Pushing the Envelope: All the Way to the Top (Paperback)

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Pushing the Envelope is packed with triumphs, wit, and wisdom gleaned from Harvey Mackay and the super-successful people he's learned from over the years as a marketing whiz and bestselling author.

The man who taught us how to "swim with the sharks" is back with a boatload of tips and techniques for becoming more savvy and successful in everything you do. To Harvey Mackay, "pushing the envelope" means pushing the boundaries and pushing yourself to maximize your advantage--to be better, faster, and smarter and to get the results you want, in business and in life. In his new book, Pushing the Envelope: All the Way to the Top, you'll learn

- How to get the order
- The art of negotiating the best deals for you
- The essential qualities all leaders possess
- Fail-safe ways to move up the corporate ladder
- Business titans' secrets to achievement
- The keys to balancing work and family
- How to use laughter as a productivity tool
- And much more

Humor. Honesty. Fairness. The ability to get others to see your vision. Judgment. Guts. Respect for the bottom line--and all the lines that lead to it. These are the values that have made Harvey Mackay the business and civic leader he is today. A born communicator, Mackay distills the lessons of his forty years in business into pithy, punchy chapters that cut to the heart of everyday problems and situations.

As usual, Mackay has his trademark, no-nonsense lists, including:
- 5 ways to ruin a good sales force
- 11 questions to ask a job prospect
- 10 New Year's resolutions
- 7 things not to do with a friend
- 12 ways to ruin your next speech

Both practical and entertaining, charged throughout with Harvey Mackay's inimitable style, humor, and entrepreneurial wisdom, Pushing the Envelope puts the fun, the creativity, and the challenge back in business. Whether you're at the top of your company or determined to get there, this is one business book that will earn your stamp of approval.

Praise for Pushing the Envelope

"What would our nation be without Minnesotans? Besides Post-it notes, the state has given us the sublimely American town, Lake Wobegon; the spectacularly American wrestler-turned-Governor, Jesse Ventura; and the quintessentially American businessman, Harvey Mackay."--The New York Times

"A refreshing delivery of advice."--USA Today

"Enjoy Harvey's cookbook for success--it gives the reader the best of his wisdom--truly the best kind of chicken soup for anyone and everyone in business and in life."--Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield, co-authors of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul(R)

"Pushing the Envelope is from the heart, and his relentless efforts, along with the book's inherent business wisdom, are likely to push Pushing to the top of the bestseller lists. Nothing less will suit."--Associated Press

"Mackay's management techniques are phenomenally popular. He's the author of two of the bestselling business books of all time."--Miami Herald

About the Author


Harvey Mackay is chairman and chief executive officer of Mackay Envelope Corporation, a business he founded in Minneapolis in 1959 and built into a seventy-five-million-dollar company. Mackay is the author of four bestsellers: Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive, Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt, Sharkproof, and Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty. He and his wife, Carol Ann, have three children and five grandchildren. From the Hardcover edition.

Praise For…


"Enjoy Harvey's cookbook for success--it gives the reader the best of his wisdom--truly the best kind of chicken soup for anyone and everyone in business and in life."
--MARK VICTOR HANSEN and JACK CANFIELD
   Co-authors of the #1 New York Times bestselling series
   Chicken Soup for the Soul®

"Harvey Mackay [is] . . . the quintessentially American businessman."
--The New York Times

"Harvey Mackay just might be the business world's ultimate motivator."
--Sales & Marketing Management Magazine

"A refreshing delivery of advice."
--USA Today

Product Details
ISBN: 9780449006696
ISBN-10: 0449006697
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2000
Pages: 368
Language: English