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Posted January 14, 2010
In this book, Mark H. McCormack draws on his experience as the head of a sports management company to provide some tips and techniques for selling, negotiating and managing. He presents a series of how-tos and recommendations, followed by several examples. The result is a well-organized guidebook to achieving success. The book's easy-to-read, breezy style and McCormack's personal touches make it an engaging and fun read. However, while the book claims to offer secrets and information that are usually not taught in school, most experienced businesspeople in any of the fields he mentions will be familiar with much of his guidance. It does mirror material that is widely covered in other books on the same topics. Still, McCormack's book is a classic written in an interesting way, and his opinions and experiences contribute to its appeal. getAbstract recommends it to recent graduates, and others in sales and negotiations who seek some real-life expert advice outside the ivy-covered walls of academia.
To learn more about this book, check out the following Web page: http://www.getabstract.com/summary/4931/what-they-still-dont-teach-you-at-harvard-business-school.html