Drawn from 3,000 years of the history of power, this is the definitive guide to help readers achieve for themselves what Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, Louis XIV and Machiavelli learnt the hard way. Law 1: Never outshine the master Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies Law 3: Conceal your intentions Law 4: Always say less than necessary. The text is bold and elegant, laid out in black and red throughout and replete with fables and unique word sculptures. The 48 laws are illustrated through the tactics, triumphs and failures of great figures from the past who have wielded – or been victimised by – power.
The 48 Laws Of Power
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An mba at a top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and cold, hard cash. And if you don’t want to work for a consulting firm or an investment bank, the chances are it simply isn’t worth it. Josh kaufman is the rogue professor of modern business education.
“a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other.
COLIN BRYAR STARTED AT AMAZON IN 1998; BILL CARR JOINED IN 1999. THEIR TIME AT AMAZON COVERED A PERIOD OF UNMATCHED INNOVATION THAT BROUGHT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDING KINDLE, AMAZON PRIME, AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES TO LIFE. THROUGH THE STORY OF THESE INNOVATIONS THEY REVEAL AND CODIFY THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES THAT HAVE DRIVEN THE SUCCESS OF ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY COMPANIES THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN, FROM THE FAMOUS 14-LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES, THE BAR RAISER HIRING PROCESS, AND AMAZON’S FOUNDING CHARACTERISTICS: CUSTOMER OBSESSION, LONG-TERM THINKING, EAGERNESS TO INVENT, AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE.
Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, kahneman explains: system one is fast, intuitive, and emotional; system two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Examining how both systems function within the mind, kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities as well as the biases of fast thinking and the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and our choices.
Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert’s story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you
In this new book, robert fights what’s “fake” and helps listeners differentiate between what’s real…and what isn’t. Robert pulls no punches in his assessment of what is passed off as “fact” or conventional wisdom and believes that a strong foundation – for anything we want to build – needs to start with solid, true information. In today’s uncertain times, creating a secure financial future and the peace of mind that comes with it starts with taking action and taking control.
If you don’t plan on working hard all your life… This book is for you. If you’re ready to retire (or want to retire early enoughto enjoy your retirement years) you can learn from robert’s story of how he and his wife kim started with nothing and ‘retired’—financially free—in less than 10 years. .
A stellar career in umpiring, coaching, training and administration has taught Simon Taufel what it takes to get to number one and stay there. This book is a way of sharing those lessons and transferable soft skills that can be applied to anyone or any vocation.
The only thing better than one real estate expert teaching you how to invest and win is 20 real estate experts with that same mission. For the first time ever, robert kiyosaki, best-selling author of rich dad poor dad, has assembled in one book an unrivaled cast of real estate wizards and trusted advisors with one purpose in mind: to share their knowledge and teach you to win in real estate.
Vision, persistence, integrity, and respect for everyone in the workplace–these are all qualities of successful leaders. But Jeffrey J. Fox, the founder of a marketing consulting company, also gives these tips: never write a nasty memo, skip all office parties, and overpay your people. These are a few of his key ways to climb the corporate ladder