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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (74 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Caan Narrator: James Caan Publisher: James Caan Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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James Caan is one of Britain's most successful entrepreneurs. Dropping out of school at just 16, he started his business life with no qualifications and two pieces of advice: 'Observe the masses and do the opposite' and 'Always look for opportunities where both parties benefit'. Armed with just his father's wisdom, his own unique charm and the Yellow Pages, James Caan built a market-leading business with a turnover of more than #130 million from a broom cupboard.

The Real Deal is the incredible story of James Caan's remarkable life. From his childhood as a Pakistani immigrant in Brick Lane in the 1960s and his decision not to go into the family business, to the phenomenal success of his first company, this book traces James's journey to both financial and personal maturity. It deals with his disappointment upon realising his goals too early, and offers a frank account of what success at 30 really means.

The Real Deal brings us bang up to the present day, including the truth about his role on Dragons' Den, what his charity work in Lahore, Kashmir, and Kosovo means to him, and how he has come to completely re-evaluate the true value of money.

This rag-trade-to-riches story is an intimate account of an exceptional journey. It is a searingly honest exploration of James's path to success and a source of inspiration for anyone looking to emulate his extraordinary business skills. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Joel Gascoigne | 6/28/2013

    " This man has a lot more to him than you might first think, and the experiences he shares are truly inspiring. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Akshat | 5/27/2013

    " The best autobiography I have read till date! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Paul Gannon | 10/7/2012

    " It amazing to read how people who are rich start their live like everyone else and how hard they worked to get where they are today. This book is very interesting and you're looking to employ someone then this man an give you some tips "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ankur Sharma | 6/12/2011

    " Thanks to one of my colleague, I end up reading an Autobiography, after a while. and what an autobiography! It is not poetic and lucid in the way it is written, but it is written with a lot of courage. And that's what makes it special! A must read for Dragon's Den fan, since he is one of the Dragon "

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