Barbara Corcoran: The Key to Investing Successfully

Half of life is luck, but the other half is how hard you hustle, says Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul and investor.
Corcoran told Kitco News on the sidelines of the “Three Sharks In A Castle” symposium that her big break into real estate came when she met her boyfriend while waitressing at age 23, who later encouraged her to work as a real estate agent and offered her equity for her brokerage business.
“So much of life is a lucky break, but the other half is how hard you hustle and how far you run it up the flag pole,” Corcoran said.
On personal investments, Corcoran encourages buying real estate early in your life.
“Invest in what your instinct makes you happy,” she said. (show less)

Half of life is luck, but the other half is how hard you hustle, says Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul and investor.
Corcoran told Kitco News on the sidelines of the “Three Sharks In A Castle” symposium that her big break into real estate came when she met her boyfriend while waitressing at age 23, who later encouraged her to work as a real estate agent and offered her equity for her brokerage business.
“So much of life is a lucky break, but the other ... (read more)

Daniela Cambone

Daniela Cambone

Editor-in-Chief

Three Sharks In a Castle
Hosted by Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, the symposium at the newly renovated Casa Loma in Toronto, featured fellow Shark Tank investors, Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran as keynote guests. This is the first time the three have shared the stage in Canada.

Biography
With over a decade of international experience, Daniela Cambone covers prominent industry events and interviews a number of leading analysts, financiers and political leaders for Kitco News. She began her career covering the Canadian financial and insurance industry and later worked in Europe covering the political and financial scene for the International television station, Press TV. Daniela holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism and an MA in Journalism & Communications.

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