Think BIG and Kick Ass in Business and Life

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Harper Collins, Oct 16, 2007 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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Trump and Zanker present stories from their rides to business success, and also include the experiences of other top achievers. Included are the inside story on Trump's clash with Rosie O'Donnell, how not to crack under pressure, the secrets to staying focused, and the Trump IT test, so readers can see if they have what it takes. This is the first book to truly capture Donald Trump. A man consistently ranked in the Top 100 Richest People in the world, Trump also brings the perspective of an entrepreneur who overcame an extremely public bankruptcy - all thanks to his unique approach to life and business, "Think big and kick ass!" 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. 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)

President-elect Donald J. Trump is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and the developer of some of the most prestigious addresses worldwide, including Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, Trump Park Avenue, Trump World Tower, 40 Wall Street, The Grand Hyatt Hotel, the historic Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, the Palm Trump International Hotel and Tower in Dubai, and numerous award-winning golf courses. His Real Estate and Wealth Expos with The Learning Annex have helped over one million people to think BIG. As the Emmy-nominated star and coproducer of the hit television show The Apprentice and the author of seven bestsellers, he is truly a media giant. This is the first book where Donald reveals his Think BIG attitude.

Bill Zanker started The Learning Annex in 1980 with $5,000 of his own money. The Learning Annex has now spent two consecutive years on the Inc. magazine Fastest Growing Companies list with over $100 million in annual sales. The growth of his small business stems from Zanker's partnership with and learning from Donald J. Trump's think BIG strategies. Zanker has been featured in Success, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., and Money magazines. He lives in New York City and Park City, Utah.

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