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The Personal MBA : A World-Class Business Education in a Single Volume - Josh Kaufman

The Personal MBA

A World-Class Business Education in a Single Volume

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Published: 30th January 2013
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Are you tempted to go to business school? Save your money and read The Personal MBA instead.

This bestselling book gives you everything you to transform your business and your career.

An MBA at a top business school is an enormous investment in time and cash. And if you don't want to work for a consulting firm or an investment bank, the chances are it simply isn't worth it.

The Personal MBA gives you simple mental models for every subject that's key to commercial success. From the basics of products, and marketing to the nuances of teamwork and systems, this book distils you need to know to take on the MBA graduates and win.

About the Author

Josh Kaufman is an acclaimed blogger and consultant who helps people improve their business skills. He previously worked at Proctor & Gamble. Since 2005 Josh has been helping people learn about business without remortgaging their lives through his website,.

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  • Deeply Informative

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    • Gift
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    Comments about The Personal MBA:

    Great book. Before starting your business (or even if you already have) get this book!

     
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    • Deeply Informative
    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Understand
    • Expert Author
    • Great Insights
    • Well Written

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      Comments about The Personal MBA:

      I would like to rate this book 4,5 stars because of the excellent content, but the quality of the paper and binding means that the book won't last long on the shelf. Because it is reference, it needs to have a long shelf life. The print is smaller than average, thus harder to read. Probably better to buy Kindle version.

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      Great for the self motivated person

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        Was advised to give this a read as I have been contemplating doing an MBA. Not sure I need to do the MBA anymore...... Hopefully saved myself 3yrs and $50k

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        Finally, here's a GBP10.99 MBA. Well on its way to becoming a business classic. You're pretty much guaranteed to get your money's worth - if not much, much more. -- Jason Hesse Real Business A sterling effort ... a book to be referred to at crucial moments -- Philip Delves Broughton Management Today Cherrypicks the cleverest advice from the most effective business books and condenses it into simple, memorable ideas and tools Smarta.com File this book under: NO EXCUSES. Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and Linchpin No matter what they tell you, an MBA is not essential. If you combine reading this book with actually trying stuff, you'll be far ahead in the business game. Kevin Kelly, founding executive editor of Wired Few people know how to get things done better than Josh Kaufman. David Allen, author of Getting Things Done Josh Kaufman has synthesized the most important topics in business into a book that truly lives up to its title. It's rare to find complicated concepts explained with such clarity. Highly recommended. Ben Casnocha, author of My Start-Up Life Fundamentals are fundamentals. Whether you're an entrepreneur or an executive at a Fortune 50 company, this book will help you succeed. John Mang, Vice President, Procter & Gamble These concepts really work: I'm booked solid with clients, making eight times more money, feeling far less overwhelmed, and having a lot more fun. If you want to live up to our potential, you can't afford to miss this book. Tim Grahl, Founder and CEO, Out:Think Group A creative, breakthrough approach to business education. I have an MBA from a top business school, and this book helped me understand business in a whole new way. Ali Safavi, Executive Director of International Sales & Distribution, The Walt Disney Company

        ISBN: 9780670919536
        ISBN-10: 0670919535
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 464
        Published: 30th January 2013
        Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
        Country of Publication: GB
        Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 12.9  x 2.9
        Weight (kg): 0.33
        Edition Number: 1