THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER FROM THE 45th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
'I like thinking big. I always have. To me it's very simple: If you're going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.' – Donald J. Trump
Here is Trump in action – how he runs his business and how he runs his life – as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and changes the face of the New York City skyline.
But even a maverick plays by the rules, and Trump has formulated eleven guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest deals; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker's art. And throughout, Trump talks – really talks – about how he does it.
Trump: The Art of the Deal is an unguarded look at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur and an unprecedented education in the practice of deal-making. It's the most streetwise business book there is – and the ultimate read for anyone interested in making money and achieving success, and knowing the man behind the spotlight.
This boastful, boyishly disarming, thoroughly engaging personal history offers an inside look at aspects of financing, development and construction in big-time New York real estate. "I don't do it for the money,'' maintains Trump, the son of a Queens realtor who, at age 27, bought and transfigured the colossal Hotel Commodore at Grand Central Terminal. Now 40, he has built, among other projects, and owns outright, Fifth Avenue's retail and residential Trump Tower (where he occupies a double-triplex suite); owns and operates Trump's Castle, a casino in Atlantic City; is arguably the most visible young man on Manhattan's celebrity circuit (``Governor Cuomo calls. . . . dinner at St. Patrick's Cathedral. . . . I call back Judith Krantz''); and is currently developing a controversial 100-acre West Side ``Television City'' project that is planned to include the world's tallest building. For those who would do likewise, Trump articulates his secrets for success: imagination, persistence, skill at ``juggling provisional commitments'' (e.g., for land or lease options, bank financing, zoning approval, tax abatement, etc.) and most crucial of all, a true trader's instinct. 135,000 printing; first serial to New York magazine and Vanity Fair; Fortune Book Club main selection; BOMC alternate.
The Art of Being a Genius
A genius man. An exciting, exuberant, intellectual and insightful peak into the tense life of making massive business deals and transactions.
Dear Fellow Trump®
Everybody hates you. Like i'm sorry to say this. But people are glad someone is trying to take your job. You see, everybody would like you if you weren't EVERYTHING SEXUAL. Like seriously, i even say so every teacher i meet, "Donald Trump is sexual." And they say back "I know." "It's kind of obvious." It must suck to be you.