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


"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 What would he be doing with something as outdated and antiquated as a flip phone?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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