From the inner city of Paterson, New Jersey to real estate mogul and real husband of New Jersey, Joe Gorga has learned how to build an empire from the ground up. In The Gorga Guide to Success, Gorga shows how to succeed in business, in marriage, and in life by following timeless, old school rules to living with passion, remaining humble, and never giving up.
As one of the stars of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Gorga now applies those same principles to his family, his marriage, and his unexpected stardom. The Gorga Guide to Success offers real-world lessons in how to navigate everything from real estate deals to relationships…and how to turn any good idea into an empire.
New Ideas: Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Successful Franchise is the go-to book for anyone working on, interested in, or thinking about starting a franchise. From what it takes to be a successful franchisee to the best franchises in the market today, Tim Conn walks the reader through every step of the process.
Conn offers a frank, step-by-step guide to finding the franchise that meets your interests, skills, and resources. Even more importantly, he guides potential franchisees through how to make a franchise succeed.
No New Ideas: Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Successful Franchise shares both the ups and downs of franchise life, and shows why the best-implemented ideas are always the ones that flourish.
Much of recent human history has revolved around achievement – capitalism, consumerism, the desire for more. But as Oren Rosen explains in The Fulfillment Evolution, humankind has evolved past the limitations of achievement. Based in ancient impulses around scarcity and need, the old instincts no longer serve modern life. Instead, humans must evolve towards fulfillment – creating lives which are not only more rewarding in the present tense, but which create lasting and sustainable impact for generations to come. Utilizing Darwin’s concepts around natural selection – identity, consistency, growth, and impact – Rosen offers a new plan for living, and a new design for humankind.
A music prodigy, head of her class, and well-liked in school, Emily Paulson decided early that embellishment paved the road to success. As she grew up, she figured out how to make the picture look even better - with a successful husband, five beautiful children, and all the required accompanying accoutrements.
Highlight Real: Finding Honesty and Recovery Behind the Filtered Life is the true story of what happens when a so-called perfect mother and businesswoman is forced to find reckoning with her past and build a future based on the authenticity she has always sought. Searingly honest, heartbreaking and packed with uncountable did-she-actually-just-say-that moments, Highlight Real is a memoir of healing as well as a fully modern look at what happens when the filters fall off and real life emerges into the light.
When Darren Prince was 14, he started what would become a multi-million-dollar baseball card company. By the time he was 25, he was doing deals with Magic Johnson, Pam Anderson, Smokin’ Joe Frazier, Chevy Chase and Muhammad Ali. A few years later, he launched his own marketing company, representing people he’d long idolized while at the same time nearly dying from drug addiction.
After a drug overdose, many demoralizing nights, and mornings where he couldn’t get out of bed without a prescription in hand, Darren hit bottom. A poster boy for the opioid epidemic, Darren tells a life-in-the-fast-lane tale about how our outside accomplishments can hide our internal struggles. A thrilling ride into the upper echelons of celebrity as well as an electric examination of a man hitting rock bottom, Aiming High proves that it’s never too late to find a new way of life.
Anna David was, in every way, groomed for success. She grew up in an affluent community and came from a family that prioritized SAT scores, Harvard attendance and high-paying jobs. The problem was, she had low SAT scores, was rejected by Harvard and spent her early life feeling like the family’s great disappointment.
Concluding that success was not for her, Anna focused her energies on an area where she excelled: drugs, alcohol and general mayhem. Washing ashore on the beaches of recovery at the age of 30, she begrudgingly entered a world of sobriety. That’s when she discovered that there were all sorts of ways to define success—and what’s more, that it was never too late to find it.The stories in this collection document her journey from self-indulgent party girl to sober and only semi-indulgent woman. By turns hilarious and touching, disturbing and ridiculous, How to Get Successful by F*cking Up Your Life proves that you truly can f*ck up your way to the top.
Celebrity journalist Amelia Stone is the quintessential Hollywood party girl: She stays out late, rubs shoulders (and occasionally more) with celebrities, and ingests copious amounts of cocaine.
But after losing her job, her friends, and much of her mind, Amelia makes the drastic decision to end her drug abuse. Once sober, she's hired by a big-name magazine to write a column detailing her wild adventures, and she starts seeing the man who could be her Mr. Right.
There's just one problem. Overnight, Amelia has become the new face of Hollywood nightlife, and her editors - who don't know she's come clean - want her to play the part. As the lure of her former fast-and-furious lifestyle begins to pull at her, she must decide whether to save herself or salvage her reputation as the ultimate party girl.