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Success By Default
In the cutthroat world of business, many aspiring
moguls reject kindness as a virtue and develop a sharp
competitive edge that can wound struggling colleagues.
For those who wish to rise to the top without knocking
others down, the author offers guidance in Success By
Default: The Depersonalization of Corporate America.
"No matter what business you are in, no matter what
your product or service is, the only thing that runs a
business is people." Through Solomon's own
struggles with unscrupulous entrepreneurs, he has
developed a business plan steeped in humanism, which he
now shares with his readers.
Each chapter delivers witty anecdotes, simple wisdom
and straightforward advice on how to avoid trampling
people in the mad rush to achieve. An insightful
guide to ethical business practices, the author offers
readers pages of wisdom gleaned from the front lines of
Success By Default takes readers through
Solomon's action-packed career in law enforcement and a
chain of events that led him to reinvent himself as a
corporate player. Immersed in a sea of successful
executives, Solomon was first excited, then
disillusioned, as he witnessed the actions of his
colleagues. He boldly details the misplaced
priorities, stolen ideas and unethical practices that
left him dismayed. Instead of wallowing in self-pity,
Solomon followed his father's advice and forged ahead.
What follows is the journey of how the author created one of the most successful small
businesses within his field, earning not only the
respect of his employees and customers, but his
community as well. He did this by treating people the
way he would have wanted to be treated, something that
he finds lacking in major corporate customer service
departments. He has defied the corporate bullies and
used their competitive edge to his advantage. He shows
the reader how to look defeat in the face and laugh.
What he did next will surprise you.
As you read this book you may laugh and cry at times,
as you identify with the author’s frustrations.