Book Review: How To Get Rich
By Felix Dennis
There is a book that I recommend more than any other, and I'm almost ashamed to share the name. But I swear to god. It's an incredible, well-written, and thoughtful book. It's called "How To Get Rich" by Felix Dennis, a magazine publishing magnate, published in 2008.
Despite the book's controversial title, it encompasses most of the important lessons of starting and operating a large business. The author, Felix Dennis, is a character himself. In the 90s, he blew over $100 million on alcohol and crack cocaine. He then became a full-time poet in the early 2000s. His book not only shares practical advice but also tells the story of his life and how getting rich had messed it up.
One of the book's important lessons is to fish where the fish are. The author believes that if you want to become rich, you need to look carefully at the prevailing industries where wealth appears to be gravitating. Then, go to where the money is. It's simple yet effective advice. Another valuable lesson is to hire…