What I've Learned So Far...And How It Can Help You: Clues for Succeeding in Crisis From 50 Graduates of the

What I've Learned So Far...And How It Can Help You: Clues for Succeeding in Crisis From 50 Graduates of the "School of Hard Knocks"

by Paul Bates, Al Emid


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Clues for succeeding in crisis from 50 graduates of the "School of Hard Knocks"


How would you like to spend an entire weekend with 50 highly successful grads of the School of Hard Knocks? Just you and these 50 interesting and changed people, all to yourself, all completely focused on you, and on giving you the advice you desperately need. What would ask them?

WHAT I HAVE LEARNED SO FAR. . . delivers a weekend of insight in 130 pages (just right for a weekend read), full of compassionate and candid dialogue - each page offering reflection, guidance and inspiration.

WHAT I HAVE LEARNED SO FAR. . . asks the question "If you knew when you were 25 what you know now ..." and then tells the reader in an entertaining narrative, the breathtaking, heartbreaking and often heartwarming stories that will show you how to navigate through personal dilemmas when experience is lacking.

Against the backdrop of a crisis in each individual's life, you will explore the sources of strength he or she found in dealing with it, the solutions tried and discarded and the actions taken that provided successful resulting outcomes. Most important, you'll learn of personal savvy in the face of formidable odds as the authors probe further with this question: "What would you suggest to anyone else confronting the same issue?"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781897526521
Publisher: The Knowledge Bureau
Publication date: 10/15/2010
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

A Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Paul Bates has been a leader and educator in the Canadian business community for more than two decades. He is currently serving as Dean and Industry Professor in Financial Management Services at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Dean Bates recently completed a second edition of his best-selling book, Sales Force Management in the Financial Services.

Al Emid has spent over 40 years in television, radio, film, on-line reporting, magazines, and newspapers in the United States, Canada, South America and the Middle East. He has focused on major financial issues as they affect individual consumers and their financial advisors, including topics such as the safety of investments in Latin America and Asia, as they apply to investors and advisors, and individual topics such as personal financial planning at all stages of life.

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