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How to Be a Billionaire: Proven Strategies from the Titans of Wealth | [Martin S. Fridson]

How to Be a Billionaire: Proven Strategies from the Titans of Wealth

How to Be a Billionaire is the first comprehensive picture of the real strategies and tactics that built the great business fortunes of modern times. Packed with engaging accounts of titans like Ross Perot, Richard Branson, and Phil Anschutz, it will show you principles that can increase your wealth and business acumen to the mogul level.
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How to Be a Billionaire is the first comprehensive picture of the real strategies and tactics that built the great business fortunes of modern times. Packed with engaging accounts of titans like Ross Perot, Richard Branson, and Phil Anschutz, it will show you principles that can increase your wealth and business acumen to the mogul level.

Martin Fridson looks at the careers, the methods, and the minds of self-made billionaires to distill the common keys to titanic accumulation of wealth. He identifies the methods, beliefs, and behaviors every businessperson must understand and emulate to reach the pinnacle of riches. How to Be a Billionaire is a manual for success that every aspiring tycoon will benefit from.

©2000 Martin S. Fridson; (P)2002 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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"This substantial addition to financial literature...stands apart in a crowded genre. Highly recommended." (Library Journal)

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    "Much more than the title implies"

    The author is a high-yield analyst at Merrill-Lynch. He's take some time to research common themes that make a business succeed (or fail). You can, I suppose, use this to try to be a billionaire. You can also use it to simply make your business more profitable (whether you own it or work for it as an employee). You can use these threads to distinguish between attractive investments and unattractive ones, or sort new clients into high-growth and limited-growth prospects. I'm a dissatisfied bookworm, and in my entire life I likely won't give a total of ten 5-star ratings; congratulations, Mr. Fridson, you earned one!

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    michael Hanover, MD, United States 11-30-09
    michael Hanover, MD, United States 11-30-09 Member Since 2005
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    "Informative"

    I found it interesting for the most part. The narrator's over pronunciation, especially of Wayne "HUI ZEN GA" was annoying. I'd probably think twice about getting another book that she narrates.

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    "Good book."

    Good book that anylizes different stories of different American billionaires. Becoming a billionaire is a difficult subject to cover because so few have reached this status, but it does give you a decent idea of how others have reached their wealth. You won't be rich just by reading this book.

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