If you enjoy books like rich dad poor dad, this follows a similar theme with lessons she learned from her childhood weaved intricately with her lessons in business. Her mother was definitely a gem of a person. I seriously want to have lunch with Barbara for real after reading this! In September 2017 Corcoran was announced as a contestant for of , where she was partnered with. User Review - This book is fantastic! Basically, you go to work, do what it takes to get the job done and find the right people to help you grow your business. She doesn't place much value in well-educated people, and instead opts to invest in people who are single-mindedly passionate about their business. Integer elementum tempor libero sit amet iaculis. Fusce sed nibh eu odio posuere semper.
The stories she gives of her childhood and how they made her into the successful person she is today. All it takes is common sense and thinking outside of the box when all else seems impossible. Its one that most business owners are unwilling to do, preferring to wait, instead, for someone to appoint them. If you are looking for a good believable success story filled with business-building tips, then you'll want to make time to read Shark Tales. A very down-to-earth look at the business world! Full of tips for navigating the confusing world of entrepreneurship, the book will intersperse words of wisdom with inspirational stories from the show.
She is the real deal and effectively demonstrates that anyone can have the American Dream without being a total brainiac. In the mid-1970s she also began publishing The Corcoran Report covering real estate data trends in New York City. She spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and dumpster diving. I read it over the span of one weekend. He wrote his own script.
Barbara looks back on her childhood and reflects on how she applied the lessons she learned growing up poor in New Jersey to the New York real estate market. Have fun, and see how far you can go. While Barbara Corcoran's book is an engaging and easy read more like a novel than non-fiction it nonetheless encapsulates what so many of of us find out the hard way as we found start-ups and slug our way through to profitability and success. After reading her book, you really feel like you know Barbara. Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style.
I had to pick up her book and learn her story. Essentially, it felt like Barb needed to find a way to pad the book out while still delivering her business lessons, so she took random stories from her childhood and squeezed the required lessons out of them. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. There's a lot of story telling in this book. The book is a fast, easy and interesting read. In addition, I love it that she has been successful in a male-dominated world. Because starting a business from broke forces you to think more creatively.
But don't let the charm fool you--it's basically just the trite story of a little girl who clawed her way to real estate success by lying, tricking others, manipulating those who worked for her and acting as tough as the men in the business. You will learn exactly what she is looking for in choosing a successful entrepeneur. It seemed entertaining very enjoyable reading , but now that I'm further into the book I'm finding a lot of very useful, practical information as well. The 10X Rule shows you how! Genuinely modest, but always sure of his ambitions and achievements. It was a little interesting to see what Barb was like as a kid, but the business lessons felt kind of forced with respect to those stories. I planned to read it over Easter vacation but found once I started it I couldn't put it down.
I was so impressed by the balance she struck in maintaining integrity, tenacity, kindness, and creativity to solve problems and succeed, and think her tips are applicable to any career field. The inspiring true story of Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran--and her best advice for anyone starting a business. I would recommend this for anyone who wants to start their own business-- much useful information. She was very real and transparent about the good, the bad, the ugly, and the great and beautiful. I came out feeling like this book sort of did its job. Instead it's an honest conversation about what it really takes to succeed and each lesson is easily understood because of Barbara's great gift of story telling.
Genres: Donec in tortor in lectus iaculis vulputate. A good choice for anyone looking for something light and easy. Barbara credits her mother with showing her about thinking creatively and not giving up when the going gets tough. Even if you do not have the entrepreneurial spirit, this is a really good read. When she split from her boyfriend seven years later, she formed her own firm, The Corcoran Group.
This is a woman who takes no guff from anyone. In Shark Tales, Barbara shares her hilarious stories about growing up, getting into trouble, failing miserably, and then starting over again. I fully recommend this book for relaxing entertainment while delving into the mind of a winner. I felt admiration for her will to succeed, empathy for some of the choices she made in life, and valued her business and sales lessons that are engrained throughout the book. I was ready to learn the ins and outs of being a moneymaking entrepreneur. I liked that she emphasized the importance of having fun. While I may not agree with everything she espouses you certainly can't argue with the results she's gotten.