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  • Hardcover: 296 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (Nov. 12 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1443420697
  • ISBN-13: 978-1443420693
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 2.7 x 24.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #162,455 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

FRANK STRONACH was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame and is a member of the Order of Canada. He is a passionate philanthropist, having provided assistance to a wide range of charitable and community service organizations. He has received numerous honorary doctorates and is one of the world’s leading Thoroughbred race horse owners and breeders.

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Frank Stronach is a great story teller! He is able to convey his own story in a way that it transports you to it. You can see him and his team working, growing, etc. great inspiration... I shall have no more excuses as an immigrant myself!!!
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A well told story of creating an empire, business practices and best of all "Fair Enterprise" that is unique to the Magna family. You could tell he was telling his story with pride and respect for all his employees, he does not forget changing the lives of the people in his home town. Frank has gone after any challenge with success while creating employment and wealth a long the way and remains a proud toolmaker/craftsmen at heart.
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This autobiography by Frank Stronach shows clearly why he succeeded while caring about his employes and the world around him.
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Having been downsized by a multinational, I find myself wishing I had been working for a real human being like Frank.

The book does suffer a bit where Frank offers up a number of political philosophies and proposals. Frank started his real education at 14 as an apprentice tool and die maker and, no fault of his own, missed out on the broadening of perspective that university can offer. That said, he can run intellectual circles around most MBAs.

I highly recommend this book to anybody entering the work force as it shows the kind of boss and company you want to be working for.
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A fascinating look at his life, great successes and philosophy.
Great men really do work hard and continue to share with others despite their wealth.
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