Scott Mendelson- Things You did not know about him

Who is Scott Mendelson?

Scott Mendelson was born in New York City on October 27, 1971. He attended Columbia University where he graduated with a degree in history in 1994. After graduating college, he began working at the Wall Street Journal as a reporter. In 1998, he left the Wall Street Journal to work for Forbes Magazine. He currently works as the editor-in-chief of Forbes Magazine.

About his Early Life                            

Scott Mendelson was born on April 14th, 1969 in San Francisco, California. He grew up in the Bay Area where he attended high school at St. Francis High School. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 1992 with a degree in Environmental Studies. In 1995 he received his Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from UCLA. After graduating from college, he worked as a planner for the City of Los Angeles before moving back to the Bay Area to work for the city planning department.

He then moved to Washington D.C. to work for the National Park Service. While working for the National Park Service he met his wife, who was studying at Georgetown University Law Center. She later became a lawyer and they have two children together. In 2000 he returned to the Bay Area to start his own company called Mendelson Associates. His company specializes in urban planning, community engagement, and environmental policy.

What do you think about the way Scott Mendelson lives? Do you agree with him? Why or why not?

I think that Scott Mendelson is a great example of how we should live our lives. I believe that he is a good person and I would want to be just like him if I could. I admire him for being able to balance his career and family life while still making sure that both were taken care of. I don’t know if I could ever get my priorities right like he does though. Today, Scotts Miracle-gro is a publicly traded corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SMG. Its major competitors include John Deere, P&G, and WeedMD Inc.

What do you think is the best thing about Scott Mendelson?

The best thing about Scott Mendelsohn is that he is a great role model for people. He is someone who makes sure that he takes care of himself and his family. He doesn’t let anything stand in his way of achieving his goals. Scott Mendelson is married to Sarah Mendelson. Their daughter is named Ella and their son is named Henry.

Scott Mendelson is a Canadian entrepreneur who founded Scotts Miracle-Gro Company in Canada in 1965. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His father was a gardener and his mother was a housewife. Scott Mendelson attended York University where he graduated with a degree in business administration. After graduating from university, he worked at several companies including General Motors, Procter & Gamble, and Monsanto before founding Scotts Miracle-Gro.

About his Books

His first book, “The Emperor Wears No Clothes”, was published in 1999. It was a biography of Bill Gates. He followed this up with “Forbes Guide to the Richest Americans” in 2000. He then wrote “The Road from Xanadu” in 2001. This book focused on the rise and fall of Microsoft. He then wrote ‘’The Great Game of Business: The Epic Struggle between America and China for World Power” in 2003. He then wrote” “The Last Days of Publishing” in 2004. This book focused on how the newspaper industry was changing. He then wrote „“The Age of Unreason” in 2005. This book focused on religion and politics. He then wrote ‚“The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” in 2007.

This book focused on political movements and their effect on society. He then wrote ‟“Hubris: The inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War” in 2009. This book focused on what went wrong in the lead up to the war in Iraq. He then wrote ‡“The Road Ahead: Building the Next American Century” in 2010. This book looked at the future of the United States. He then wrote †“The Winner Take All Politics: How Washington Made Democracy Safe for Plutocrats” in 2012. This book focused on money in politics. He then wrote his latest book “The Lost Art of Listening: Discovering What Works When We Talk Less and Listen More” in 2014. This book focuses on communication.

Things that Scott Mendelson Liked

His hobbies include reading, writing, traveling, and playing tennis. He also enjoys spending time with his family.  He lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

In 1964, Scott Mendelson started Scotts Miracle-Gro with $500,000 in financing. In 1965, he sold his first product, a fertilizer called “Scotts Miracle-Gro”, to gardeners in Canada. By 1970, he had expanded his company to the United States. In 1971, he moved his headquarters to North America. Today, Scotts Miracle-Gro is one of the largest suppliers of gardening products in the world.




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