Book: The Confident Decision Maker: How to Make the Right Business and Personal Decisions Every Time
Publisher: William Morrow
James Michael Goldsmith, a millionaire living in Paris in the late
1950s, had everything going for him-he was the head of a
successful pharmaceuticals company, Laboratoires Cassene,
which in the three years since its inception had become one of
France's greatest success stories; he had eloped with the beautiful
heiress to a $75 million fortune; and he was only twenty-four
years old. A romance novelist couldn't have dreamed of a more
But on the morning of July 10, 1957, everything was about
to change. Because of some tough and extraordinary. decisions
James Goldsmith had made, he was on the brink of financial and
personal ruin. And without a stroke of luck, coincidence, and
some fast thinking, Goldsmith might have been just another gogetter
who burned out too fast, too young.
Dawson has helped hundreds of thousands of people negotiate the best deal with his Secrets of Power Negotiating tape series. Now, after talking to hundreds of top executives about successful and not-so-successful decisions they've made, he reveals the art and science of making excellent decisions.