An excellent book by Rockefeller on making money The idea of his business structure specifically his trust was insightful The book contained some interesting uotes and insights from Rockefeller about how he does business and his personal life My favorite sections were the letters between him and his son and daughter there was a lot of insight about the relationships he had with them The book was uite short however You can check the dimensions for the size but in between uotes there was a descent amount of space making the book a very uick read But it was overall an interesting book to read Good book Great read This was very good but not great The business insights were still strong in many areas of our work today so it made the old saying ring true again Everything is different but everything remains the same I purchased this. Advice and words of wisdom from the greatest American businessman and philanthropistJohn D Rockefeller is considered to be the wealthiest man to have ever lived after adjusting for inflation An American businessman who made his wealth as a cofounder and leading figure of the Standard Oil Company he also had a pivotal role in creating our mo.
Book on sale and was worth the small investment The ending however came out of nowhere I think it is worth the read but I would recommend doing a Wikipedia or similar search on JDR to read a little deeper into his thinking and to see how he addresses what many would believe to be hypocritical in some instances Literally a collection of his uotes and not organized too well But if you are interested in how John D thought and would like to reference his uotes this is a nice reference The book was an easy read It was easy to understand It not a boring book at all The book offers a few good uotes from the man himself but the point is it offers very little value in total as a book Nothing concrete has been mentioned about the life of Rockefeller his methods etc The conversations of Rockefeller with others are incomplete and totally. Dern system of philanthropyCollected in John D Rockefeller on Making Money are the words from the man himself offering advice on how to successfully start and manage a booming business as well as the most efficient ways to preserve your wealth once you have acuired it These uotes also coverHappiness in the face of great wealthMoney and its.
Out of context and don t offer an insight into his thinking Full of challenging uotes three follow Good management consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people It is one thing to stand on the comfortable ground of placid inaction and put forth words of cynical wisdom and another to plunge into the work itself and through strenuous experience earn the right to express strong conclusions I believe in the dignity of labor whether with head or hand that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living uick easy read about one of the greatest businessmen to have ever lived Lots of takeaways in this little book Perfect for anyone in business or wanting to go into business Some good uotes but I ust get a whole lot out of the book uick read but I was expecting good. EffectsThoughts on facing public criticismThoughts on big business in the USAIncluded are John D Rockefellers thoughts on the most sage and conscientious manner of distributing and sharing your wealth when your wealth is overflowing Finally we get a glimpse into Rockefellers life with the inclusion of some of his most personal correspondenc.