• Barbara Corcoran says Donald Trump is 'a phenomenal salesman' and he used that to his advantage in the 2016 election

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Barbara Corcoran spoke at Business Insider's IGNITION Conference Tuesday morning in New York City and discussed how Trump used his salesman tactics to his advantage in the 2016 election.
    She recounted a real-estate story about Trump selling land to a wealthy international family in addition to New York City's The Plaza. They were originally only interested in the hotel, according to Corcoran.
    Corcoran said it was that acumen and ability to pick out someone's weakness that he used in the election to sell himself.
    "He put his finger on what the weakness was, the vulnerability of people and...
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  • Barbara Corcoran asks a simple question on 'Shark Tank' to quickly understand if a business partnership will succeed

    Barbara Corcoran asks a simple question on 'Shark Tank' to quickly understand if a business partnership will succeed

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Barbara Corcoran says she loves business partnerships between people with different skill sets.
    When she's trying to figure out if a partnership will work on " Shark Tank ," Corcoran simply asks contestants, "What do you do?"
    She said her most successful investments on "Shark Tank" support teams with opposite yet complementary talents.
    Barbara Corcoran is known for her extroverted persona and sometimes edgy advice - but one of her most successful business partnerships was with a particularly quiet woman named Esther Kaplan.
    "She's the most conservative person you ever want to meet...
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