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Insights for becoming successful and rich based on the life stories of 50 extraordinary men and women of recent times

How the likes of Bill Gates, Madonna, Jack Ma, Richard Branson, Warren Buffett became amazingly successful.

Deep analysis of success by the author provides the lessons and guidelines for anyone to follow.

Fascinating and engaging business self-help book for anyone with ambition and motivation to succeed.

The author is an international bestseller who specialises in analysing the successful and rich.

Book Details

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-912555-63-5

FORMAT: 236 x 154mm

Bookbinding: Hardback

Number of pages: 288pp


AUTHOR

Dr. Rainer Zitelmann is the author of 19 books, including The Wealth Elite (LID). He was previously a senior editor at Die Welt newspaper. Later he became the leading communications consultant for the real estate sector in Germany.


REVIEWS

This book uses the interesting biographical details of well-known successful people to make practical observations about how others can also succeed. Zitelmann’s background, being a highly successful entrepreneur himself in addition to having a PhD in sociology, gives him unique credibility, and the result is a very satisfying read.

Dr. Richard Smith, Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky

Zitelmann shines the light of inquiry on the success of well-known people. It is not another self-improvement book full of platitudes without any application. On the contrary, Zitelmann’s insights are based on extensive research and a firm understanding of the psychology of ultra-successful people. A solid foundation combined with an accessible writing style makes the book a gem for people that have the courage to be different.

Dr. Wolf von Laer, CEO, Students For Liberty

There are plenty of books that purport to tell you how to succeed. Many of them are full of platitudes. But Rainer Zitelmann approaches the topic methodically, logically and consistently. The result is completely convincing. And he is a man who knows what he is talking about when it comes to commercial success.

Daniel Hannan, Member of the European Parliament, Journalist and President, The Initiative for Free Trade

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