ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I’m grateful to my consulting clients—I’ve worked with some of you for a shocking number of years. Thanks for the opportunity to test and refine these techniques, and for not being at all surprised when they work.

Thanks to CNBC.com, especially Allen Wastler, and to boston.com for publishing my fast tips, and to all those who subscribe to these tips from my website, and then occasionally email me about their value.

Thanks to my agents Janet Rosen and Sheree Bykofsky. It’s always a delight to work with you both.

I’m grateful to Ellen Kadin, probably the most responsive editor in NYC, and certainly the most collaborative. Also to Barry Richardson, Miranda Pennington, and Jenny Wesselmann for moving things along with such grace. ...

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