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Trump: The Art of the Deal

by Donald Trump, 384 Pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books, 1987
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Trump: The Art of the Deal

by Donald Trump, 384 Pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books, 1987

TRUMP ON TRUMP: “I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: if you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.”

And here’s how he does it: the art of the deal.

Beginning with a week in Trump’s high-stakes life, Trump: The Art of the Deal gives us Trump in action. We see just how he operates day to day—how he runs his business and how he runs his life—as he chats with friends and family, clashes with enemies, efficiently buys up Atlantic City’s top casinos, changes the face of the New York City skyline . . . and plans the tallest building in the world.

TRUMP ON TRUMP: “I play it very loose. I don’t carry a briefcase. I try not to schedule too many meetings. I leave my door open. . . . I prefer to come to work each day and just see what develops.”

Even a maverick plays by rules, and here Trump formulates his own eleven guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest deals; he shatters myths (“You don’t necessarily need the best location. What you need is the best deal”); he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker’s art: from the abandoned property that became the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center to the seedy hotel that became the Grand Hyatt; from the race to rebuild Central Park’s Wollman Skating Rink to the byzantine saga of the property that became Trump Tower. And throughout, Trump talks—really talks—about how he does it.

TRUMP ON TRUMP: “I always go into a deal anticipating the worst. If you plan for the worst—if you can live with the worst—the good will always take care of itself.”

Donald Trump is blunt, brash, surprisingly old-fashioned in spots—and always, always an original.Trump: The Art of the Deal is an unguarded look at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur and an unprecedented education in the art of the deal. It’s the most streetwise business book there is—and a sizzling read for anyone interested in money and success.

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About Donald Trump

Donald J. Trump is the chairman and President of the Trump Organization, an international leader in global real estate development and global licensing, sales and marketing, property management, golf course development, entertainment and product licensing, brand development, restaurants, and event planning. He is also currently running for the Republican nomination for President in 2016.

He is a many-time bestselling author including the #1 Business Book of all time, The Art of the Deal.

As the world’s most famous businessman, BusinessWeek magazine voted Mr. Trump the World’s Most Competitive Business Person. He is also a political commentator, and owner and host of the hit NBC TV shows The Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice.

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  1. Bridget McClellan

    Or just replace everyone in the government . One nice clean sweep by Trump’s administration. Drain the swamp and get the idiots out once and for all !!

    March 13, 2017,6:15 pm


  2. Steve Dolyniuk

    This country has needed out Government to have people run it like the business it is, not like the idiots in DC have been doing for years. If a business cannot make it on it’s own, then too bad. But our politicians have bankrupted this country with their stupid mistakes & only know one way to solve the problem. RAISE TAXES & SCREW THE PUBLIC !!

    November 14, 2016,5:40 pm


  3. Tommie Seegobin

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