Dare to Prepare: How to Win Before You Begin!

By Ronald M. Shapiro with Gregory Jordan
Read by Ronald M. Shapiro

7.63 Hours 01/01/2008 unabridged
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During his forty-year career in the worlds of law, sports, business, and politics, Ron Shapiro has worked with a great variety of people. He’s found that the secret for getting into the winner’s circle is simply disciplined preparation. In Dare to Prepare, successful people such as wine guru Robert Parker, investment legend Bill Miller, pianist Leon Fleisher, Goldman Sachs partner Lisa Fontenelli, broadcaster Bob Costas, firefighter Ann Marie Tierney, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph, and many others share the way they apply discipline in preparing for career-changing games, deals, meetings, and interviews. Cal Ripken, Jr., played thousands of games in the major leagues but prepared for each like it was his first. Here are the steps necessary for you to prepare like a champion.

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Summary

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Winner of the National Best Books Awards sponsored by USA Book News in 2008

During his forty-year career in the worlds of law, sports, business, and politics, Ron Shapiro has worked with a great variety of people. He’s found that the secret for getting into the winner’s circle is simply disciplined preparation.

In Dare to Prepare, successful people such as wine guru Robert Parker, investment legend Bill Miller, pianist Leon Fleisher, Goldman Sachs partner Lisa Fontenelli, broadcaster Bob Costas, firefighter Ann Marie Tierney, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph, and many others share the way they apply discipline in preparing for career-changing games, deals, meetings, and interviews.

Cal Ripken, Jr., played thousands of games in the major leagues but prepared for each like it was his first. Here are the steps necessary for you to prepare like a champion.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Ron Shapiro provides a clear and compelling read for everyone.” Fred Wilpon, chairman and CEO, New York Mets
“Dare to Prepare, draws on Ronald Shapiro’s extraordinary career as one of American’s top negotiators and lawyers.” Norman Pearlstine, editor-in-chief of Time, Inc.
“As a psychiatrist and teacher I love this book.” Dr. Paul McHugh, professor emeritus, Johns Hopkins University
“Explicitly recognizing the importance of preparation and then learning from examples how to do it effectively can be tremendously valuable. Dare to Prepare is a great way to do this!” Catharine Bond Hill, resident, Vassar College

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Author Bio: Ronald M. Shapiro

Ronald M. Shapiro has had a rich and varied career as civil rights lawyer, sports agent, entrepreneur, and business executive. He is the founder of the Shapiro Negotiations Institute and has trained over 250,000 people in the art of negotiation, dealing with difficult people, and the skill of being a great listener. He has represented Hall of Fame players such as Cal Ripken, Jr., and Kirby Puckett, and he helped end the major league umpires strike.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 7.63
Audience: Adult
Language: English