The Peebles Principles

  • by R. Donahue Peebles
  • Narrated by Dion Graham, R. Donahue Peebles
  • 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tales and Tactics From an Entrepreneur's Life of Winning Deals, Succeedinng in Business, and Creating a Fortune from ScratchAt the tender age of 19, Donahue Peebles entered the business jungle with no resources beyond his native smarts, a decent education, and a powerful drive to succeed. Seven years later he became a multimillionaire. Today, with a net worth of more than a quarter-billion dollars, he commands a real-estate empire.How did this determined young entrepreneur achieve such spectacular success so quickly? Can others learn his secrets and emulate his accomplishments? Can you?Part The Art of the Deal and part Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun, The Peebles Principles distills the lessons Mr. Peebles has learned on his journey from congressional page to CEO of the largest black-owned real-estate development firm in the nation. These crisp, straightforward principles can help any motivated entrepreneur go from dirt poor to filthy rich in a hurry.Some lessons are motivational and inspirational; many are hardball business how-to's that apply in any industry and any type of transaction. Key Peebles Principles include:
Make your money going into the deal

Control of the deal is more important than cash

Being lucky means being ready

If the key doesn't fit, change the lock

Be a bulldog on details

Listen to your first instinct

Respond quickly to attacks

Find out what the other side really wants and give it to them

Turn vinegar into wine; setbacks are opportunities in disguise

Seeing value is everything

Be the last man standingColorful and detailed behind-the-scenes accounts of each transaction provide a real-world business context for each principle and show you how to apply them in practice.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-09-2009
  • Publisher: Audible Studios