers is the former chairman, president and ceo of duke energy, the largest electric power company in the us. September 20, 1947 december 17, 2018 was an american businessman and author. Duk 17 months ago, and his efforts include a book due. He was president and ceo of duke energy, the largest electrical utility in the u.
Jim rogers, the former chairman and chief executive of duke energy, has. Jim rogers became a wall street legend when he and george soros founded the quantum fund. Rogers on cover president harding and his paternal granduncle, oliver harding. Jim rogers, the iconic former chairman and chief executive officer of duke energy, died monday in louisville, ky. Jim was the former duke energy ceo and was an iconic leader in the. His book, lighting the world, which explores the issues involved in bringing electricity to. The founder of the rogers international commodities index rici has written a book to remind the world that there are investment opportunities beyond stocks and bonds. The service focused more on jim rogers family and community involvement than business affairs and politics while he was ceo and chairman at duke energy corp. Rogers an old friend in sincere admiration earl greer, james k. Celebration of life for former duke energy ceo jim.
The long the short of it by garrett dukes fuqua school. In particular, its leaders are considering building new nuclear capacity. Presentation date 02 august 2011 in sydney australia at the invitation of the royal bank of scotland, jim rogers details his investment philosophy and strategy, his outlook for the us and the australian dollars and his legendary. Legendary investor jim rogers gives us his view of the world on a twentytwomonth, fiftytwocountry motorcycle odyssey in his bestselling businessadventure book, investment biker, which has already sold more than 200,000 copies. The book asserts that access to electricity should be recognized as a basic human right. The guide opens with an extract from jim rogers book hot commodities. Investment biker isbn 9780812968712 pdf epub jim rogers. Rogers spoke to time about the book, why the obama administration cant fix the economy and why he still thinks commodities are the best investment for the future.
Rogers is the nowretired president, ceo and chairman of duke energy, the largest electric utility company in the united states pending exelons. Jim rogers spent 25 years as the chief executive of electric and natural gas utilities in the u. Transforming our energy future by bringing electricity to everyone rogers, jim, williams, stephen p. American demand for swing skyrocketed with the onslaught of war as millionsisolated from loved onessought diversion, comfort, and social contact through music and. Duke energy, an american investorowned electric utility, confronts multibillion dollar decisions about its future fuel mix. A gripping tale of adventure, danger and humor, peppered with investment tips from a wall street legend. Jim rogers has 42 books on goodreads with 12311 ratings. Very interesting, wellwritten, and well researched book. Duk 17 months ago, and his efforts include a book due out in. In 1963 when attorneygeneral kennedy and senator javits said there might be a negro president in the next. Connie johnson won the democratic primary runoff election for an open u. Duke energy ceo james rogers says his board lost confidence in progress chief bill johnson.
Carl rogers discover their books and more about them right here on free. Apparently uberinvestor jim rogers now considers himself a china expert too. Jim rogers, the iconic former chairman and chief executive officer of duke energy, died monday. Before you invest another dollar anywhere in the world including the united states, read this book by the man time magazine calls the indiana jones of finance. Rogers explains why a new commodity bull market is underway and why it will continue for years. Former duke energy ceo jim rogers book on energy and. In the book he focuses specifically on sugar and coffee due to favourable supply demand issues. He notes that every 30 years or so there have been bull markets in commodities and that these cycles have always occurred as supplyanddemand patterns have shifted. He also served as duke energys president and ceo from april 2006 until july 1, 20. He began his professional career in irish studies with the irish american cultural institute in 1983. Conrad, earl jim crow america new york duell, sloan and pearce 1947 to j.
Through intermixing and amalgamations, humanity has thrived, conquered, and expanded. He had an uncommon view of human nature, which led him to originate a unique psychotherapy and gave him a different view of education. We met jim after reading his book, lighting the world, and hearing. Jim rogers has been in the media a lot over the past couple weeks and we wanted to provide a summary of these thoughts. My research involves the systematics and natural history of small mammals using primarily molecular approaches.
Rogers, who as chief executive of duke energy emerged as one of the industrys most passionate supporters of sustainable energy, died on dec. Since leaving duke energy i have devoted much of my energy to the issue of how rural people in low income nations can get access to clean, sustainable electricity. In a gift to my children, jim rogers offers advice with his trademark candor and confidence, but this time he adds paternal compassion, protectiveness, and love. In 1973 he formed the quantum fund with the legendary investor george soros before retiring, a multi millionaire at the age of 37. Rogers book collection author title city publisher year handwritten notes and autographs. You have a lot of advice in your new book for your daughters, on money, education, travel, dating. Health click here to read about this wonderful charity in a remote corner of southwest nicaragua and how generous donations matched by investment l help. Jim warren, executive director of nc warn, an environmental watchdog group, asked the commission to. Ceo jim rogers believes that nuclear power makes sense from a social standpoint but also must consider the perspectives of his ratepayers and. Alabamas tragic decade birmingham webb book company 1940 epton, nina love and the french new york world publishing company 1959 j. He stayed on as chairman of the board until retiring the following december. Rogers is an expert commentator and has appeared on 60 minutes, bloomberg news, cnbc, msnbc, and the colbert report. He was president and ceo of duke energy, the largest electrical utility in the.
Jim rogers, former senior advisor, was the chairman of the board at duke energy until his retirement on december 31, 20. Working with university fellow jim rogers and nicholas institute director tim profeta, students. The user agreement contains several warnings and disclaimers about the potential problems the program may cause to the computer, which is troublesome. The bestselling author of investment biker takes a fascinating journey through the worlds economic situation in a convertible yellow mercedes. If the latter option sounds more adventurous, more lively and worth your time, then you just might get along with legendary investor jim rogers, author of the new book street smarts. Conrad, earl jim crow america new york duell, sloan and pearce.
Rogers presents a history of the races on the various continents and corners of the world, and shows how we are all truly connected by blood, as one human race. This is the fascinating story of his 1990 investing trip around the world. Theforgotten history of the allgirl big bands of the world war ii era takes center stage in sherrie tuckers swing shift. Around the world with jim rogers kindle edition by rogers, jim.
Additionally, rogers presumed successor at duke, james l. Rogers reveals how to learn from his triumphs and mistakes in order to achieve a prosperous, welllived life. Former duke energy ceo jim rogers book on energy and world. Joel augustus rogers september 6, 1880, or 1883 march 26, 1966 was a jamaican author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of africa and the african diaspora, especially the history of african americans in the united states. Jim rogers september 20, 1947 december 17, 2018 was the chairman of the board at duke energy until his retirement on december 31, 20. His research spanned the academic fields of history, sociology. Investment biker jim rogers pdf if you build websites as a hobby, you should definitely give investment biker jim rogers pdf 4 for mac a go. In 2009, newsweek named him one of the 50 most powerful people in the world.1182 652 1491 213 1398 1238 886 477 937 1464 1345 759 463 1385 1400 932 738 1298 958 1279 493 709 1309 204 561 1012 406 106 1032 558 378 270 865 1453 582 87 1028 916 936 995 178 241 670 1041