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Brookfield Billionaire Flatt Reveals Secret Behind 3,700% Return

CEO Bruce Flatt also discusses why inflation isn’t a big worry for the alternative-investment firm on “Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein.”

Bruce Flatt speaks with David Rubenstein during an interview at Brookfield’s Manhattan West in New York.

Bruce Flatt speaks with David Rubenstein during an interview at Brookfield’s Manhattan West in New York.

Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

Bruce Flatt, who heads one of the world’s largest alternative-investment companies, encourages his employees to make small mistakes every day. 

“It means that we’re testing the limits of where we should be going,” the chief executive officer of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. said in an episode of “Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein.” “Just don’t make any really large mistakes.”