Forbes Best Business Mistakes: How Today's Top Business Leaders Turned Missteps into Success

  • 3h 51m
  • Bob Sellers
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2010

Based on the experiences of some of today's most successful men and women, Forbes Best Business Mistakes contains practical lessons that can help you learn from their personal and professional missteps. Author Bob Sellers sat down for exclusive and revealing interviews with each and every person profiled. He shares their stories to provide valuable insights into how to turn a bad business situation into a success.

Those profiled represent what Sellers describes as a "Hall of Fame" based upon accomplishments and reputations. They include such luminaries as Wall Street guru Peter Lynch, larger-than-life media personalities Jim Cramer and Suze Orman, legendary CEO Jack Welch, PIMCO's Bill Gross, Home Depot founder Arthur Blank, and other renowned businessand financial leaders. Through their inspiring stories, you'll learn how:

  • Mistakes can change a career path
  • Mistakes can summon creativity
  • Mistakes can create opportunities
  • Mistakes can force you to up your game

As Malcolm Forbes put it, "Failure is success if we learn from it." Forbes Best Business Mistakes shares the missteps of others so you can learn from them, be inspired by them, and succeed where you may not have seen opportunity before.

About the Author

Bob Sellers is a veteran television journalist and former financial advisor. He spent years as an anchor on CNBC and Fox News Channel, and wrote business columns for Success and Gear magazines. Sellers has also contributed commentaries to Marketplace Radio. He anchors evening newscasts at the NBC affiliate in Nashville.

In this Book

  • Forbes Best Business Mistakes—How Today’s Top Business Leaders Turned Missteps into Success
  • Introduction
  • Jack Welch
  • John C. Bogle
  • Peter Lynch
  • Bill Gross
  • William O’Neil
  • Jim Rogers
  • Mohamed El-Erian
  • Robert Prechter
  • Arthur Blank
  • David Novak
  • Dr. Bill Frist
  • Barbara Corcoran
  • Steve Forbes
  • Danny Wegman
  • Gary Goldberg
  • Jerry Levin
  • R. J. Kirk
  • Meredith Whitney
  • Jason Kilar
  • Ian Bremmer
  • Jim Buckmaster
  • John Cappelletti
  • Suze Orman
  • Jim Cramer
  • Mark Cuban
  • Ben Stein
  • Arianna Huffington
  • Herb Greenberg
  • Arthur Laffer
  • Dave Ramsey
  • Conclusion