When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man
A fast talking wise-ass from the Bronx, Jerry Weintraub became a millionaire at 26 by handling some of the biggest acts in show biz, most famously Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. Weintraub is probably best known as the producer of such classic films as Nashville, Diner, Oh, God! and The Karate Kid, as well as the more recent Oceans Eleven and its sequels, which have together grossed over a billion dollars. Less celebrated, however, is Jerry's work behind the scenes as confidant to presidents and titans of finance. George H. W. Bush, George Clooney, and country singer George Strait all have Jerry on speed-dial -- because Jerry is the guy you call when you want what money can't buy. The stories and lessons in WHEN I STOP TALKING, YOU'LL KNOW I'M DEAD are essential ones, not only for film buffs and music fans, but for businessmen, entrepreneurs, artists, or anyone at all who's ever had a dream and the moxie to make it happen.
NEWS & OPINION: Amazon's Best of 2010
Posted November 4, 2010, 7:28 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureAmazon has announced their Best of 2010 list, and a business book cracked the top 10 overall choices. Michael Lewis's The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine barely did so, coming in at number 10. (Two other books in the top ten that may appeal to nonfiction readers are The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson, which came in at numbers one and five respectively. Read more
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