Never Wrestle with a Pig: And Ninety Other Ideas to Build Your Business and Career

Never Wrestle with a Pig: And Ninety Other Ideas to Build Your Business and Career

by Mark H. McCormack
     
 

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Drawing upon forty years of experience from his own sports and celebrity management practice, Mark H. McCormack is back with common-sense advice aimed at business owners and would-be CEOs. McCormack's tips include:

  • End your day on time

  • People who say they can keep a secret usually can't

  • It pays to overestimate your competition

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    Overview

    Drawing upon forty years of experience from his own sports and celebrity management practice, Mark H. McCormack is back with common-sense advice aimed at business owners and would-be CEOs. McCormack's tips include:

  • End your day on time

  • People who say they can keep a secret usually can't

  • It pays to overestimate your competition

  • The best ideas cannot be stolen

  • Know when to say "It's none of your business"

  • Get paid for thinking rather than doing

  • Time in front of the customer is the best time of all

  • Be wary of unanimous agreement

  • Not every budget deserves your respect

  • Learn the art of picking up the check

    In ninety brief chapters that range in topic from getting ahead to staying competitive, McCormack makes clear that doing business in today's climate still involves the same basic elements of human interaction—intelligence, creativity, and efficiency—that have always meant the difference between success and failure.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781101199992
    Publisher:
    Penguin Publishing Group
    Publication date:
    12/31/2001
    Sold by:
    Penguin Group
    Format:
    NOOK Book
    Pages:
    304
    File size:
    1 MB
    Age Range:
    18 Years

    Meet the Author

    Mark H. McCormack is the founder and CEO of International management Group (IMG), the world's dominant sports markleting organization, whose clients include Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter, Venus and Serena Williams, and Arnold Palmer.

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