The Way to the Top: The Best Business Advice I Ever Received

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The host of the hit reality show The Apprentice presents an invaluable collection of grounded, hard-hitting advice on business success, from people who have made it to the boss’s chair at some of America’s most thriving companies.

How can you find the way to the top?

Ask people who are already there.

Because you can’t know it all. No matter how smart you are, no matter how comprehensive your education, no ...

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Overview

The host of the hit reality show The Apprentice presents an invaluable collection of grounded, hard-hitting advice on business success, from people who have made it to the boss’s chair at some of America’s most thriving companies.

How can you find the way to the top?

Ask people who are already there.

Because you can’t know it all. No matter how smart you are, no matter how comprehensive your education, no matter how wide-ranging your business experience, there’s simply no way to acquire all the wisdom you need to make your business flourish. You need to learn from those who have blazed a trail before you.

Donald Trump has asked many of the brightest, most successful businesspeople he knows—and some he doesn't know—to answer this question: What's the best business advice you ever received? The result is a compelling resource of wisdom and wit that reveals how some of the most accomplished people conduct their personal and business affairs, giving an inside look into the secrets of corporate success. But the advice doesn’t only come from the upper echelons of the Fortune 500. Thoughts poured in from executives at thriving companies large and small, ranging from well-known icons such as Staples, American Airlines, Lillian Vernon, and Boeing to family-run operations like Orleans Homebuilders and Carlson Companies.

The Way to the Top brings together the core ideas that have guided more than 150 of today’s top businesspeople, offering a range of inspiring and practical advice on making good decisions, conducting yourself appropriately, developing your career, communicating with others, leading a team effectively, and much more. Some of the entries are simple entreaties, some portray intriguing vignettes, and others outline lists of guiding principles; all are illuminating, instructive, and insightful.

A telling to-do list for the aspiring professional, The Way to the Top belongs on every business bookshelf.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781400050161
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/18/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald J. Trump is known worldwide for his business acumen. He is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence while expanding his interests in real estate, gaming, sports, and entertainment.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2007

    Upcoming Entrepreneurs

    This book is a must have for upcoming entrepreneurs, as well as present and future business men and women. This takes you through the lives of many succesful business heads and just goes to show that contrary to popular belief, honesty and trustworthiness are the way to be in the business world.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2005

    Reading this book was the best advice I ever received

    This an amazing book. Yes, it is short, but it's full of useful informartion. You'll get the insight from many top executives today. If you are looking forward to start a business, or you already own one, this is a great book to read. Even if you don't plan to own a business, you should read this book... it will make you succeed in whatever you do.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2004

    One of the best books I have ever read.

    I recommend this book highly. Reading this book is almost like talking to the most successful people in the world and getting their advice on buisness and life. You have a chance to find out about some experiences and life stories of very smart people and learn from them. Thank you Mr. Donald Trump for the wonderful book and to everyone that helped him write it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2004

    What¿s the best business advice you¿ve ever received?

    Donald Trump is an Optimal Thinker. He makes the most of his thinking and resources. The question: 'What¿s the best business advice you¿ve ever received?' is the basis of this first-rate book, and is an example of Optimal Thinking.

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