Billionaire: Secrets to Success [Bill Bartmann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. There have been plenty of books written on the topic of. Talk about ups and downs: Bill Bartmann grew up poor, was no stranger to booze or gangs, had a bad accident and was told he’d never walk again, got rich. How do you succeed after failure? The founder and CEO of CFS2 Inc., a debt collection company based in Tulsa, tells Inc.’s Scott Gerber how it’s done.

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They exceeded the target and Bartmann flew the entire company to Las Vegas. Please enter the letters from the image below: Bartmann was found not guilty in a jury trial of 58 counts of conspiracy and fraud concerning the collapse of Barrmann, after 38 days of testimony, several dozen witnesses and more than 1, exhibits.

Brad Henry, former Oklahoma governor, on Thursday became a shareholder and was elected director of CFS2, a provider of consumer financial recovery services.

Retrieved August 30, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Inthe bankruptcy trustee for Commercial Financial Services publicly declared that the company had not engaged in fraud. InBarmann was called the 25th richest person in the U. It described the current opportunity to capitalize on the enormous wave of defaulted debt available today.


It takes a certain personality, according to Jim Wheelerthe Stanley White executive director and co-founder of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Low to High Price: Only 2 left in stock – order soon. You say, “What do I do to get out of this hole?

Archived from the original on May 2, Bartmann succeeded in collecting enough money from that first portfolio to recoup the cost of the portfolio, plus make a partial repayment on his bank debt.

Now Bartmann makes do with eight employees. I’m not sure why. As the company grew, Bartmann gained a reputation for doing the unexpected. In Bill Bartmann Enterprises was named to the “Inc. Later that year the company leased space at the CityPlex Towers complex in south Tulsa, returning Bartmann to the location where CFS had previously operated.

She said no, that was a lot of work and we’re older now. When you learn failure isn’t fatal, you become less afraid of it. Department of Justice persuaded a third grand jury to indict Bartmann and other senior executives. I even received an apology from the government for prosecuting me, which rarely happens.

Archived copy as title link. They concluded that the unauthorized transactions were limited to my business partner.

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Our program is like going to school. Later I got involved in real estate investing, and became quite successful, whereupon I got involved in oil drilling and lost my shirt. It’s a long story but I ended up walking out of the hospital on my own two feet. We would show other people how to do it. This page requires javascript. The Life of Bill Bartmann Sep 30, They will be able to be a breadwinner again. Views Read Edit View history.


The government was requiring banks to dispose of assets deemed “toxic” to banks but those assets had residual value to others knowledgeable enough to extract it. But life was lonely afterward. When a business fails, almost always it’s our fault. August 20, Leave a comment. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Free with purchase Where: A couple million years of evolution have taught us how to survive by making right decisions.

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I’m also something of an authority on surviving bankruptcy and other forms of failure. Homeless bbill age 14, a member of a street gang and a high-school dropout, Bartmann took control of his life by taking the GED exam and putting himself through college and law school and later got involved in real estate, oil drilling, and oil services.

I get to tell them about the times I got it wrong.