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Description - Do the Hard Things First by Margaret Carlson

In Do The Hard Things First, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg shares the management strategies and life lessons that have helped him build a multi-billion dollar global business and run a $60 billion city government, serving the needs of demanding business clients and diverse constituencies alike. In the words of Michael Bloomberg himself, Over the course of both my private and public sector careers, Ive learned a set of rules that I believe offer guidance that people of all professions will find useful. In this book, I've summed up these rules and my experience in how to follow them: from how to build a first-rate team, to create the conditions for innovation, and to know when to say yes to your customers and when to say no.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781593154950
ISBN-10: 159315495X
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Carousel Press,US
Publisher: Carousel Press,US
Publish Date: 13-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Margaret Carlson

Michael R. Bloomberg is the 108th Mayor of the City of New York, elected to office in 2001. He has cut crime; created jobs; unleashed a boom of affordable housing; implemented ambitious public health strategies; gained control of the nation's largest school district; and improved the efficiency of government. In 2005, he was re- elected by a diverse coalition of support. He is the founder of Bloomberg LP, the world's largest international financial news and data company. Widely recognized as one of the country's leading philanthropists, in 2007 Bloomberg donated more than $200 million. He has sat on the boards of numerous charitable, cultural, and educational institutions and as Mayor of New York City, he declines a salary.

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