Get Smarter has ratings and 25 reviews. Peter said: This book reads like afternoon coffee with a grandfather, whose pride, confidence and self-satisf. Get Smarter is Schulich’s original and informative attempt to impart lessons learned in a lifetime to today’s youth by someone who has achieved success in both. Get Smarter is like a series of notes from Schulich about how to conduct both your professional and personal lives. If a wise CEO were to use.

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But some very interesting advice from a very successful businessman. Add up both sides, and if the positives: Show 0 new item s. A swine will always be a swine, even if, for the moment, he is acting in an unswine-like fashion.

A Tool for a Lifetime. Be skeptical of life insurance. Schulich imparts the many lessons he has learned throughout his life and career to the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. You can connect with him on Twitter at MikeDariano. Kristina marked it as to-read Dec 28, He writes his insights about business, a fulfilling life and philanthropy. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

More of a very casual read than anything. In some ways, this is what Samuel Zemurray did, who never took on a partner.

There’s something inherent in these professions that leads to dour, worst-case-scenario outcomes. There are a lot of diseases and health demons out there that you do not want to know or obsess about.

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Trivia About Get Smarter. One of the best life lessons book I have read so far. How to write a great review. This makes it all highly readable and re-readable, but the information sometimes feels random, challenging to retain, and almost impossible to summarize without re-listing. Pages Images and files. He will always be a swine, even if he is acting right now in an unswine-like fashion. As a teen excessively worrying about her future, this book was something I picked up during my effort to read more non-fiction.

My car is eleven years old, my marriage is 38 years old, and my house is thirty years old. This book reminded me that no one smarrer everything right.

Every company needs a few people like that, but positive people form the vast majority of life’s winners.

Am I Being Too Subtle? They are thinking about themselves – just like you.

Book Review: Get Smarter

Business and life is full of relationships, and relationships are grounded in reciprocity. Growth stocks also bad. As a boy he used to have Seasonal Affective Disorder because the cloudy Canadian winters would make him sad, But then he read a book called The Shadow of the Sun by a Polish journalist called Ryszard Kapuscinski.

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Scan the list of Forbes billionaires, and you’ll see dozens of people whose fortunes were created not by what they bought but what they built-Bill Gates, Michael Dell, the Walton family Wal-Martthe Johnson family Fidelity mutual funds -and those are sdhulich some of the famous ones. Yes No Thanks for your feedback!


Get Smarter by Seymour Schulich

Light reading often makes for heavy amnesia. May 14, David Philpott rated it liked it. I wish I read it earlier. Critical Insights from Previous Recessions. Every business takes at least 4 to 5 years to build.

With so many chapters it caught your attention with each page and allowed you to breeze through the book in no time. In examining smarfer own life Seymour Schulich, a Canadian billionaire and philanthropist, realized that at age 20 he-like others his age-knew very little and was aw This is a mentoring book primarily for the toyear-old with entrepreneurial aspirations.

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Adam Thomas added it Oct 29, A quote not from Schulich: Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Schulich, who made the bulk of his money in the oil industry, wrote this book specificly for the toyear old schulihc, imparting wisdom and life lessons to help us become hopefully as successful as he is.

At 30, he writes, one thinks one has acquired a lot of wisdom. Eugene marked it as to-read Dec 09, Tomislav Bermanec marked it as to-read Aug 23, Seymour Schulich is a self-made billionare whose career has spanned stock brokerage, investment counseling, mining and the oil industry.