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By Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O’Leary stocks precious secrets and techniques on entrepreneurship, enterprise, cash and life.
 
Can you are making hundreds of thousands simply by “visualizing your self rich” as a few company prophets recommend? Don’t purchase it, says Kevin O’Leary. that allows you to be a profitable entrepreneur and amass wealth, you’re going to need to paintings for it. however the excellent news is: with definitely the right information, concentration and perseverance, you could flip entrepreneurial imaginative and prescient into profitable fact and feature the private freedom that purely wealth can buy.  

Kevin O’Leary may be aware of. The much-feared and respected Dragon at the immensely well known convey Dragons’ Den (and Shark Tank within the united states) begun his corporation in his basement with a $10,000 personal loan from his financially savvy mom. many years later, Kevin offered that corporation for greater than 4 billion funds. during this compelling, candid and, peculiarly else, brutally sincere company memoir, Kevin presents enticing, sensible recommendation and classes that might provide an individual a special aggressive edge.

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