The Personal MBA : A World-Class Business Education in a Single Volume

Josh Kaufman

10th Anniversary edition * Completely revised and updated * over 800,000 copies sold

ARE YOU TEMPTED TO GO TO BUSINESS SCHOOL? SAVE YOUR MONEY AND READ THE PERSONAL MBA INSTEAD.

This bestselling business classic gives you everything you need to transform your business and your career.

An MBA at a top business school is an enormous investment in time and cash. And if you don't want to work for a consulting firm or an investment bank, the chances are it simply isn't worth it.

The Personal MBA gives you simple mental models for every subject that's key to commercial success. From the basics of products and marketing to the nuances of teamwork and systems, this book distils everything you need to know to take on the MBA graduates and win.

'File this book under: NO EXCUSES' Seth Godin

'No matter what they tell you, an MBA is not essential. If you combine reading this book with actually trying stuff, you'll be far ahead in the business game' Kevin Kelly, founder of Wired


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Book Overview

My name is Patrick David and I’m the UI/UX Designer
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Full Chapter Overview

About me

Chapter One

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My trip

Chapter Two

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I am a dreamer

Chapter Three

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Business side

Chapter Four

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Family

Chapter Five

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The end of the way

Chapter Six

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About the author

My name is Patrick David and I’m the UI/UX Designer
and the Head of Developer creative digital company, Patrick David.

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