Author Topic: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell  (Read 2572 times)

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Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« on: July 23, 2017, 08:37:06 PM »
Great book.  I have not dog eared as many pages since The Most Important Thing.

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2017, 09:41:38 PM »
Agreed. One of my new favorites. The audiobook is read by Zell which I enjoyed.

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2017, 04:13:19 AM »
Here you can find what I think are the most interesting excerpts:

https://twitter.com/giovfranchi/status/871764805824237569

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 07:38:33 AM »
Just finished it. 

An easy-to-read story about a a guy who made billions and had fun doing it.  Some great life advice included.

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2017, 12:59:34 AM »
I loved how through the entire book I was thinking: This guy probably did some unethical stuff, and then at the end of the book he's like "i did nothing unethical"

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2017, 10:33:24 AM »
Pretty good, a good bit of ego stroking as well but if you can look past that it's a quality read.

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2017, 02:00:58 AM »
Some thought provoking lessons. I enjoyed the book except the persistent tendency to self gloat.

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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 12:48:19 PM »
Thanks for suggesting this one Packer.  I really enjoyed it and learned a lot more about Mr. Zell.  What a character.


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Re: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2017, 02:04:54 PM »
Some thought provoking lessons. I enjoyed the book except the persistent tendency to self gloat.

His character reminded me of Bill Paley (founder of CBS). Very little credit is given to his subordinates.