#1 New York Times Bestseller “Significant...The book is both instructive and surprisingly moving.” —The New York Times Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals. In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Forty years later, Bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the United States, according to Fortune magazine. Dalio himself has been named to Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Along the way, Dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to Bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture, which he describes as “an idea meritocracy that strives to achieve meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical transparency.” It is these principles, and not anything special about Dalio—who grew up an ordinary kid in a middle-class Long Island neighborhood—that he believes are the reason behind his success. In Principles, Dalio shares what he’s learned over the course of his remarkable career. He argues that life, management, economics, and investing can all be systemized into rules and understood like machines. The book’s hundreds of practical lessons, which are built around his cornerstones of “radical truth” and “radical transparency,” include Dalio laying out the most effective ways for individuals and organizations to make decisions, approach challenges, and build strong teams. He also describes the innovative tools the firm uses to bring an idea meritocracy to life, such as creating “baseball cards” for all employees that distill their strengths and weaknesses, and employing computerized decision-making systems to make believability-weighted decisions. While the book brims with novel ideas for organizations and institutions, Principles also offers a clear, straightforward approach to decision-making that Dalio believes anyone can apply, no matter what they’re seeking to achieve. Here, from a man who has been called both “the Steve Jobs of investing” and “the philosopher king of the financial universe” (CIO magazine), is a rare opportunity to gain proven advice unlike anything you’ll find in the conventional business press.

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Isbn 1501124056
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2017-09-19
Pages 592
Language English
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An entertaining, illustrated adaptation of Ray Dalio’s Principles, the #1 New York Times bestseller that has sold more than two million copies worldwide. Principles for Success distills Ray Dalio’s 600-page bestseller, Principles: Life & Work, down to an easy-to-read and entertaining format that’s acces­sible to readers of all ages. It contains the key elements of the unconven­tional principles that helped Dalio become one of the world’s most suc­cessful people—and that have now been read and shared by millions worldwide—including how to set goals, learn from mistakes, and collaborate with others to produce exceptional results. Whether you’re already a fan of the ideas in Princi­ples or are discovering them for the first time, this illustrated guide will help you achieve success in having the life that you want to have.

Author Ray Dalio
Isbn 1982147253
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2019-11-26
Pages 160
Language English
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INTRODUCTIONCAN PRINCIPLES tell us where we come from and where we are going? What have we done well, or what have we done wrong? What do we know and what do we not know?Ray Dalio introduces us to his book on how principles can set the path to a successful life, both personally and professionally. He focused on the main theme of the book based more on what was unknown to him, than on what he knew. He describes in a masterly way how he discovered that through his principles he was able to decide what is true and how to use it to achieve success. In this way, through the lines of 'principles' he wants to help his readers to be more successful.Dalio through his text advises that each one discovers and understands their own principles, which can be refined with the experiences one has over time in order to make better decisions. The first thing the billionaire recommends is to think about himself and decide what he wants, what is his truth, and what he must do to get what he wants from his truth.With the reading of this book you will learn how principles become fundamental truths through which you can shape your behavior without losing sight of the result, which is nothing more than getting what you want in life.For Ray Dalio if you think about yourself, your strengths and weaknesses with an open mind to discover what is best for you and face the challenges with courage and determination, you will get the most out of your life and in this way what you want.ABOUT THE ORIGINAL BOOK"PRINCIPLES, is a book very well organized into three parts, each of which has several chapters. In the first, Dalio summarizes his personal and professional life. He tells us about his failures and how all those life experiences allowed him to know himself, his strengths and weaknesses, which led him to know his principles in depth, guiding him to a process of making the right decisions. This part allows the reader to know more about the author's personal history.In the second part of the book, the author reveals his principles in greater depth, demonstrating how he applies them in his personal and professional life. In this part, Dalio gives us the tools, through five steps that provide a road map, to successfully obtain what is wanted. The author deepens and describes how he came to know the principles on which his personal life is based.In the third part he describes in detail how in his company Bridgewater, Dalio managed to unite these principles described in part 2, masterfully building an organization with goals and a mission outlined from personal principles. He describes how he managed to merge these personal principles with the objective of forming an organization based on the idea of meritocracy that aims to achieve meaningful work and relationships through what he defines as "radical truth and radical transparency." In this last part he teaches us to apply personal principles in business life.PART I: WHERE DO I COME FROMIN THIS FIRST PART divided into 8 chapters, the author makes a brief history of his personal and professional life. Through this description, he tries to show how people are not born with the ability to make decisions, but that they acquire the ability based on their own experiences. He clearly states that while anyone pursues their objectives, they will inevitably face different complicated situations and make mistakes. It is only through these experiences that you will know your own weaknesses and strengths. In this part, the author shows how he became aware of the system of principles, and how he has used them to achieve success in his personal and professional life.

