Summary of Shortcut to Prosperity

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Successful manufacturer Mark Hopkins sets out to be inspiring, and he succeeds. He delivers this positive message: You can accomplish anything in life if you plan carefully and are willing to work hard. Hopkins introduces and explains 10 shortcuts to get exactly what you want. He uses stories of famous and not-so-famous people, helpful lists and widely varied examples to make his point: with a can-do attitude, diligence and ability, you can do anything. If you are trying to get yourself moving, you’ll see why getAbstract recommends Hopkins’s encouraging treatise.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why you must define prosperity for yourself,
  • Why you can do anything you want and
  • How to apply 10 shortcuts to get ahead in life.

About the Author

Mark Hopkins founded Peak Industries, a medical device contract manufacturer. He also founded Crescendo Capital Partners, a private equity firm, and Catalyst, a foundation for microlending in developing nations.



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    Omar Shamsaldeen 5 years ago
    very good audio book
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    Patrick Brigger 5 years ago
    Sometimes a bit idealistic, but the key concepts are good. Good summary to read.
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    Rafael Molina 5 years ago
    This is a great book! I have enjoyed and will apply author's ideas immediately.
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    Harshad Sonar 6 years ago
    Summary is well written, keeps it coherent. Book is also lucid - though most of the content might not feel new. I still liked the book.

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