How to Get Anyone to Do Anything

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Ten Speed Press, Aug 30, 2005 - Business & Economics - 184 pages
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You can accomplish anything you can dream if you get someone else to do it! is the personal mission statement and secret weapon of the irrepressible R. Philip Hanes. A dynamic and visionary entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist whose CV includes posts at the National Endowment of the Arts and the Smithsonian, Hanes packs at least 10 lifetimes' worth of experience and achievement into a memoir of his first 80 years. HOW TO GET ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING is not only the story of an exceptional life, it's a manual for how to make your own life exceptional.
 

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R. Philip Hanes believes there are four steps to accomplishing your dreams.. The CEO of Hanes Companies, whose personal mission statement is “You can accomplish anything you dream, if you can get ... Read full review

Contents

PART U NETWORKING
1
The Boys in the Back Room
17
PART RISKTAKING 51
31
Our Son of a Bitch
48
Dont Kill My Mule
51
The Worlds Best Salesman
66
Bankers Choice
80
Stop Tooting Your Horn
98
Napoleons Tomb
112
Less Can Be More
119
A Trilogy
133
Decoding the Resume
149
Afterword
170
Copyright

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R. Philip Hanes helped launch the American arts council movement in the 1950s and has since served on the boards of more than 50 international, national, state, and local arts agencies and received three presidential appointments, three honorary university degrees, and 24 arts awards. He helped found three national conservation organizations and served on the boards of 19 others. He also assembled one of the largest and most repected private collections of the 18th- and 19th-century American fine art. Phil and his wife, Charlotte, live in and continue to serve the community of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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