Author Sapiens Editorial
Isbn 3966619261
Genre Self-Help
Year 2019-06-03
Pages 40
Language English
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Charles Stanley lays out 30 Life Principles that can help you become more like Christ every day. This is accomplished through the power of His Holy Spirit, and through your own diligence and discipline. In this book, author Charles Stanley lays out 30 Life Principles that can help you in the process. You will learn: “God’s Word is an immovable anchor in times of storm,” “fight all your battles on your knees and you will win every time,” “God acts on behalf of those who wait for Him,” and much more. These principles are laid out as a study guide for use in individual devotional or group study—enough for every day of the month. By practicing these 30 Life Principles, you will be cooperating fully with the Spirit of God, and your life will grow into the likeness of Christ.

Author Charles F. Stanley
Isbn 140167870X
Genre Religion
Year 2008-06-03
Pages 160
Language English
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Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes. Fooled by Randomness is the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. Nassim Nicholas Taleb–veteran trader, renowned risk expert, polymathic scholar, erudite raconteur, and New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan–has written a modern classic that turns on its head what we believe about luck and skill. This book is about luck–or more precisely, about how we perceive and deal with luck in life and business. Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill–the world of trading–Fooled by Randomness provides captivating insight into one of the least understood factors in all our lives. Writing in an entertaining narrative style, the author tackles major intellectual issues related to the underestimation of the influence of happenstance on our lives. The book is populated with an array of characters, some of whom have grasped, in their own way, the significance of chance: the baseball legend Yogi Berra; the philosopher of knowledge Karl Popper; the ancient world’s wisest man, Solon; the modern financier George Soros; and the Greek voyager Odysseus. We also meet the fictional Nero, who seems to understand the role of randomness in his professional life but falls victim to his own superstitious foolishness. However, the most recognizable character of all remains unnamed–the lucky fool who happens to be in the right place at the right time–he embodies the “survival of the least fit.” Such individuals attract devoted followers who believe in their guru’s insights and methods. But no one can replicate what is obtained by chance. Are we capable of distinguishing the fortunate charlatan from the genuine visionary? Must we always try to uncover nonexistent messages in random events? It may be impossible to guard ourselves against the vagaries of the goddess Fortuna, but after reading Fooled by Randomness we can be a little better prepared. Named by Fortune One of the Smartest Books of All Time A Financial Times Best Business Book of the Year

Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Isbn 1588367673
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2008-10-14
Pages 368
Language English
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Great leaders are driven to win. Yet career wins can come at great cost to your health, relationships, and personal well-being. Why does it seem impossible to both win at work and succeed at life? Michael Hyatt and Megan Hyatt Miller know we can do better because he's seen it in his more than four decades as a successful executive and a loving and present husband and father. Today Michael and his daughter, Megan Hyatt Miller, coach leaders to live the double win. Backed by scholarly research from organizational science and psychology, and illustrated with eye-opening case studies from across the business spectrum and their own coaching clients. Win at Work and Succeed at Life is their manifesto on how you can achieve work-life balance and restore your sanity. With clarity, humor, and plenty of motivation, Win at Work and Succeed at Life gives you - an understanding of the historical and cultural forces that have led to overworking - 5 principles to rethink work and productivity from the ground up - simple but proven practices that enable you to slow down and reclaim your life - and more Refuse the false choice of career versus family. You can achieve the double win in life.

Author Michael Hyatt,Megan Hyatt Miller
Isbn 1493428705
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2021-04-20
Pages 208
Language English
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When most people create business partnerships, they focus on potential opportunities, their office, titles, mission statements, stationary, logos, social media platforms, and more. But entrepreneurs Bryan O’Rourke and Robert J. Dyer know there is much more to establishing a successful partnership. The founders of Fitmarc, which is a strategic partner with a variety of leading global fitness and wellness players, share nine principles to success in this guide to improving life at work and at home. Whoever you’re considering as a partner, values and character should be at the top of the list. You must openly discuss your views without fear of reprisal—and if you can’t—you need to ask yourself why. It’s also important to realize that no one has the right answers. But you do need to ask the right questions if you want to succeed.

