How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

by Mark Cuban

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Overview

Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book, HOW TO WIN AT THE SPORT OF BUSINESS.

"It's New Year's resolution time, and Mark Cuban's new book offers the rationale for a good one." —BUSINESS INSIDER

Using the greatest material from his popular Blog Maverick, Cuban has collected and updated his postings on business and life to provide a catalog of insider knowledge on what it takes to become a thriving entrepreneur. He tells his own rags-to-riches story of how he went from selling powdered milk and sleeping on friends' couches to owning his own company and becoming a multi-billion dollar success story. His unconventional yet highly effective ideas on how to build a successful business offer entrepreneurs at any stage of their careers a huge edge over their competitors.

"In short, [HOW TO WIN AT THE SPORT OF BUSINESS] exceeded...expectations. Short chapters...got right to the point and were not filled with 'stuffing'." —HUFFINGTON POST

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983988533
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication date: 11/20/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 67
Sales rank: 173,079
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Mark Cuban has been an entrepreneur his whole life, from humble beginnings selling garbage bags and powdered milk door-to-door to becoming a multi-billion dollar businessman. Throughout his career, Cuban has risen to success by founding his own companies, including HDNet, Broadcast.com and MicroSolutions, as well as investing in startups, such as Mahalo, JungleCents.com, motionloft.com, Filesanywhere.com, Naked Pizza and 140Fire.com. He has gained notoriety and fame not only from his successful business ventures, but also his status as a major influential figure in the world of media and sports. 

After graduating from Indiana University in 1981, Cuban got his start in Dallas, Texas, founding the software company MicroSolutions and later Broadcast.com, a leading multimedia and streaming website which was acquired by Yahoo! for $5.7 billion. In 2000, he went onto purchase the Dallas Mavericks, having since turned the team into one of the NBA's most successful franchises, winning their first championship in 2011. In addition, Cuban has become one of the most recognizable figures in sports, gaining much media attention for his unconventional and innovative approach as team owner. His efforts have helped transform the franchise into a perennial contender and have helped develop an extremely passionate fan base in Dallas.

Through his bold and ingenious approach to business, sports, and life, Mark Cuban has become one of the world's wealthiest entrepreneurs. With a knack for the inventive, as well as the spotlight, Cuban stands as one of the most innovative, successful, and talked about business minds of our generation.

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