Summary of Business Brilliant

Looking for the book?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes.

Business Brilliant book summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans


7 Overall

8 Applicability

7 Innovation

7 Style


Wealth doesn’t occur in a vacuum. People rise from the middle class to become self-made millionaires for a reason. Although luck and good fortune play a role, successful businesspeople are remarkably similar to the average worker whose fantasies of financial independence somehow never pan out. The difference, author Lewis Schiff makes clear, is that self-made millionaires understand the principles of wealth-building and are willing to implement them. getAbstract recommends Schiff’s hard-nosed, real-world advice to those who want to get ahead.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What separates self-made millionaires from middle-class strivers,
  • How these millionaires prepare for business negotiations and
  • Why they willingly embrace the lessons learned from failure.

About the Author

Lewis Schiff, co-author of The Middle Class Millionaire and The Armchair Millionaire, is the executive director of the Inc. magazine’s Business Owners Council.



A Cut Above
In 2006, author Lewis Schiff and wealth management consultant and coach Russ Prince conducted a survey to identify the distinguishing traits of self-made millionaires with a net worth of “between $1 million and $10 million” each. The results found striking similarities between...

Get the key points from this book in 10 minutes.

For you

Find the right subscription plan for you.

For your company

We help you build a culture of continuous learning.

 or log in

Comment on this summary

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

More by category