Author Bryan K. O’Rourke,Robert J. Dyer
Isbn 1483463141
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2017-01-03
Pages N.A
Language English
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Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context. It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book's arguments." Jane Jacobs, an editor and writer on architecture in New York City in the early sixties, argued that urban diversity and vitality were being destroyed by powerful architects and city planners. Rigorous, sane, and delightfully epigrammatic, Jacobs's small masterpiece is a blueprint for the humanistic management of cities. It is sensible, knowledgeable, readable, indispensable. The author has written a new foreword for this Modern Library edition.

Author Jane Jacobs
Isbn 052543285X
Genre Social Science
Year 2016-07-20
Pages 480
Language English
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12 Power Principles for Success teaches in depth the principles and mind-sets you must master to ensure you're always ahead on the scoreboard of life. These are the core lessons that Bob Proctor has learned and mastered throughout his past 53 years of dedicated study, rigorous application, trial and error, and, of course, BIG wins

Author Bob Proctor
Isbn 1722522909
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2019-11-19
Pages 220
Language English
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When you hear that someone you love has cancer... You want to be as supportive as possible. But how? Elise NeeDell Babcock has devoted her life to answering this question and now puts her twenty-three years of experience as a counselor into this immensely useful guide. When Life Becomes Precious contains hundreds of tips for helping patients, primary caregivers, co-workers, and family members, including: What to say (and not to say) to someone when you first find out they have cancer • How to be supportive without being intrusive • How to build a winning health-care team • How to handle holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries • How to explain the disease to children • Which gifts and gestures can do the most good From techniques for handling anger and anxiety, to uplifting success stories, to a comprehensive resource section, here is the information and inspiration you need to help those you love and to make each day--each moment--more precious. When Life Becomes Precious will be the first book to: • Offer tips on ways to help patients, caregivers and co-workers • Provide a long and diverse list of gifts that are appropriate to give to families that are living with cancer • Offers reasons why fear makes people shy away from discussing cancer and techniques on how to overcome that fear • Present the things that families do that doctors like and dislike When Life Becomes Precious will teach readers to assess and put into perspective, their own feelings about the disease so that they can truly help those who are afflicted with it. The use of cartoons, anecdotes and personal stories will set an upbeat and positive tone. Readers will come away fully prepared to deal with the realities of cancer.

Author Elise NeeDell Babcock
Isbn 0307425282
Genre Health & Fitness
Year 2009-07-22
Pages 304
Language English
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ปี 1975 Ray Dalio ได้ก่อตั้ง Bridgewater จากอพาร์ตเมนต์สองห้องนอนของเขาในเมืองนิวยอร์ก และสี่สิบปีให้หลัง Bridgewater ได้กลายเป็นบริษัทเอกชนที่มีความสำคัญที่สุดอันดับที่ 5 ในสหรัฐอเมริกา (Fortune) และทำเงินให้กับนักลงทุนได้มากกว่ากองทุนเฮดจ์ฟันด์อื่นใดในประวัติศาสตร์ (Bloomberg) ตลอดการผจญภัยของเขา Dalio ได้ค้นพบหลักการต่างๆ ที่เขาเชื่อและเหตุผลที่อยู่เบื้องหลังความสำเร็จของเขา จนในที่สุด เขาก็ได้ส่งต่อมันให้มาอยู่ในหนังสือเล่มนี้ หลักการ ชื่อนี้อาจดูคล้ายนวนิยาย แต่แก่นของหนังสือเล่มนี้มันต่างออกไปมาก เพราะหนังสือเล่มนี้พูดถึงแนวทางการตัดสินใจ อย่างเช่นแนวคิดของ Dalio ที่ได้พัฒนาจนกลายเป็น "การให้น้ำหนักความน่าเชื่อถือ (Believability-Weighted)" ซึ่งทุกคนสามารถนำไปใช้ได้ โดยไม่สำคัญว่าจะเป็นเรื่องอะไร หนังสือเล่มนี้ยังนำเสนอต้นแบบที่ใช้สร้าง "แนวคิดความสามารถนิยม ที่มีเป้าหมายเพื่อการทำงานและความสัมพันธ์ที่มีความหมาย ผ่านการใช้ความจริงอย่างแท้จริง และความโปร่งใสอย่างแท้จริง" สิ่งนี้เองคือเหตุผลที่ทำให้ Bridgewater ประสบความสำเร็จ และตอนนี้ คุณจะรู้ว่าทำไมการอ่านหนังสือจากชายผู้ถูกขนานนามโดยนิตยสาร CIO ว่าเป็น "Steve Jobs แห่งโลกการลงทุน" ถึงเป็นโอกาสที่หาได้ไม่บ่อยนัก เพราะสิ่งต่างๆ ที่คุณกำลังได้เรียนรู้ จะไม่เหมือนกับนิตยสารหรือหนังสือการลงทุนที่คุณเคยอ่านแม้แต่นิดเดียว

