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.
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There was a time when people believed
that the stars were bonfires lit by
other tribes in the sky, that the
universe was a flat plate resting on the shell
of a giant turtle, and that the Earth,
according to the Greek astronomer Ptolemy,
was at the center of the universe. From the
most remote of times, people have been
Say It Right the First Time
Master the communication skills that allow great leaders to produce extraordinary results.
Language creates reality. Say It Right the First Time reveals the key underlying communication principles that inspire people to perform at the highest levels. It puts you in command of the new language of leadership and...