In order to succeed in life and in business, you need to be able to enjoy what it is that you do, no matter what it is.
The Spirit of Enterprise:
Getting started in the real world
Setting a standard for becoming successful
Entrepreneur at an early age
Selling cars in high school and college
The Price is Right
Summer job start up in college
Business as Usual
Starting up Cigars Around the World
Business as Unusual
Changing the business plan of Cigars around the World
Selling of Cigars Around the World
Getting started in real estate
Playing the Game
Venturing into The Apprentice
Bill Rancic, the first winner of the hit reality show The Apprentice in 2004, wrote his book You're Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life in the months shortly following his winning an apprenticeship from Donald Trump. In the book, he details many aspects of his life growing up, including the business ventures that he felt were key in his being able to outshine over 250,000 other applicants for the show, and his experiences in his short time with the Trump Organization. Bill also describes in detail many of the qualities he sees about himself in developing what he believes would be a successful life for himself, and always proving that nothing is insurmountable as long as you are dedicated to what you do.
To start the book, Bill tells us about the first job he acquired out of college with a commodity metals company as an outside salesman. He knew nothing about the business he had been hired into, but the pay was decent for a recent college graduate, and he knew he could learn the tricks of the trade in know time and be able to become a successful salesman for this company. After graduating college, Bill set a standard for himself that he would not settle for any job paying less than $50,000 per year, and even though he knew his goals were set high, maybe even to the point of... [continues]
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