Author Ray Dalio
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Genre Business & Economics
Year 2020-02-18
Pages 592
Language English
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • The happy secret to greater success and fulfillment in work and life—a must-read for everyone trying to flourish in a world of increasing stress and negativity “Thoughtfully lays out the steps to increasing workplace positivity.”—Forbes In the book that inspired one of the most popular TED Talks of all time, New York Times bestselling author Shawn Achor reveals how rewiring our brain for happiness helps us achieve more in our careers and our relationships and as students, leaders, and parents. Conventional wisdom holds that once we succeed, we’ll be happy; that once we get that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But the science reveals this formula to be backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. Research shows that happy employees are more productive, more creative, and better problem solvers than their unhappy peers. And positive people are significantly healthier and less stressed and enjoy deeper social interaction than the less positive people around them. Drawing on his original research—including one of the largest studies of happiness ever conducted—and work in boardrooms and classrooms across forty-two countries, Achor shows us how to rewire our brains for positivity and optimism to reap the happiness advantage in our lives, our careers, and even our health. His strategies include: • The Tetris Effect: how to retrain our brains to spot patterns of possibility so we can see and seize opportunities all around us • Social Investment: how to earn the dividends of a strong social support network • The Ripple Effect: how to spread positive change within our teams, companies, and families By turns fascinating, hopeful, and timely, The Happiness Advantage reveals how small shifts in our mind-set and habits can produce big gains at work, at home, and elsewhere.

Author Shawn Achor
Isbn 0307591565
Genre Self-Help
Year 2010-09-14
Pages 256
Language English
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In the spring of 2010, Harvard Business School’s graduating class asked HBS professor Clay Christensen to address them—but not on how to apply his principles and thinking to their post-HBS careers. The students wanted to know how to apply his wisdom to their personal lives. He shared with them a set of guidelines that have helped him find meaning in his own life, which led to this now-classic article. Although Christensen’s thinking is rooted in his deep religious faith, these are strategies anyone can use. Since 1922, Harvard Business Review has been a leading source of breakthrough ideas in management practice. The Harvard Business Review Classics series now offers you the opportunity to make these seminal pieces a part of your permanent management library. Each highly readable volume contains a groundbreaking idea that continues to shape best practices and inspire countless managers around the world.

Author Clayton M. Christensen
Isbn 1633692574
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2017-01-17
Pages 64
Language English
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A Wall Street Journal Bestseller “For nearly thirty years, my life’s work has been to help people like you find ways to bring the often warring aspects of life into greater harmony.” — Stew Friedman, from Leading the Life You Want You’re busy trying to lead a “full” life. But does it really feel full—or are you stretched too thin? Enter Stew Friedman, Wharton professor, adviser to leaders across the globe, and passionate advocate of replacing the misguided metaphor of “work/life balance” with something more realistic and sustainable. If you’re seeking “balance” you’ll never achieve it, argues Friedman. The idea that “work” competes with “life” ignores the more nuanced reality of our humanity—the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self. The goal is to create harmony among them instead of thinking only in terms of trade-offs. It can be done. Building on his national bestseller, Total Leadership, and on decades of research, teaching, and practice as both consultant and senior executive, Friedman identifies the critical skills for integrating work and the rest of life. He illustrates them through compelling original stories of these remarkable people: • former Bain & Company CEO and Bridgespan co-founder Tom Tierney • Facebook COO and bestselling author Sheryl Sandberg • nonprofit leader and US Navy SEAL Eric Greitens • US First Lady Michelle Obama • soccer champion-turned-broadcaster Julie Foudy • renowned artist Bruce Springsteen Each of these admirable (though surely imperfect) people exemplifies a set of skills—for being real, being whole, and being innovative—that produce a sense of purpose, coherence, and optimism. Based on interviews and research, their stories paint a vivid picture of how six very different leaders use these skills to act with authenticity, integrity, and creativity—and they prove that significant public success is accomplished not at the expense of the rest of life, but as the result of meaningful engagement in all its parts. With dozens of practical exercises for strengthening these skills, curated from the latest research in organizational psychology and related fields, this book will inspire you, inform you, and instruct you on how to take realistic steps now toward leading the life you truly want.

