"A likeable and worthwhile book, an honorable contribution with heart." -- Publishers Weekly
"A practial, funny compendium of advice that should stick with any reader." -- USA Today
"Corcorans humanity, humor and wisdom gently convey worthwhile lessons for those who would like to succeed on their own terms." -- Miami Herald
"Part memoir, part rough guide to business and 100 percent in-your-face glee." -- Working Mother
"These easy-to-remember and pithy words of advice can be used by anyone" -- Cathleen Black, president, Hearst Magazines
About the Author
Growing up, Barbara Corcoran shared one floor in a three-family house in New Jersey with her parents and nine brothers and sisters. She had few luxuries, but she was blessed with a mother who taught her to have self-confidence. Barbaras mom didnt know much about business, but she understood how the world works, and how to make the most of what youve got.
After failing at twenty-two other jobs, Barbara borrowed $1,000 from a boyfriend, quit her job as a diner waitress, and started a tiny real estate office in New York City. Today, with over $2 billion in revenues, The Corcoran Group in New Yorks premier real estate company, and Barbara is richer than her wildest dreams.
Barbara lives in New York City with her husband, son and four stepchildren.
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