Barnyard to Boardroom: Business Basics

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Farm boy, Don Aslett, is the owner of several businesses and Chairman of Varsity Contractors Inc., a professional cleaning company that he founded and built from the ground up using the ethics and ambition from the "ranch" approach.

Author of 40 books, Don is an in-demand speaker on business, family, and motivational topics. Don's best-sellers include Is There Life After Housework? and Clutter's Last Stand, plus a series of business books including How to Have a 48-Hour Day, The...

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Overview

Farm boy, Don Aslett, is the owner of several businesses and Chairman of Varsity Contractors Inc., a professional cleaning company that he founded and built from the ground up using the ethics and ambition from the "ranch" approach.

Author of 40 books, Don is an in-demand speaker on business, family, and motivational topics. Don's best-sellers include Is There Life After Housework? and Clutter's Last Stand, plus a series of business books including How to Have a 48-Hour Day, The Office Clutter Cure, and How to Be #1 With Your Boss. His Time Savers brand products are perennial favorites on QVC. He's appeared in every major newspaper and magazine from Real Simple to the Wall Street Journal. He and his wife, Barbara, live on a ranch in Southern Idaho and five acres of jungle in Kauai, Hawaii.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780937750360
  • Publisher: Don Aslett's Cleaning
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Acknowledgments     vi
Introduction     1
North Forty     6
Lessons from the chickens
It only takes smart dogs once
Pedigree is no guarantee
Lead ropes and leadership
Not all bulls breed
Animals in heat do dumb things ...and Many More
South Forty     48
Down wind is a bad place to be
If you feed the stock, they stay in the corral
Steers try
"Root, hog, or die!"
Know where your pitchforks are
Spurs make a good horse buck ...and Many More
East Forty     92
Keep your harness out of the rain
The more mane, the more burrs
Empty corrals still cost
When you overfeed, you waste
You can't horse around with authority
The toughest discipline ...and Many More
West Forty     130
Barnyard consultants
Dumb animals? Don't you believe it!
It isn't the breed, it's the individual
There's always a crowd in the shade
Horns look bad, but it's the hooves you have to watch
Read before you feed! ...and Many More
Teacher's Guide     165
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