The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

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Penguin, Dec 30, 2010 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
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Master the fundamentals, hone your business instincts, and save a fortune in tuition.

The consensus is clear: MBA programs are a waste of time and money. Even the elite schools offer outdated assembly-line educations about profit-and-loss statements and PowerPoint presentations. After two years poring over sanitized case studies, students are shuffled off into middle management to find out how business really works.

Josh Kaufman has made a business out of distilling the core principles of business and delivering them quickly and concisely to people at all stages of their careers. His blog has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the best business books and most powerful business concepts of all time. In The Personal MBA, he shares the essentials of sales, marketing, negotiation, strategy, and much more.

True leaders aren't made by business schools-they make themselves, seeking out the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed. Read this book and in one week you will learn the principles it takes most people a lifetime to master.


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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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Josh Kaufman helps people make more money, get more done, and have more fun. His first book, The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business, is an international bestseller. He lives in Colorado.

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