Summary of I've seen a Lot of Famous People Naked, and They've Got Nothing on You!

Business Secrets from the Ultimate Street-Smart Entrepreneur

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I've seen a Lot of Famous People Naked, and They've Got Nothing on You! book summary
Jake Steinfeld builds bodies, and his fortune, as a street-smart entrepreneur. How? Love your work. Dream big. Work hard.


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A fitness trainer to major Hollywood celebrities and entrepreneurs, Jake Steinfeld mixed personal moxie and bodybuilding to become a self-made multimillionaire. His story, an easy-to-read blend of pluck and luck, is inspirational, upbeat and energizing. He tells good name-dropping yarns about film producer Steven Spielberg and TV producer Aaron Spelling, among others, but he also refers to his grandmother and his parents as major influences. He intersperses his biography with useful, interesting facts for entrepreneurs, including business plan tips and ideas for funding sources. Steinfeld’s story is motivational, and you will come to like him and respect him as an interesting, energetic businessman as you read. As a result, recommends this as perfect reading material while you jog on the treadmill or dream about building your empire. This book is especially appropriate for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Both optimistic and informative, it will pump you up.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to become a "street-smart entrepreneur;"
  • How bodybuilder Jake Steinfeld created his multimillion-dollar business; and
  • How to approach your start-up, from the business plan to staying motivated and focused.


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How does an unconventional person without a college education succeed in the competitive business world? By using "street-smarts." Becoming motivated enough to start a business and succeed takes time, however, pursuing work that you find meaningful and enjoyable can...
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About the Author

Jake Steinfeld, founder and chairman of Body By Jake Global LLC, is a fitness icon. In 1993, he launched FitTV, which he sold. He is now launching Exercise TV!, a fitness-on-demand network. He founded the Don’t Quit! Foundation to address teen fitness, especially in innercity schools. He is the author of Get Strong!, Great Future for Teenage Guys, PowerLiving by Jake and Don’t Quit.

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