Barbara Corcoran explains why she secretly ‘couldn’t wait’ for Fridays — the day she fired people

Barbara Corcoran was a real estate mogul before she became a judge on “Shark Tank.” As the head of The Corcoran Group, which she sold in 2001 for $ 66 million, Corcoran ran a “mean and lean” business by not being scared to fire underperformers. She explained at IGNITION why she relished firing 25% of her sales […]

‘Shark Tank’ investors Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran just invested $400,000 in an avocado-only restaurant — here’s what it’s like to eat there

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler On a recent episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran invested in avocado-based Brooklyn eatery Avocaderia.  Each investor offered $ 200,000 for a 10% stake, giving the restaurant a $ 2 million valuation. The Brooklyn-based restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes that all use avocado, seeing success since day […]

Horn to defend title against Corcoran

JEFF HORN will defend his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title against Englishman Gary Corcoran at the Brisbane Convention Centre on December 13. Horn, who beat Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous points decision in July, has been sparring with former world titleholder Michael Katsidis. Horn, who did three furious rounds with the former lightweight king in […]

Why ‘Shark Tank’ investor Barbara Corcoran is convinced rich kids have a disadvantage over poor kids in business

Brian Ach / Stringer / Getty Images Barbara Corcoran is a real-estate mogul and a star investor on the ABC series “Shark Tank.” She thinks kids who don’t grow up with money have an advantage over kids who were raised wealthy when it comes to business, partly because the former are accustomed to failure. Corcoran has said […]