The Little Stuff Matters Most: 50 Rules From 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living

The Little Stuff Matters Most: 50 Rules From 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living


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The Little Stuff Matters Most: 50 Rules From 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living by Bernie Brillstein, David Sipress

An uncommon collection of common sense, The Little Stuff Matters Mostdelivers the hard and fast lessons of Bernie Brillstein's unparalleled business experience in fifty pithy, wise, witty, and completely entertaining essays. Brillstein, whose name is synonymous with some of the highest-profile Hollywood careers, shares these invaluable lessons in the clever, unfailingly honest, and inimitable tone for which he is known and loved. This little package is packed with big truths for getting ahead in business and in life, from how to get your boss's job to the art of making a deal. Other memorable tips include:
o Know the difference between “hot” and “good”
o Don't talk behind someone's back in front of them
o Only doctors and hookers need pagers
o Don't pet the snakes
o Have an opinion, even it it's wrong
o It's all lies, and that's the truth
o When your time has come, success will find you
o The stomachache—and other gastrointestinal warnings

Each of the book's fifty “Bernie-isms” is followed by refreshing commentary, peppered with colorful tales from Bernie's career and clever drawings by acclaimed New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress. This book is the next- best thing to having your own personal manager on call 24/7—without having to fork over fifteen percent of your paycheck. The Little Stuff Matters Most puts both wit and wisdom in your pocket.

Author Biography: Bernie Brillstein is the founding partner of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, the most powerful management/production company in Hollywood. Bernie's current personal clients include Rob Lowe, Wayne Brady, Martin Short, and Saturday Night Live creator/producer Lorne Michaels. During his career, Bernie has also represented Jim Henson, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, and many others. Brillstein is also the author, with David Rensin, of Where Did I Go Right?: You're No One in Hollywood Unless Someone Wants You Dead.

David Rensin has coauthored eleven books and five New York Times bestsellers, including Chris Rock's Rock This! and Tim Allen's Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592400799
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/23/2004
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.74(w) x 7.88(h) x 0.83(d)

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