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The prime movers : traits of the great wealth creators

Author: Edwin A Locke
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2000.
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"The Prime Movers sheds welcome light on the powerful personalities and driving forces behind the world's famous (and infamous) ultra-wealthy elite. You'll read about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of business giants past and present, including: J.P. Morgan, Steve Jobs, Sam Walton, Mary Kay Ash, Ross Perot, Walt Disney, Jack Welch, Lou Gerstner, Thomas Edison, John Bogle, Michael Dell, Henry Ford, John Paul  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin A Locke
ISBN: 0814405703 9780814405703
OCLC Number: 42980320
Description: xi, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Creation of Wealth --
2. Independent Vision --
3. Active Mind --
4. Competence and Confidence --
5. Drive to Action --
6. Egoistic Passion --
7. Love of Ability in Others --
8. Virtue --
9. How to Make a Billion Dollars --
Appendix A. Amounts of Wealth Created by (Selected) Prime Movers Mentioned in This Book --
Appendix B. "Why Businessmen Need Philosophy" by Leonard Peikoff.
Responsibility: Edwin A. Locke.

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"The Prime Movers sheds welcome light on the powerful personalities and driving forces behind the world's famous (and infamous) ultra-wealthy elite. You'll read about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of business giants past and present, including: J.P. Morgan, Steve Jobs, Sam Walton, Mary Kay Ash, Ross Perot, Walt Disney, Jack Welch, Lou Gerstner, Thomas Edison, John Bogle, Michael Dell, Henry Ford, John Paul Getty, Siochiro Honda, Ray Kroc, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Warren Buffett, Pierre DuPont, Andy Grove, and many more."--Jacket.

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