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What it takes : lessons in the pursuit of excellence

Schwarzman, Stephen A., 1947-2019
People know who Stephen Schwarzman is - at least they think they do. H'?s the man who took $400,000 and co-founded The Blackstone Group, the private equity firm that now manages over $434 billion. He's the CEO heads of state the world over rely on to help them solve problems and think about the future. He's the billionaire philanthropist who founded the Schwarzman Scholars program in Beijing, this century's version of the Rhodes Scholarship program. But underneath these achievements and this success is a man who has spent on his life learning and reflecting on what it takes to achieve excellence and to make an impact in the world.
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London : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
vi, 378 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 24 cm.
Includes index.First published in the United States by Avid Reader Press in 2019.
REMOVE THE OBSTACLES -- Go Big -- Everything Is Interconnected -- Hold the Table: Advice on Interviews -- The Best Way to Learn Is by Doing -- All Deals Are Crises -- Money Is a Poor Cure for a Bad Situation -- PURSUE WORTHY FANTASIES -- The Harder the Problem, the More Limited the Competition -- Call, Then Keep Calling -- Go Where Others Aren't -- Don't Miss the Can't Miss Opportunities -- Cycles: Investing Through Ups and Downs -- There Are No Brave, Old People in Finance -- Don't Lose Money!!! Developing an Investment Process -- Spinning the Wheel Faster -- SEEING AROUND CORNERS -- Expand -- Ask for Help When You Need It -- Entrepreneurship: No One Tells You About the Pain -- Listen for Discordant Notes -- Time Wounds All Deals -- Load the Boat -- SPRINTING DOWNFIELD -- Be a Friend to the Situation -- Turn Crisis into Opportunity -- Engage -- Answer When Your Country Calls -- Spin the Virtuous Cycle -- A Mission to Be the Best.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Biography658.42 SCHAvailable
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