Secrets of the Young & Successful: How to Get Everything You Want Without Waiting a Lifetime

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 8, 2003
From "the guru" of her generation (U.S. News & World Report) comes the first practical book for achieving extraordinary success regardless of your age or experienceWhat does it take to go for the gold - and get it - before you've gone gray? Secrets of the Young & Successful explains how youth and inexperience can actually work for you even if you don't have a dazzling resume or major league connections. Jennifer Kushell and Scott Kaufman, founders of Young & Successful Media Corp., reveal the steps and strategies for charting a nonconventional path to success, including how to: Make important connections that will lead to access and power * Position your offbeat skills and interests as irresistible talents and strengths * Gain critical insight on how to survive and thrive in any career * Weather life's storms with safety nets that mitigate mistakes * Balance work and the rest of your lifePacked with profiles, anecdotes, and key ideas for strategizing, Secrets of the Young & Successful is an express ticket for anyone seeking an edge in getting ahead.

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Jennifer Kushell, 29, is the president of Young & Successful Media Corp. She has been a consultant for "BusinessWeek, " Ernst & Young, MTV, and Subway, among other companies.

Scott Kaufman is Professor of History and Co-Director of the Robert E. McNair Center for Government and History at Francis Marion University. He is the author of several books, including Plans Unraveled: The Foreign Policy of the Carter Administration and The Pig War: The United States, Britain, and the Balance of Power in the Pacific Northwest, 1846-72.

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