He had great energy and vision, worked seven days a week and liked it, and was happy in his life.
I watched people take vacations, and they're .
There's a Starbucks somewhere up in the sky-high atrium, not far from the 60-foot waterfall.
You fight the urge to dunk your head in the pool where it collects, and try, instead, to regain your wits on the whooshing ride up to the 26th floor.
" says Donald Trump, having just stepped aboard his throne room of a plane and stopping by my seat to extend his hand. "I bought this from Paul Allen and gutted it top to bottom.
" calls Trump over his shoulder, leading me down the corridor to the cockpit.
Fred Trump, the second in a line of self-made magnates (his father, Friedrich, had earned his fortune in the Klondike gold rush, selling lodging, food, booze and possibly women to hordes of miners), was possessed of the singular family gift: He could see the future and beat everyone else to it."When the car was just coming out, houses had no garages," says Trump.
"We'd go on jobs where you needed tough guys to knock on doors," he says.Polished and restrained where their father is flamboyant, they've nonetheless paid him the highest praise by enlisting in the family trade.