Author Stewart Friedman
Isbn 1422189430
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2014-09-16
Pages 256
Language English
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Unleash Your Inner Company distills John Chisholm’s four decades of successful entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley into ten steps to discover, launch, and scale the ideal business for you. You will learn how to: • Mobilize your passions and perseverance to reinforce each other and achieve your goals • Discover unsatisfied human and customer needs in those areas where you have natural advantages • Match those needs with your resources and strengths (your “STARS”) to assess which needs fit you best • Improve those fits by acquiring and developing the right resources and strengths; differentiate yourself by being not better, but different, from competitors, even well-established ones • Innovate by combining things you already know in novel ways • Partner with firms and individuals so you and your business can focus on what you do best • Evaluate your options and choose the best one for you • Launch and scale up your successful business, uniquely tailored to you and your strengths. Along the way, you will discover: • That you have many more resources and advantages for success than you realize • How and when to choose a co-founder and team members • How to avoid competitors, and thus gain time and space to get established • How to find, nurture, and ride positive feedback loops within yourself, with your team members, and among your customers • How to build and maintain your self-confidence despite setbacks • If, when, and how to raise money • How to evolve and scale your business, no matter how modest, into a large enterprise, if you so desire • When to comply with, or circumvent, or oppose regulations that impede the formation or growth of your business • What you can learn from Apple, Google, Facebook, and Uber. You will learn from the author’s mistakes—as many as he was able to squeeze into the 400 pages of this book—so you don’t make the same ones. Regardless of your background, location, interests, and passions, the timeless and universal insights, principles, anecdotes, and exercises of Unleash Your Inner Company will inspire and guide you from your first steps, through every kind of obstacle, to the ultimate success of your venture.

Author John Chisholm
Isbn 162634213X
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 424
Language English
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New York Times bestseller THE BOOK THAT EXPLAINS WHY RUSSIANS WANTED TO MEET WITH THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN “Part John Grisham-like thriller, part business and political memoir.” —The New York Times “[Red Notice] does for investing in Russia and the former Soviet Union what Liar’s Poker did for our understanding of Salomon Brothers, Wall Street, and the mortgage-backed securities business in the 1980s. Browder’s business saga meshes well with the story of corruption and murder in Vladimir Putin’s Russia, making Red Notice an early candidate for any list of the year’s best books” (Fortune). This is a story about an accidental activist. Bill Browder started out his adult life as the Wall Street maverick whose instincts led him to Russia just after the breakup of the Soviet Union, where he made his fortune. Along the way he exposed corruption, and when he did, he barely escaped with his life. His Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky wasn’t so lucky: he ended up in jail, where he was tortured to death. That changed Browder forever. He saw the murderous heart of the Putin regime and has spent the last half decade on a campaign to expose it. Because of that, he became Putin’s number one enemy, especially after Browder succeeded in having a law passed in the United States—The Magnitsky Act—that punishes a list of Russians implicated in the lawyer’s murder. Putin famously retaliated with a law that bans Americans from adopting Russian orphans. A financial caper, a crime thriller, and a political crusade, Red Notice is the story of one man taking on overpowering odds to change the world, and also the story of how, without intending to, he found meaning in his life.

Author Bill Browder
Isbn 1476755752
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2015-02-03
Pages 416
Language English
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* Our summary is short, simple and pragmatic. It allows you to have the essential ideas of a big book in less than 30 minutes. By reading this summary, you will discover the principles that allowed Ray Dalio to become "the Steve Jobs of investment" thanks to a radical method of governance of his company. You will also discover : that reality is subject to the law of cause and effect; why probability is your best ally against bad decisions; that following the path of evolution is the surest way to keep your company afloat and reach your goal; that ego and ignorance are the main obstacles to the realization of a project; that a good corporate culture and reasonable employees are the guarantors of a company's success. Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, one of the five largest companies in the United States according to "Fortune", which became world famous in anticipation of the financial crisis of 2008. In "Principles", he describes the work techniques that led him to professional success and the life principles on which they are based. By putting his advice into practice, you will improve the quality of your decisions in all areas and bring your projects to a successful conclusion! *Buy now the summary of this book for the modest price of a cup of coffee!

Author Shortcut Edition
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Genre Business & Economics
Year 2021-06-11
Pages 35
Language English
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