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Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Reveals One of His Surprising Secrets to Success

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"You can't have it all."

Dallas Cowboys owner and billionaire Jerry Jones, in an interview this week with CBS This Morning, revealed one of the secrets behind his incredible wealth: A flip phone.

Jones raised some eyebrows last month when cameras caught him using the old school device -- and the questions it raised weren't all that surprising. After all, this is 2013. He’s a wealthy and successful businessman. What would he be doing with something as outdated and antiquated as a flip phone?

His explanation is simple: You get more privacy with a flip phone. Further, they’re cheaper than smart phones.

"It's how you have a stadium worth $1.2 [billion] if you watch your pennies and use flip phones," said Jones. "You can't have it all."

Jones, who is worth an estimated $3 billion, bought the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 for $140 million. The team is now worth more than $2.3 billion:

(H/T: Business Insider)

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