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If I'd Known Then What I Know Now: Why Not Learn from the Mistakes of Others? You Can't Afford to Make Them All Yourself!

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"Why not learn from the mistakes of others? You can't afford to make them all yourself!" So says J.R. Parrish, who, after having been a star salesman for Addressograph Multigraph Corporation (a Fortune 500 company), and the Xerox Corporation, built a successful career in commercial real estate and retired a millionaire before the age of fifty-five. Along the way, J.R. lear ...more
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Published January 1st 2003 by Cypress House
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I have to say- I picked up this book from the library thinking it would be worth my time to read, and so far, I think I would have rather had a bikini wax. At least the waxing would be less painful...

This book is definitely targeted towards men. I find that the advice is very one sided- in one part of the book, the author is giving advice on how men and women should behave in a relationship. The advice for the man- treat her specially, avoid foul language or crude remarks, don't push her to do a
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J.R. Parrish went from being a milkman to a multimillionaire. In 1974, he founded J. R. Parrish Inc., a commercial real estate company in Silicon Valley. He ran the company based on the premise that to succeed in life, you must treat people with fairness and respect, a premise that not only won him friends, but made him a fortune. J.R. spent the next 25 years studying and teaching his employees an ...more
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