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Sunday, May 3, 2009
I'll Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse
I'll Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse: Insider Business Tips from a Former Mob Boss
By Michael Franzese / Thomas Nelson
I choose this book for my husband to read because he is a fan of Mob movies and books. Also, I was curious as to how this book ended up in the hands of Thomas Nelson.
Here is what my husband had to say about this book …
I like this book because of the simplicity of the business practices that were used by the Mob in running a successful business. It is like reading a book about good versus evil, where good always triumphs over the latter.
Each technique is talked about and demonstrated by the Mob and how this same principle is used with successful business men today. It uses the comparisons of Machiavelli a sixteenth-century Italian philosopher and King Solomon of the Bible.
As a business man myself, I have always been challenged to be profitable. This book outlines good character practices viewed as one that takes the low road and the one that takes the high road with both being successful in their world. However, in the end, crime doesn't pay - just ask Michael Franzese.
Reviewed by John Carter 05/03/2009