Good Advice From Bad People

Selected Wisdom From Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong
Bissonnette, Zac (Book - 2014)
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Good Advice From Bad People
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The world is fullof people telling you how to live your life.Sometimes the advice-givers fall ever-so-slightly short themselves.Bestselling author Zac Bissonnette has gathered more than seventy-five jaw-dropping gems, including risk-management advice from the man who triggered the world's largest hedge fund collapse and tips from gay-prostitute-patronizing pastor Ted Haggard on how to build a marriage that lasts a lifetime. The result will keep you smiling while you glean all the wisdom you need to build the life you want . . . if only you can follow it better than the people who gave it.'When you know what you are talking about, others will follow you, because it's safe to follow you.' Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld, 2006'I think the most important thing is restore a sense of idealism and end the cynicism.' Future Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, 2002'The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuse, that's the day you start to the top.' O. J. Simpson, 1975
Authors: Bissonnette, Zac
Title: Good advice from bad people
selected wisdom from murderers, stock swindlers, and Lance Armstrong
Publisher: New York, New York :, Portfolio/Penguin,, 2014.
Characteristics: xii, 196 pages ;,18 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Introduction: Where shall wisdom be found?
Money secrets (e.g., the people who wrote these books have no money)
The complete idiot's guide to leadership
Time well spent and a life well lived
Relationships: till death (or domestic violence or crystal meth and gay hookers) do us part
Keep the faith (out of wedlock), baby
Conclusion: Who is the next good advisor to be exposed as a bad person?
Local Note: 15 16 17 18 53 57 60 64 65 71 73 76 79 80 210 211 216 222
ISBN: 1591846897
Statement of Responsibility: Zac Bissonnette
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Headings: Quotations, English. Life skills Quotations, maxims, etc. Conduct of life Quotations, maxims, etc.
Topical Term: Quotations, English.
Life skills
Conduct of life
LCCN: 2014000960
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Aug 18, 2014
  • IrishMoon rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I loved this book! It clearly shows how we need to look past an individual's celebrity status or "star power" before deciding who to trust &/or admire, even when they've been featured on reputable programs such as Oprah, and major networks like CNN, CNBC, etc.


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