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Confidence Game

How Hedge Fund Manager Bill Ackman Called Wall Street's Bluff
Narrated by: Caroline Shaffer
Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: Money & Finance, Economics

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Publisher's Summary

After years as a consultant to some of the world's biggest brands and having owned 10 companies himself, Troy Hazard has learned crucial lessons on predicting potential business issues before you experience them. Now Troy offers you the skills to prepare your business for a better future. Along with his stories of what works, he also shares his experiences of what doesn't work. With a mix of entertaining real-life extracts, client case studies, and personal experiences, Future Proofing Your Business offers potent and refined tools that have been road tested in real-world situations and aren't taught in business school. 

  • Learn how to turn obstacles into opportunities. 
  • Break down business barriers created by bad belief systems. 
  • Develop powerful leadership skills through stronger personal awareness. 
  • Know if you're driving your business into the future or into the ground. 
  • Discover how to make change a consciousness not just an action. 
  • Understand your future through a greater understanding of yourself. 

All through the author's extensive experience in his own companies and as a consultant for major world brands. 

Troy's philosophy on how to future-proof your business is anchored in one core belief: "Business happens in cycles. Your ability to manage these cycles successfully lies in how you interpret information from the past and deal with it in the present, to be more resilient through cycles of the future." 

Based in San Diego, California, Troy Hazard ( has founded and nurtured 10 businesses over two decades, turned around businesses that were experiencing enormous losses, and consulted to countless successful companies around the world. These business talents earned him international respect - so much so that he was elected by the world's foremost business leaders for the role of Global President of the Entrepreneurs' Organization. For over a decade Troy has been a host and regular guest on many national television and radio shows as a business commentator and a feature writer for magazines. More recently he has become a regular voice of authority on The Biz Television Network, the CBS Talk Radio Network, and the Business Talk Radio Network, and is a regular writer for publications across the country.

©2010 Christine S. Richard (P)2012 Gildan Media

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  • Jae
  • 06-10-2020

Highly recommended!

There is so much to be gained by this story and it was told very well! If you like learning about money, greed and taking on a David vs Goliath kind of tail in the finance world I highly recommend it! Great principles to live by get this book!