Book of the week

Book of the Week: The Mafia Manager{Review,Lessons & Quotes}


“The Mafia Manager” was written by a supposed mafia, who preferred to keep his identity under wraps.
This  book containing the distilled wisdom of men who have managed one of the largest, most profitable and long lived cartels in the history of capitalism.

The Mafia Manager gathers in one book the knowledge and percepts of the ruthless bosses whose genius at organization and management contributed far more to profitability and growth than the brute strength or conventional wisdom of the legitimate CEO.

It contains knowledge that will broaden your knowledge both in your business and personal lives.


These Are Some Key Quotes/Business Advice from the Book

  1. “The best way to enter our business is to be born into it.”

  2. “The business of the mafia is business.”

  3. “If the pot is boiling over, use a long spoon. If the house is on fire; warm yourself.”

  4. “Our principles are highest; honor, solidarity and vengeance. We know there’s no justice for us except we earn it. We earn respect.”

  5. “All problems resolves themselves; given time.”

  6. “Extreme problems often require extreme solutions.”

  7. “Men stumble on stones, not mountains.”

  8.   “Friends are not as important as family. Do not confuse the loyalty of friendship with the bond of blood.”

  9. “The problem with friends is their candor. They will betray you if you let them and then they will tell you to your face why: ‘it’s nothing personal, just business.

  10. Be sure you understand what your boss has ordered before you act on his command. What if you whack the wrong guy, or bomb the wrong joint…Learn the art of asking questions.”

11. Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer.”

12. “Don’t become involved in any office political battle without first asking yourself, ‘What’s in it for me?’ and then ‘What’s in it for them?'”

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