IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT A FRIEND IS THE MOST GENEROUS GIFT YOU CAN GIVE YOURSELF. In that sense, I’ve been extremely generous.
Because this book is less biography and more a book of the ideas that I believe led to my success, I’ve not been able to mention or thank many people who have played important roles in my life. They all have the intellectual firepower, the values, the passion, and the work ethic that has made me better for knowing them.
Each of them has shared different parts of my journey, and I thank them for their friendship, their wise counsel, their loyalty, and their love.
First and foremost, I thank my wife, Barbara Mandel, for so thoroughly sharing my life with me. I can’t imagine having lived this life without her ...