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Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors: The Lives, Loves, and Deaths of 30 Pioneers Who Changed theWorld

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Jeremy Coller, a pioneer in the world of private equity, argues that there are three basic personality types in the arena of invention. The Principal, Broker, and Consultant each display certain traits that dictate the potential for success, but few people have the full package. Failure results when an individual who excels in one area of competence attempts to become all ...more
ebook, 229 pages
Published November 12th 2009 by The Overlook Press (first published November 28th 2008)
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Ann-maree
An amazing insight to lives and deaths of these gifted inventors. So many inventions we just take for granted. Some inventors never gained from their inventions and others came about their invention by sheer determination and luck.
Ruth
Nov 03, 2012 Ruth rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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c2009. The title says it all really so no need for the normal FWFTB. The normal inventors are in this book together with a few lesser known individuals. A quick and fascinating read. Recommended.
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Not a book I would usually have picked up but I found it so interesting. Learning about the lives of some of the greatest inventors was fab!!!
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