Fire The Pretty Girl: A Speechwriter's Awkward Journey

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9781500457433: Fire The Pretty Girl: A Speechwriter's Awkward Journey

“With dry wit and self-effacing honesty,Fire the Pretty Girl follows the author’s clumsy, fake-it-till-you-make-it journey from the hospitality industry to business school, and then to eventual success as a speechwriter for, and trusted confidant to, the movers and shakers in the corporate world”

"The writing is so entertaining that even those who aren’t drawn to reading about the business world will be engaged throughout...entirely unique and engrossing. Young professionals in particular, beginning blundering journeys along their unmapped career paths, will devour it.” – Foreword Clarion Reviews

“Insightful...funny...courageously true.” – Kirkus Reviews

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John Morton and his family are proud residents of Austin, Texas. He currently writes speeches for the University of Texas System.

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Description du livre Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2014. Paperback. État : New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. With dry wit and self-effacing honesty, Fire the Pretty Girl follows the author s clumsy, fake-it-till-you-make-it journey from the hospitality industry to business school, and then to eventual success as a speechwriter for, and trusted confidant to, the movers and shakers in the corporate world The writing is so entertaining that even those who aren t drawn to reading about the business world will be engaged throughout.entirely unique and engrossing. Young professionals in particular, beginning blundering journeys along their unmapped career paths, will devour it. - Foreword Clarion Reviews Insightful.funny.courageously true. - Kirkus Reviews. N° de réf. du libraire APC9781500457433

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Description du livre Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2014. Paperback. État : New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. -Five Stars (out of Five) With dry wit and self-effacing honesty, Fire the Pretty Girl follows the author s clumsy, fake-it-till-you-make-it journey from the hospitality industry to business school, and then to eventual success as a speechwriter for, and trusted confidant to, the movers and shakers in the corporate world- - Foreword Clarion Reviews If John had just studied for the LSAT, none of this would have happened. He wouldn t have had to fire the prettiest girl and the scariest bouncer at the bars he managed, wouldn t have faked his way through business school, wouldn t have stumbled into a career writing speeches for the CEOs of some of the world s biggest companies. Chances are, he would have never been arrested on his way to work, faced down that deranged transvestite in New Orleans, or drunkenly told Ross Perot to -take it easy.- But John didn t study. He winged it, and time and again in this tragicomic romp, he learns that winging it can lead to some pretty awkward adventures. -The writing is so entertaining that even those who aren t drawn to reading about the business world will be engaged throughout.entirely unique and engrossing. Young professionals in particular, beginning blundering journeys along their unmapped career paths, will devour it.- - Foreword Clarion Reviews Funny, revealing, and occasionally heartbreaking, Morton spares nothing-including his own ego-as he guides readers through the vicissitudes and moral quandaries of business life. -Insightful.funny.courageously true.- - Kirkus Reviews. N° de réf. du libraire APC9781500457433

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Description du livre CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. État : New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 236 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.2in. x 0.5in.Five Stars (out of Five) With dry wit and self-effacing honesty, Fire the Pretty Girl follows the authors clumsy, fake-it-till-you-make-it journey from the hospitality industry to business school, and then to eventual success as a speechwriter for, and trusted confidant to, the movers and shakers in the corporate world Foreword Clarion Reviews If John had just studied for the LSAT, none of this would have happened. He wouldnt have had to fire the prettiest girl and the scariest bouncer at the bars he managed, wouldnt have faked his way through business school, wouldnt have stumbled into a career writing speeches for the CEOs of some of the worlds biggest companies. Chances are, he would have never been arrested on his way to work, faced down that deranged transvestite in New Orleans, or drunkenly told Ross Perot to take it easy. But John didnt study. He winged it, and time and again in this tragicomic romp, he learns that winging it can lead to some pretty awkward adventures. The writing is so entertaining that even those who arent drawn to reading about the business world will be engaged throughout. . . entirely unique and engrossing. Young professionals in particular, beginning blundering journeys along their unmapped career paths, will devour it. Foreword Clarion Reviews Funny, revealing, and occasionally heartbreaking, Morton spares nothingincluding his own egoas he guides readers through the vicissitudes and moral quandaries of business life. Insightful. . . funny. . . courageously true. Kirkus Reviews This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. N° de réf. du libraire 9781500457433

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