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Trump: The Way to the Top: The Best Business Advice I Ever Received

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The host of the hit reality show The Apprentice presents an invaluable collection of grounded, hard-hitting advice on business success, from people who have made it to the boss s chair at some of America s most thriving companies.
How can you find the way to the top?
Ask people who are already there.
Because you can t know it all. No matter how smart you are, no matter how
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 18th 2004 by Crown Business (first published 2004)
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Nov 05, 2011 Fatima rated it it was ok
Had I known up front that this book was a collection of 100 plus disparate pieces of advice from various business leaders with merely a three-page long introduction by the famed Donald Trump, I would have managed my expectations appropriately.
Oct 22, 2007 Kate rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
I inadvertently got sucked into this one. Some good take-home messages. But embarassing to read on the subway.
Jun 05, 2015 John rated it it was ok
Only read the short ones - because "if your success advice won't fit on a business card...
Christopher Lewis Kozoriz
"Never take a job just for the money, for soon, like every living organism, you'll live beyond your means and you'll probably be miserable in your job. Always strive to take a job doing something you truly love to do. If it's money you seek, it will come to you in barrels-full, because if you love what you do, you'll no doubt do it very well and folks who want the best will beat your door down to employ you." (Jack Valenti: Donald J. Trump, Trump: The Way to the Top: The Best Business Advice I E ...more
Miranda Diaz
Dec 18, 2016 Miranda Diaz rated it did not like it
Shelves: business, career
This is basically a bunch of quotes from business tycoons that Trump put his name on. Don't waste your time.
May 09, 2016 s rated it liked it
Shelves: business
RNC never would have thought The Donald could win the GOP nomination. He did.

I thought I should dig into the mind of the person. In this book he cites business and career advice he has received from various leaders and some of them are worth noting.

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David Feinstein
Mar 07, 2009 David Feinstein rated it it was amazing
Trump, with his attorney, Bernard Diamond, and coordinator, Norma Foerderer, has leveraged contacts, friendships and clout, and collected pearls of wisdom from over 153 business leaders.

Trump implores the readers to learn from their own experiences, as well as the experiences of these leaders.

A good read...but the book gives only "tidbits"...terabytes rather than the meat...but makes you "hungry for more, more more".

Great addition to a read list by a successful Gazillionaire who has built empir
Sophie Bronkar
Jun 11, 2016 Sophie Bronkar rated it it was ok
Though this book is chock-full of both anecdotes and detailed life lessons, it is incomplete. One would expect that an author would expound on how he learned from advice he received. Mr. Trump, however, only wrote the entirety of two pages in his book. Indeed, he wrote the preface. Perhaps the work could be better coined a "compilation".
Max Anadon
Apr 26, 2009 Max Anadon rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in business
Collection of short thoughts from some of the most successful business people in the world. Basically answering the question, 'What one thing would you say was the key to your success?'. Interesting insights...later I may add a few of my favorite...
Nov 20, 2007 Sunlita rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone who looking for business advices
Shelves: four-stars-books
Because of I still haven't had a proper business by myself.. (even now..).. I just read this book as a 'entertaining' book, not as my unliving-mentor. But I guess I'll open this book again when I must take some important decisions in the future..
Gugu Maduna
Sep 16, 2015 Gugu Maduna rated it it was amazing
This is a great book the advises are straight forward and encouraging. Being the best requires an individual to be bold and consistant to purpose.
Eleanor Ruffes
Jul 28, 2016 Eleanor Ruffes rated it liked it
some good advice from top business leaders around the world. I like that each page is a separate anecdote from a different executive; can be read out of order or consulted sporadically.
Chandra Wirawan
Jangan melakukan hal tidak disukai apabila kita tidak ingin diperlakukan dengan cara yang sama . Jujurlah senantiasa , kebohongan
akan mengakibatkan hal yang tidak diinginkan .
Rich Urban
Mar 20, 2008 Rich Urban rated it it was amazing
A great compilation of Business & Life tips from some of the smartest people in the easy read..
Jun 22, 2008 Temiyemi rated it really liked it
overflowing with great lessons from successfula and almost-successful entrepreneurs and business people around the world.
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Donald John Trump is an American business executive, entrepreneur, television and radio personality, author and President-Elect of the United States of America. He is the CEO of the Trump Organization, a US-based real-estate developer, and the founder of Trump Entertainment, which operates several casinos. He received a great deal of publicity following the success of his reality television show, ...more
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