John D. Rockefeller on Making Money

John D. Rockefeller on Making Money : Advice and Words of Wisdom on Building and Sharing Wealth

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Advice and words of wisdom from the greatest American businessman and philanthropist.

John D. Rockefeller is considered to be the wealthiest man to have ever lived, after adjusting for inflation. An American businessman who made his wealth as a cofounder and leading figure of the Standard Oil Company, he also had a pivotal role in creating our modern system of philanthropy.

Collected in John D. Rockefeller on Making Money are the words from the man himself, offering advice on how to successfully start and manage a booming business, as well as the most efficient ways to preserve your wealth once you have acquired it. These quotes also cover:

Happiness in the face of great wealth
Money and its effects
Thoughts on facing public criticism
Thoughts on big business in the USA

Included are John D. Rockefeller's thoughts on the most sage and conscientious manner of distributing and sharing your wealth when your wealth is overflowing. Finally, we get a glimpse into Rockefeller's life with the inclusion of some of his most personal correspondence.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 114 x 178 x 18mm | 259g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 1632206234
  • 9781632206237
  • 189,405

About John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller (1839 1937) was an American businessman and philanthropist. As cofounder of the Standard Oil Company, he revolutionized American business and philanthropy through his actions and thoughts.
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