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Business adventures

J. Brooks

Business adventures

by J. Brooks

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Published by Penguin .
Written in English


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Statementby J. Brooks.
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Open LibraryOL20672049M

  Business Adventures Book Summary Standard I followed the herd and read Business Adventures (by the late John Brooks, originally published in ) over the summer like many others did after learning the book was Bill Gates’ favorite all-time business book (even better, it came recommended to him from none other than Warren Buffett). Business-Adventures_-Twelve-John-Brookspdf.

  Business Adventures Review. Business Adventures is a really fascinating book, especially for those who are into entrepreneurship. What I like though is that it’s also got a lot to offer for anyone that has a job, pays taxes, or invests in the stock market. I highly recommend this one! Read full summary on Blinkist >> Free Preview >>.   “Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $ million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common?/5().

John Brooks (December 5, – J ) was a writer and longtime contributor to The New Yorker magazine, where he worked for many years as a staff writer, specializing in financial topics. Brooks was also the author of several books, both fiction and non-fiction, the best known of which was an examination of the financial shenanigans of the s Wall Street bull market. Business adventures by John Brooks at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Business adventures by John Brooks4/5(9).


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I originally purchased this book because of Bill Gates' affinity towards it, and I must say, "Business Adventures" did not disappoint. Each story is a rich tale given in eloquent prose by John Brooks about the machinations of industry and the men who controlled it in the 's and ' by: 2.

The essay titled “Xerox Xerox more[Business Adventures] is a collection of Brooks’s New Yorker essays about why various companies succeeded or failed. The essay titled “Xerox Xerox Xerox Xerox” should win an award for most clever chapter name, and the lessons inside the book are even better/5.

I originally purchased this book because Business adventures book Bill Gates' affinity towards it, and I must say, "Business Adventures" did not disappoint.

Each story is a rich tale given in eloquent prose by John Brooks about the machinations of industry and the men who controlled it in the 's and 's/5(). In terms of its longevity, Business Adventures stands alongside Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor, the book that Warren says is the best book on investing that he has ever read.

He was also the author of ten nonfiction books on business and finance, a number of which were critically acclaimed works examining Wall Street and the corporate world. His books Once in Golconda, The Go-Go Years, and Business Adventures have endured as classics.4/4(9). Download Business Adventures PDF by John Brooks published in About is a free web service that delivers books in PDF format to all the users without any restrictions.

Business Adventures, by John Brooks, is the best business book I’ve ever read. Unfortunately, it is not easy to find. The book went out of print in the early s. The original publisher is out of business, and Brooks died in But his family kindly agreed to provide one chapter as a free e-book, which you can download below.

Business Adventures by John Brooks is an outstanding book. I read it for no better reason than Bill Gates said that it was his favourite business book.

It was a pleasure reading the book. It comprises a number of stories that focus on a wide gamut of areas e.g., anti-trust, currency, insider trading, launching a new product, stock market /5().

Gates writes that more than four decades after it was first published, "Business Adventures" remains the best business book he's ever read. "The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin Graham AmazonAuthor: Mara Leighton. Addeddate Identifier BusinessAdventuresTwelveJohnBrooks Identifier-ark ark://t7tn2h Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner.

7 Key Lessons from Business Adventures: Bill Gates’s Favorite Business Book 1. A lesson from the Flash Crash: 2. A lesson from the Ford Edsel fiasco: 3. A lesson from the federal income tax system: 4.

A lesson from the Texas Gulf case of 5. “ Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $ million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and 4/5(3).

"Business Adventures" is a compilation of 12 stories — previously published in The New Yorker, where Brooks was a staff writer — about some of. Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street (Kindle Edition) Published July 8th by Open Road Media Kindle Edition, pagesCited by: 2.

Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street The Fluctuation THE STOCK MARKET—the daytime adventure serial of the well-to-do—would not be the stock market ifit did not have its ups and downs.

‎ “ Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $ million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric /5(98).

“Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $ million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in.

Business - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. Access a free summary of Business Adventures, by John Brooks other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.8/10(). Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by Brooks, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Business Adventures by John Brooks - AbeBooks.

Susan Walsh/AP Photo Bill Gates recently revealed that his favorite business book was " Business Adventures," a collection of New Yorker articles by John Brooks that illustrate the formation Author: Richard Feloni.His books Once inGolconda, The Go-Go Years, and Business Adventures have endured as classics.

Although he is remembered primarily for his writings on financial topics, Brooks published three novels and wrote book reviews for Harper’s Magazine and the New York Times Book Review/10(89).Download Business Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices.

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