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How I Made My First Million

Sixteen True Stories of How British Tycoons Made Their Fortune
Narrated by: Geoff Barham
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
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Summary

Who doesn't want to be a millionaire? Well, if you have ever wanted to join the growing ranks of British millionaires, then this is the audiobook for you. Here, 16 self-made multimillionaires come clean about how they became filthy rich.

There's Andrew Reynolds, who grew up in a small caravan yet went on to make £30 million working from home. And Dominic McVey, who made a fortune importing scooters when he was just 14 and now, 10 years on, is head of a thriving cosmetics distribution company.

There is no such thing as a 'typical millionaire'. Some are middle-aged, others are barely out of school; some come from nothing, others reinvent themselves after changing careers. In fact, all they have in common is ambition, motivation and the ability to think big.

©2010 Metro Books (P)2017 Prospero Media

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Misleading Title

Title says the book is about tycoons making their first million it should be at least the story of their beginning to establishment but it's just a series of consisted biographies.

None of the stories fully focus on the making the first million (or how they established / zero to one).

Also while the narator is ok, all stories being narated by the same person makes listening dull. You can't even figure if the tycoon is a woman or a man unless it's mentioned in the story.

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Not for entrepreneurs

Nice storyes for kids but for professionals it's kind of boring. It does not realy explain how they did it. It just says that they did it, and we new that from the begining.

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No info on HOW they did anything

So I found it a bit boring. They just talk about themselves with self-congratulating stories. Hardly any info on actual tactics or strategies that these people used.

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10/10

Very informative and straight to the point. One of the best audio books I’ve listened to.

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True Inspiration

A great audio book and very inspiring. This book has pushed me to pursue my goals and dreams.