The Art of Money Getting

  • by P. T. Barnum
  • 1 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

P. T. Barnum's lecture, "The Art of Money-Getting", extolls his virtues for success in business. He warns people to not believe in false economy. The simplest pattern for success, he says, is to spend less than we make. Barnum weaves his lesson with proverbs from philosophers, rags-to-riches stories, and his personal experiences in the business world.The guidelines are delivered through a series of maxims on which P. T. elaborates where he sees fit. He maintains that a true businessman rarely indulges in alcohol or tobacco.The print edition of the lecture was published by Ward, Lock, & Co. Hints and Helps: How to Make a Fortune is an alternate title for this work.

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fun read

this is a little outdated but that makes it a fun read. principals espoisedare still valid.
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- Mr. Long Island

So much good information in such little time

It definitely Is a bargain, with all the useful information that is packed into this short audiobook and for the price. WoW!
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- Lex Saldivari

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2008
  • Publisher: Core Media Productions