Think Big and Kick Ass in Business and Life

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HarperCollins Publishers, 2007 - Risk-taking (Psychology) - 368 pages
He's got the biggest personality in business. His trademark line "You're fired" from The Apprentice is one of America's most instantly recognizable catchphrases. He's survived the biggest real estate bankruptcy in history and climbed his way back to the top. He's Donald J. Trump, and he's going to show readers the Secret to succeed like he has in THINK BIG AND KICK ASS... IN BUSINESS AND LIFE. His co-author is Bill Zanker, CEO of the Learning Annex, which he started with $5,000 in Bar Mitzvah money. It's now one of Inc's 500 Fastest Growing Companies for the second straight year, with over $100 million in sales. Together, they think BIG! And now, readers around the globe will learn how they too can Kick Ass and achieve the success they've always dreamed of--in business and in their personal life as well. The book is filled with the authors' incredible personal stories from their rough-and-tumble rise to the top of their fields, plus the experiences of other top achievers, including Russell Simmons, Mark Burnett, and Vince McMahon. Readers will get the inside story on Trump's recent clash with Rosie O'Donnell, how not to crack under pressure, the secrets to staying focused, how Trump himself stumbled and recovered multiple times on his way to the top, and much more. The book will feature the Trump IT test, created for this book, that will drive readers to see if they have what IT takes and in what areas they need to kick it up, plus a selection of the best Q&A's from Trump's incredibly popular Learning Annex Wealth Expos and true stories of success from students who are already practicing his "Think BIG" strategies.

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User Review  - ShadowBarbara - LibraryThing

Wanted to learn more about Trump's background and how he thinks. Tom Burgher suggested that this book was the best one to read. It is a good one but I found I needed more history of the man first ... Read full review

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User Review  - Haidji - LibraryThing

This book is readable, direct and fun. Each Chapter gives you specific circumstances and ways to handle them. At the end of each chapter, you will find is a box that provides a summation of the ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Donald John Trump was born in Queens, New York on June 14, 1946. He received a degree in economics from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating college in 1968, he joined the family real estate development business. In 1971, he was given control of the company and renamed it The Trump Organization. He is also the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. He is the author of many business-related books including The Art of the Deal. He was the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show The Apprentice. On June 16, 2015, he formally announced his candidacy for president in the 2016 election, seeking the nomination of the Republican Party.

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