Secret for success: keep it simple
J.R. Parrish's You Don't Have to Learn the Hard Way: Making it in the Real World takes a different approach. Parrish, a self-made real estate magnate from Silicon Valley, gives teens and new graduates the benefit of his hard-won wisdom with a guide to life, personal and professional. By sharing the basic principles responsible for his own successespecially mentorship, people skills and self-disciplinehe hopes to coach others to set and achieve life goals. Human relations, habits, career, love and truth are some of the crucial headings under which his secrets of success are revealed. Mini-quizzes help readers assess their own personal traits, patterns and areas for improvement.