The Best Business Advice in History: Translated for the American Workplace
Kevin Orlin JohnsonISBN: 0965366049;
What happens when a best-selling author with a liberal-arts degree (and a minor in Finance, in case the bottom ever fell out of Art History) finds himself Managing Director of a national book distributor? You?ll be surprised?he sure was. After the initial shock wore off, Kevin Orlin Johnson, Ph.D., found that quotes, quips, and other historical tidbits he?d picked up in his eleven years of graduate school came back to him unbidden and?in a little under a year?helped him build a wretched little debt-ridden startup into a thriving distribution dynamo serving hundreds of publishers nationwide and posting quarterly growth rates exceeding 4000 percent ("We went after the really big customers, and we got them," he explains). Now, with the publication of The Best Business Advice in History , he?s brought together the most useful gems of insight from history?s greatest leaders?and the howlers of history?s most...
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