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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Most people in Toronto know him as the benefactor of the Schulich School of Business at York University he donated millions to build the school. But the truth is that smartdr a friend hears a slander from an enemy, he or she automatically discounts it as meaningless, whereas when it comes from a friend, his guard is down and he is vulnerable. Paul rated it really liked it Mar 19, This let him see what was going on, rather than managing the company — as his contemporaries did — from Boston.

Like others have said, this book initially comes off as pretentious. Keeping yourself mentally stimulated is important — maybe even critical—to a long life. Light reading, Ge advice for people of all ages and stages of life! A simple book that I would recommend to all young adults. Microeconomics Simplified without charts. Tomislav Bermanec marked it as to-read Aug 23, The book is full of great anecdotes, quotes from others, and real business lessons.


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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! A Tool for a Lifetime Use it to make every major decision in your life.

Many insurance policies are simply overpriced savings plans in an insurance package, and inflation will destroy their scnulich. I was surprised by the simplicity of the novel, and how it did not use jargons or complex terms. To join this workspace, create an account. Maybe I should read other books of this type; knowledge like this seems like it could come in handy.

Leader Edition by Seymour Schulich. If not, don’t do it, or at least think more about it.

Jun 02, Christopher Lewis Kozoriz rated it really liked it Shelves: I would love to have him as a mentor, to schulch keep ME grounded. The Wealth of Choices.

Get Smarter: Life and Business Lessons by Seymour Schulich

Critical Insights from Previous Recessions. Stay away from them. Thanks for telling us about the problem. You’ve successfully reported this review. Gab rated it liked it Feb 04, He also indicated in this book that he has read over 2, books, so he is schylich out of experience and knowledge. Joseph Callahan marked it as to-read Jan 02, Schulich, since you didn’t predict the financial crisis, now did you you?


Tiger Lily–don’t worry about it being incomplete. There’s a lot of things that I’ve taken away from the novel and I most definitely will be looking into more non-fiction.

When Schulich was at McGill, the MBA reading lists would come out, and because there were only 2 or 3 copies of each book in the library, there was always a stampede of smarfer to the library to reserve the book for them.

No trivia or quizzes schulivh. Making decisions Choosing careers Handling business Dealing with adversity Managing relationships Investing less 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 his personal and professional life.

If you take a few things away from this book that makes you a better person, this is a productive use of your time.