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The Author has written 3 books based of his life and experiences. "The Old Firm" is the story of how his father's company survived during the great depression. Time and Chance follows on after this, starting when the author was 15. When Angels Travel is the story of the author's international business travels in the 1960's.

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Vividly reminiscent of the goings-­on at Sterling Cooper the late nights, the three-­martini lunches, the sex on couches, and, of course, the actual work of plugging products this is the story of what Madison Avenue was really like in the ’60s. A worldwide bestseller when first published in 1970, this frank, irreverent, and hilarious memoir is a one-­of-­a-­kind cult classic.

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This extreme "American Dream" rags to riches success story appeals to multiple audiences. As the son of an Italian immigrant, the author shares how he started as a manual laborer and climbed the corporate ladder to President of a company in the top ten plants in America. Learn how they did it. He went from the White House and the Pentagon to being attacked by bears in the Arctic Circle. Travel with the author to experience extreme hunting in swamps, the desert, the Rockies, and the Arctic Circle.

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"Not just a terrific read, but an important life to have on the national record.­” – George Negus Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is the public face of Australia’s once-­in-­a-­lifetime mining boom. A swashbuckling entrepreneur in the finest West Australian tradition, Twiggy took on mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto at their own game – and won. Yet he has also been embroiled in two of the most heated debates in recent Australian history: over the treatment of Aboriginal people and the mining super-­profits tax. In this unauthorised biography, Andrew Burrell traces Twiggy’s business triumphs and disasters to reveal the complicated man behind the myth. Why do his mining ventures attract so much controversy? And what do his philanthropic schemes tell us about him and his plans for the future? It takes extraordinary force of will, combined with boundless energy and cunning, to create enterprises on such a mammoth scale. With the value of iron ore now integral to the health of the federal . . .

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Business makes the world go round. This unique audio collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives of four amazing people who all enjoyed global success in a variety of ways. Get an insight into the life of Henry Ford, the man behind one of the biggest car brands in the world. Born on a farm, Henry's journey took him to Detroit, where he built the first mass produced vehicles - the Model T, the Model A and the system of 'Fordism'. His talent for invention and machines was inspired by other amazing individuals, including Thomas Edison. Also meet Beulah Henry, called 'Lady Edison' by many; she was a prolific inventor. Many people have actually never heard of her despite her development of over 101 inventions! Be amazed by Henry Bessemer who played a critical role in steel making and steam engines which drove the industrial revolution and find out about George de Mestral whose ingenuity was responsible for Velcro, now used all over the world. It's a great example of the . . .

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