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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (30 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ronald M. Shapiro Narrator: Ronald M. Shapiro Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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During his forty-year career in the worlds of law, sports, business, and politics, Ron Shapiro has worked with a great variety of people. He’s found that the secret for getting into the winner’s circle is simply disciplined preparation.

In Dare to Prepare, successful people such as wine guru Robert Parker, investment legend Bill Miller, pianist Leon Fleisher, Goldman Sachs partner Lisa Fontenelli, broadcaster Bob Costas, firefighter Ann Marie Tierney, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph, and many others share the way they apply discipline in preparing for career-changing games, deals, meetings, and interviews.

Cal Ripken, Jr., played thousands of games in the major leagues but prepared for each like it was his first. Here are the steps necessary for you to prepare like a champion.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Ron Shapiro provides a clear and compelling read for everyone.”

    Fred Wilpon, chairman and CEO, New York Mets

  • Dare to Prepare, draws on Ronald Shapiro’s extraordinary career as one of American’s top negotiators and lawyers.”

    Norman Pearlstine, editor-in-chief of Time, Inc.

  • “As a psychiatrist and teacher I love this book.”

    Dr. Paul McHugh, professor emeritus, Johns Hopkins University

  • “Explicitly recognizing the importance of preparation and then learning from examples how to do it effectively can be tremendously valuable. Dare to Prepare is a great way to do this!”

    Catharine Bond Hill, resident, Vassar College

  • Winner of the National Best Books Awards sponsored by USA Book News in 2008

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sunshine Moore | 12/23/2010

    " Seemed pretty straight-forward. Basic advice on planning. Set a goal. Know what's been done before. Build a team. Get the team to buy in. Strategy. Time line. Prepare scripts. It has lots of "real world" anecdotes from businesses. It's not for me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lori Grant | 11/17/2009

    " A should-read book on career management. "

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