Never Wrestle with a Pig and Ninety Other Ideas to Build Your Business and Career
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Never Wrestle with a Pig and Ninety Other Ideas to Build Your Business and Career

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Drawing upon forty years of experience from his own sports and celebrity management practice, Mark H. McCormack is back with common-sense advice aimed at business owners and would-be CEOs. McCormack's tips include: End your day on timePeople who say they can keep a secret usually can'tIt pays to overestimate your competitionThe best ideas cannot be stolenKnow when to say "It's none of your business"Get paid for thinking rather than doingTime in front of the customer is the best time of allBe wary of unanimous agreementNot every budget deserves your respectLearn the art of picking up the checkIn ninety brief chapters that range in topic from getting ahead to staying competitive, McCormack makes clear that doing business in today's climate still involves the same basic elements of human interaction--intelligence, creativity, and efficiency--that have always meant the difference between success and failure.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 138 x 210 x 18mm | 281.23g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0141002085
  • 9780141002088
  • 377,563

About Mark H McCormack

Mark H. McCormack is the founder and CEO of International Management Group (IMG), the world's dominant sports marketing organization, whose clients include Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter, Venus and Serena Williams, and Arnold Palmer.
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Table of contents

Introduction
Part I: Giving Yourself a Reality Check
Part II: Speed, the Defining Factor
Part III: Giving the Workplace a Reality Check
Part IV: Office Politics
Part V: Acquiring a Power Base
Part VI: Promotions, Demotions, and Other Career Hiccups
Part VII: Rules for Deal Makers
Part VIII: When You Are in Charge
Part IX: Etiquette for the New Millennium
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
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