Good Advice from Bad People: Selected Wisdom from Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong

Good Advice from Bad People: Selected Wisdom from Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong

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by Zac Bissonnette
     
 

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The world is full of people telling you how to live your life. Sometimes the advice-givers fall ever-so-slightly short themselves.
Bestselling author Zac Bissonnette has gathered more than seventy-five jaw-dropping gems, including risk-management advice from the man who triggered the world’s largest hedge

Overview

The world is full of people telling you how to live your life. Sometimes the advice-givers fall ever-so-slightly short themselves.
Bestselling author Zac Bissonnette has gathered more than seventy-five jaw-dropping gems, including risk-management advice from the man who triggered the world’s largest hedge fund collapse and tips from gay-prostitute-patronizing pastor Ted Haggard on how to build a marriage that lasts a lifetime. The result will keep you smiling while you glean all the wisdom you need to build the life you want . . . if only you can follow it better than the people who gave it.

• “When you know what you are talking about, others will follow you, because it’s safe to follow you.” —Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld, 2006

• “I think the most important thing is restore a sense of idealism and end the cynicism.” —future Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, 2002

• “The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuse, that’s the day you start to the top.” —O.J. Simpson, 1975

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591846895
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/29/2014
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,299,349
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Zac Bissonnette is the author of Debt-Free U. and How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Mental Floss, and Boston Globe Magazine. In August 2013, he was blocked on Twitter by Donald Trump.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Idk how you get good advice from bad people bc normally bad people has bad advice bc thats how they become a bad person. DUHH!!!! Whoever wrote this is stupid well actually i dont need to say tht now bc i havent read the book yet but if you write any other books make the title better js=just saying lol plz and thanks!!!!!!!!!!!! : )