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These are make-or-break times for business leaders and their organizations. Economic contraction and plummeting consumer confidence have made this a defining moment in the new economy. Whether you're a business owner, a manager, or a team leader—in any industry—you face unprecedented conditions and tough challenges daily.
Thriving in the New Economy gives you a unique look at what some of today's best economic and business minds are doing to stay ahead of the pack. Filled with profiles of top industry leaders, the book offers inspirational personal stories, useful advice, and actionable strategies you can use immediately to skirt financial peril, seize opportunities, and flourish in today's economy.
Take a tour inside the heads of some of the biggest names in business, including:
Financial publisher Steve Forbes
Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle
Former director of the National Economic Council Larry Lindsey
Saks CEO Steve Sadove
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. President Jim Lentz
Renowned economist David Malpass
Real estate industry leaders Don Peebles, Richard LeFrak, and Ron Peltier
And many more!
With a Foreword by H. Wayne Huizenga, founder of Waste Management, Inc., Blockbuster Video, and AutoNation and owner of the Miami Dolphins and with an Afterword by former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, Thriving in the New Economy offers the kind of business and leadership wisdom you'll find nowhere else. If you're struggling to stay afloat in these rough economic waters, this book offers safe passage—and a competitive advantage.
"Lori Ann's book is a fast read and gives some interesting perspectives on the disaster that we're currently coming out of and some predictions for the calamity that we are now facing."
—BERNIE MARCUS, cofounder of Home Depot and Chairman, Marcus Foundation
"A fascinating analysis of the recent American financial markets directly from the mouths of major participants, all of whom are unusually articulate and able to convert complex issues into easily understood concepts. A must-read for both the novice and the professional, yet in a style that makes for easy and enjoyable reading."
—LEONARD STERN, Chairman and CEO, Hartz Group
"Lori Ann LaRocco has edited and written a compendium from a group of successful innovators and investors . . . it is a very worthwhile read. Our thanks to her for doing this."
—John Gutfreund, former CEO, Salomon Brothers and President, Gutfreund & Company
We all know the chronology of the meltdown too well from Bear to Lehman to AIG.
"Thriving in the New Economy" gives readers an insight from top experts and leaders who have talked the talk and walked the walk.
Her valued work successfully gives us the tools we need to gain an edge otherwise denied to us.
"...the everyday Jane or Joe who wants to pick the brains of the greatest business minds of the last four decades." describes me perfectly. Read morePublished on April 6, 2011 by Skyeltd
As a Ph.D. in mathematics, a computer scientist and an investor in equities and currencies,I admit, my economist daughter is likely right--I am a bigger nerd than she. Read morePublished on December 3, 2010 by jerry meyer