The Personal MBA: A World-class Business Education in a Single Volume

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Portfolio, 2012 - Business - 446 pages
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This revised and expanded edition of the bestselling book, The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman, gives you everything you need to transform your business, your career or your working life forever.

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. Feted by everyone from the business media to Seth Godin and David Allen, he's torn up the rulebook and given thousands of people worldwide the tools to teach themselves everything they need to know.

The Personal MBA teaches simple mental models for every subject that's key to commercial success. From the basics of products, sales & marketing and finance to the nuances of human psychology, teamwork and creating systems, this book distils everything you need to know to take on the MBA graduates and win.

'File this book under: NO EXCUSES' Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and Linchpin

'Well on its way to becoming a business classic. You're pretty much guaranteed to get your money's worth - if not much, much more' Jason Hesse, Real Business

'Josh Kaufman has synthesized the most important topics in business into a book that truly lives up to its title. It's rare to find complicated concepts explained with such clarity. Highly recommended' Ben Casnocha, author of My Start-Up Life

Josh Kaufman is an acclaimed blogger and consultant who helps people improve their business skills. He previously worked at Proctor & Gamble. Since 2005 Josh has been helping people learn about business without remortgaging their lives through his website, www.PersonalMBA.com

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User Review  - damienfranco - LibraryThing

This was a really good listen as an audio book. It's going in my regular rotation. Tons of easily digestible and implementable business and lifestyle ideas. It was pretty much perfect for starting a new year! Read full review

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User Review  - GShuk - LibraryThing

This audio did not deliver on its title, however may still be worth listening to for it does have many good incites. While I agree with many of his points about the ROI of an MBA that does not mean ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Josh Kaufmanis an independent business professor, education activist, and author of the Personal MBA- Master the Art of Business.

Josh Kaufman's unique, multidisciplinary approach to business education has helped hundreds of thousands of readers around the world master the essentials of business on their own terms, and his work has been featured in BusinessWeekand FastCompany, as well as by influential websites like Lifehacker, Cool Tools, HarvardBusiness.org, and Seth Godin's Blog.

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