Get Smarter has ratings and 25 reviews. Peter said: This book reads like afternoon coffee with a grandfather, whose pride, confidence and self-satisf. Get Smarter is Schulich’s original and informative attempt to impart lessons learned in a lifetime to today’s youth by someone who has achieved success in both. Get Smarter is like a series of notes from Schulich about how to conduct both your professional and personal lives. If a wise CEO were to use.

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Schulich, who made the bulk of his money in the oil industry, wrote this book specificly for the toyear old demographic, imparting wisdom and life lessons to help us become hopefully as successful as he is. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Sep 20, Mark Kress rated it it was amazing. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

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Get Smarter: Life and Business Lessons by Seymour Schulich

I liked the style the book is written in. Insert image from URL Tip: Laura Parkes rated it liked it Oct 09, It’s a very broad book which means something’s you can’t wait to finish skipping and others you may not understand as easily depending on who you are. Reciprocity is the idea that people have a very hard time saying no to someone who has done somehting, even gte small favour, for them. Accountants and lawyers are the major exceptions to this rule.


Summary of Animal Spirits: Definitely will re-visit in a few years. Growth stocks also bad. If you take a few things away from this book that makes you a better person, this is a productive use of your time. In short, stand-alone chapters he covers such universal issues as: Many scchulich folks gdt also derive considerable inspiration from the life and business lessons contained in Get Smarter. Dec 03, Dujo rated it really liked it.

Despite smaretr simple nature, it offered some very decent advice. He is on my list of people I most want to meet in my life. Show 0 new item s. Lists with This Book.

Dave rated it liked it Apr 23, Bruce Brechin rated it really liked it Jan 03, Being the year-old, Canadian entrepreneur that I am, I was definitely curious to find out what nuggets schlich knowledge I could gather from the now year-old billionaire from Montreal. Mar 15, Jingwei Shi rated it really liked smartter. The Case for a Basic Income. Couldn’t agree more, Mr. Schulich claims that he has read about books over the course of his life, 80 percent of which comprise nonfiction, and that this habit has accumulated more knowledge for him than his three university degrees.

Schulich, since you didn’t predict the financial crisis, now did you you? He writes his insights about business, a fulfilling life and philanthropy.

Behind every success story is a person who beat the obstacles because he or she refused to believe the pessimist’s view. Mar 05, Vedran Kuljanin rated it really liked it.

Quick possibility the single best book I’ve read, if not, in the top 5. Get Smarter is a good book, but not a great one. This is one of smsrter books that you can pick up, turn to a random page, and learn or build on something on that page.


Upon later reflection, however, he realized he knew very little at that age, too! Strength training, twice a week Adam Thomas added it Oct 29, With so many chapters it caught your attention with each page and allowed you to breeze through the book in no time.

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Nobody is thinking about you. If you are between the ages of years old, this book can mentor you in some things that can help you in your life smarrer business endeavours.

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Book Review: Get Smarter

There’s something inherent in these professions that leads to dour, worst-case-scenario outcomes. Oct 23, Rob Mills rated it liked it. Financial Inspiration Learned from 4.

Deal only with the issues directly affecting you and your family. No trivia or quizzes yet. Advice along the way is always appreciated and this books packs short, short chapters which is welcomed when reading before you turn the lights out. Later in life though, a partnership would have helped him see that staging governmental coups and packing bananas in boxes to prevent bruising xchulich have extended the life of his company.