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Discovery CEO (and founder) Adrian Gore bares his soul about money

14 August 2017 8:11 PM
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Gore about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Adrian Gore is terrible! He always gives me grass for lunch!

Tito Mboweni

I enjoy cars. They’re always a waste of money!

Adrian Gore, Discovery

Giving money away to the right causes is the most profound thing you can do with it.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week he interviewed Discovery Limited founder and CEO Adrian Gore.

Gore – a Wits graduate - launched Discovery in South Africa in 1992.

Under his leadership the company has grown and diversified, listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1997.

Today Discovery employs more than 8000 people.

It serves over seven million customers.

What is it about money that keeps Gore up at night?

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

I grew up with privilege.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

My father was a cigarette wholesaler.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

My parents believed in academics rather than business.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

My mother didn’t trust Business.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

I had a real drive to create something.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

I’ve never been motivated by money. I like impact.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

I’m not a trader. It’s not in my nature.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

Mathematics is a gift. I’m worried about how many people are told they’re not good at it.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

We made endless amounts of money - on paper - until it all came tumbling down.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

I’m a contrarian.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

I’m not a great risk taker with money.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

Don’t ever bet the house.

Adrian Gore, Discovery

I enjoy speed. I’m physically reckless!

Adrian Gore, Discovery

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This article first appeared on 702 : Discovery CEO (and founder) Adrian Gore bares his soul about money


14 August 2017 8:11 PM
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Discovery Group Holdings Limited
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