Do It to a Finish!
Cosimo, Inc., 2007 M11 1 - 52 pages
The preeminent self-help expert of the early 20th century and a forerunner of Dale Carnegie and Norman Vincent Peale, Stephen R. Covey and Anthony Robbins, Marden penned numerous motivation books that galvanized the public. Here, in this 1909 volume, he waxes enthusiastic on doing one's best at work, exploring: "the crime of carelessness" "blunders that cost a million dollars a day" "thoroughness the handmaid of genius" "what every employer is looking for" and more. American writer and editor ORISON SWETT MARDEN (1850-1924) was born in New England and studied at Boston University and Andover Theological Seminary. In 1897, he founded Success Magazine.
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