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  • The Barstool MBA

  • Why Running a Bar Beats Running to Business School
  • By: Dan Maccarone, Bob Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Dan Maccarone, Bob Sullivan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

In February 2009, Dan Maccarone, a digital product design executive who works with some of the world’s top brands, walked through the doors of what would be his new bar, Destination, in Manhattan’s East Village. The overwhelming stale-beer smell, ruined floor, and “Happy New Year 2008” banners that hung from the walls were the least of his worries. He had just six weeks and a budget of $150,000 to turn the place into the neighborhood’s new favorite hang-out - and start turning a profit.     

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  • Informative and Entertaining!

  • By Chris C on 07-22-19

Informative and Entertaining!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 07-22-19

Whether you're thinking, "Help! I'm running a business and can't afford to lose everything," or "I'm just looking for an enjoyable read," this step-by-step guide has you covered. Using their day-job business expertise, personal experience, and the entertaining backstories of popular companies they've advised, this book is a great resource and read for any listener. I have no interest in opening a business, yet loved it!

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