As mentioned in the Wall Street Journal's "MarketWatch", The Billionaire's Apprentice provides a complete account of the business lives of 21 extraordinary billionaires. This book is for people who want to learn the ins and outs of business by studying the examples of the best. Just as a philosopher might study Plato or Socrates to establish a philosophical foundation, so too a businessman can study the greatest businessmen and women in order to establish a business foundation. While listening to this audiobook, you will realize that these billionaires are ordinary men and women who have achieved incredible success through hard work, determination, luck, and risk. You will be inspired to aim big and, most importantly, to learn about business.
Included in the selection are accounts from the lives of Amancio Ortega, Andrew Carnegie, Cheung Yan (aka Zhang Yin), Daniel K. Ludwig, Frederick W. Smith, Frederic Tudor, Friedrich Weyerhäuser, Gina Rinehart, Haroldson Lafayette Hunt, Howard Hughes, Jean Paul Getty, John Jacob Astor, John Paul Dejoria, John Huntsman (Sr.), John Kluge, John D. MacArthur, John D. Rockefeller, Manoj Bharghava, Roman Arkadyevich Abromovich, Sheldon Adelson, Steve Wynn, and T. Boone Pickens.