How to Get Rich : One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets

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  • Copyright: 2009-05-26
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If you're serious about getting rich, Felix Dennis can show you how. Starting out as a college dropout with no family money, he managed to make himself one of the hundred richest individuals in the U.K. Along the way, he founded Maxim magazine and created his own publishing empire.

Author Biography

Felix Dennis is the chairman of Dennis Publishing, which publishes The Week among many other magazines. He was the founder of Maxim, one of the most successful new magazines of the last decade. He has written several volumes of poetry that have been performed live onstage by the Royal Shakespeare Company. His other interests include breeding rare pigs, drinking French wine, collecting first edition books, and avoiding business meetings. He has homes in London, Stratford-upon-Avon, New York City, Connecticut, and the Caribbean island of Mustique.

Table of Contents

Preface: Can This Book Really Make Me Rich?p. xv
Author's Note for American Readersp. xxvii
Introduction: How Rich?p. 1
Reasons Not To Get Rich
Pole Positionsp. 11
A Million to Onep. 20
Getting Started
Harnessing the Fear of Failurep. 29
The Searchp. 40
The Fallacy of the Great Ideap. 59
Obtaining Capitalp. 71
Never Give Inp. 82
The Five Most Common Start-Up Errorsp. 89
Getting Rich
Cardinal Virtuesp. 111
A Few Words About Luckp. 135
The Art of Negotiatingp. 148
Ownership! Ownership! Ownership!p. 168
The Joys of Delegationp. 185
A Piece of the Piep. 196
The Power of Focusp. 215
Troubleshooting and Endgame
Whoops!p. 235
A Recap for Idlersp. 250
How to Stay Richp. 272
The Eight Secrets to Getting Richp. 284
Remember to Duck!p. 286
Acknowledgmentsp. 289
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