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The Young Man in Business

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Author: Edward Bok
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,993 / 29 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.4
LoC Category: HG
Downloads: 4,952
Added to site: 2010.03.04
mnybks.net#: 26861
Origin: gutenberg.org
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out at second" by some other player, than they are with the details of their business.

Digression is just as dangerous as stagnation in the career of a young man in business. There is absolutely no position worth the having in business life to-day to which a care of other interests can be added. Let a man attempt to serve the interests of one master, and if he serves him well he has his hands and his head full. There is a class of ambitious young men who have what they choose to call "an anchor to the windward" in their business. That is, they maintain something outside of their regular position. They do this from necessity, they claim. One position does not offer sufficient scope for their powers or talents; does not bring them sufficient income, and they are "forced," they explain, to take on something in addition. I have known such young men. But, so far as I have been able to discern, the trouble does not lie so much with the position they occupy as with themselves. When a man turns away from the p

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2010.11.18
Prashanth
****.

Awesome book .. specialy for teen agers like us who have the spark to do anything but dont have perfect guidance on a particular field .. and people who have an aim to do business .. this book is the perfectionist..!


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