"Jim has been close to many ultra-successful people. He has watched and learned. He synthesizes it all for you in this funny, precise and profound book on life and success. A wonderful read." --Eric Hippeau, CEO, The Huffington Post
"The Skinny on Success is a funny, insightful and concise explanation as to why some people achieve their goals and others do not. I can't think of a better way to spend an hour (well, maybe one way) but as far as reading goes, this book is as good as it gets." --Jeffrey Kindler, CEO/Chairman, Pfizer
"This book's got the four I words: informative, inspirational, interesting, and entertaining. Hey, buy the book, then criticize my spelling!" --Jon Macks, Comedy Writer, The Tonight Show
About the Author
Jim Randel, a graduate of the Columbia University College and Law School, has made his living as a real estate lawyer, developer, and entrepreneur. Randel has been a guest speaker at Harvard and NYU Business Schools, annual conventions for national organizations, and investor sessions in many large cities in the United States. Recent engagements include ABC, CBS, Fox, Fox Business and BetterTV.com. Throughout his career, Jim s passion has been to teach and write. His first book, The Real Estate Game (CCH), was published in 1986 and received national recognition from investors and critics. From 1988 to 1990 he was a daily commentator on the Financial News Network (now CNBC). In 2006 he wrote Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur (McGraw-Hill) which reached #1 in several Amazon categories.