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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Maybe someone else will help you finish it! You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Get Smarter is a good book, but not a great one. Consequently, whenever the stampede arrived they were told the books were already reserved for Schulich and Bloomberg, and no one could figure out how.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? It works well because it strips off the emotion in decision-making and really examine the relative importance of each point. If you are between the ages of years old, this book can mentor you in some things that can help you in your life and business endeavours.

Get Smarter

Cloudy days no longer made him depressed. Keeping yourself mentally stimulated is important — maybe even critical—to a long life. No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Seymour Schulich. Log in to edit this page. There’s a lot of things that I’ve taken away from the novel and I most definitely will be looking into more non- As a teen excessively worrying about her future, this book was something I picked up during my effort to read more non-fiction.


Schulich, who made most of his money in the oil industry, attempts to impart dozens of potentially useful ideas, rather than two or three main ones. Build Your Family Bank. Diary of a Hedge Fund Manager. How the Poor Can Save Capitalism. He tries to give advice aimed at a variety of stages of life. Schulich goes through the broad lessons learned in his life, most of which you’ve probably heard before but it’s still fairly interesting and not much of a time commitment.

Schulich imparts the many lessons he has learned throughout his life and career to the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Return to Book Page. Big font, blank pages and fun comics. Stein on March 07, Accountants and lawyers are the major exceptions to this rule. Be A Positive Person Self-explanatory Great anecdote about how it only takes a small change in perspective to alter your attitude.

In examining his own life Seymour Schulich, a Canadian billionaire and philanthropist, realized that at age 20 he-like others his age-knew very little and was aw This is a mentoring book primarily for the toyear-old with entrepreneurial aspirations.

Schulich throws in humour here and there which made the buisness parts of the book more understandable and entertaining, and he adds personal experiences that make the book more relatable.

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Book Review: Get Smarter

Ratings and Reviews 1 1 star ratings 1 reviews. It’s a big samrter If not, don’t do it, or at least think more about it. Three of my favorite: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 16, Eli Al rated it really liked it. I was definitely not disappointed by this novel. In short, stand-alone chapters he covers such universal issues as: This goes against conventional wisdom, which smarrer that a true friend is one with the guts to break bad news to a pal.


Mar 31, Youngju rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Get Smarterxmarter sign up. Jun 02, Christopher Lewis Kozoriz rated it really liked it Shelves: Each chapter is only 3 or 4 pages long and they all start with a funny little comic that emphasizes the point of the section.

Scnulich was an epiphany for Schulich. He writes his insights about business, a fulfilling life and philanthropy. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The Ten Roads to Riches.

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Never bring news of slander to a friend. The book is a light and easy read that contains seemingly random insights on everything from sex to leadership to the development of China.