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How to Win at the Sport of Business

If I Can Do It, You Can Do It
Written by: Mark Cuban
Narrated by: Charles Constant
Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
5 out of 5 stars (20 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Using the greatest material from his popular Blog Maverick, Cuban has collected and updated his postings on business and life to provide a catalog of insider knowledge on what it takes to become a thriving entrepreneur. He tells his own rags-to-riches story of how he went from selling powdered milk and sleeping on friends' couches to owning his own company and becoming a multibillion-dollar success story. His unconventional yet highly effective ideas on how to build a successful business offer entrepreneurs at any stage of their careers a huge edge over their competitors.

©2011 Mark Cuban (P)2015 Audible Inc.

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"Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book, How to Win at the Sport of Business. It's New Year's resolution time, and Mark Cuban's new book offers the rationale for a good one." ( Business Insider)
"In short, [ How to Win at the Sport of Business] exceeded...expectations. Short chapters...got right to the point and were not filled with 'stuffing'." ( Huffington Post)
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Best book

best book and Audible does a great job.
Mark Cuban keeps us from Making mistakes. He does not only shares his experience in business but he encourages us to find our passion. Everyone's passion is not a business but they should choose something that exactly represents who they are. Be the best version of yourself and that is one of the most important thing about this book. LOVED IT.

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  • Jamison
  • 28-04-15

Definetly worth 2 hours of your life

What did you love best about How to Win at the Sport of Business?

I love the fact that Mark was just a normal guy who turned it around to become a billionaire.

Which scene was your favorite?

When he got fired for not being at his place of employment while he was closing on a deal. It's what started his Maverick career.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes...this book is a one sitting multiple listen to book.

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  • Mariam
  • 27-04-15

Short and precise.

Motivational words from a man who knows what he's talking about. If you are starting a business or you are developing one, this is worth a listen.

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  • Jennifer
  • 18-04-15

Real talk. Real motivation.

Mark Cuban is disorganized!? There's hope for me! Mark's stories and perspectives give me the renewed hope I need to keep moving forward toward my goals. This is my 2nd time reading and I'll read again next time I'm feeling beat up or discouraged.

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  • Cory Boatright CEO RealestateInvestingProfits com
  • 17-04-15

Mark absolutely nailed it

This book is the hack to true performance and productivity. It's a peek into the mind of Cuban and how he views running a lifestyle that deserves his passion and persistence to keep up with his competitiveness.

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  • jason strode
  • 26-04-15

Loved it

You only have to win once. You only have to get it right once. Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered

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  • Matthew Bukovicky
  • 20-04-15

Short but sweet

Great book but short. Mark gets straight to the point. Hope he writes another one soon and shares more of his wisdom

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  • Leon
  • 18-04-15

great listen!

great audio book on the insight of one of the greatest entrepreneurs of all time!

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  • Joey
  • 27-04-15

Short and sweet

Well put together and gets to the point. No fluff. A great insight into a down to earth billionaires perspective.

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  • xJKnightx
  • 28-07-15

Great content! But disappointed in no Mark!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, As others have said... worth the 2 hrs of listen for the unique perspective, despite the narration.

How could the performance have been better?

This book would have been so MUCH better for me if Mark had actually taken the time to narrate his own content. That really was the bummer of this audiobook. It was very hard to listen to the narrater over enunciate every sentence and be imaging how Mr. Cuban would be telling his own stories.

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  • Patrick
  • 25-04-15

Straight to the point

What made the experience of listening to How to Win at the Sport of Business the most enjoyable?

Mark is straight to the point on many areas. Doesn't use too many words

What was one of the most memorable moments of How to Win at the Sport of Business?

Someone is always trying to beat you in the sport of business.

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  • Onkar Singh Purewal
  • 01-05-15

Amazing

Just what I needed. Honestly this (if it classed as bio ) is without without a doubt he best.

Seriously don't mess around just download and listen to mark, it straight to the point and real world words.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-04-20

Great listen

Really enjoyed this. So much good and practical advice. A short listen and a good reminder of some core principles of success. I would highly recommend listening to it.

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  • mario
  • 09-01-20

Good insight on business and life. Recommend t

Good insight on business and life. Recommend this to anyone looking for some real guidance.

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  • Aaron
  • 07-01-20

Definitely worth the listen

It was shorter than I thought it would be but was definitely worth it.

There is definitely big mistakes I would have made if I didn't listen to this book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-01-20

read this 3 times and love it very practical tips

very insightful straight to the point , no nonsense book. I recommend this to anyone that plans to start their own business.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-04-18

Outstanding

The stories & advice Mark Cuban shares in this are absolutely incredible. What makes this book so good is that it is so honest & right to the point, no BS just what cold hard facts. Covers a variety of start ups & gives a great insight to Cubans mindset.

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  • Dev
  • 14-01-18

Great

This is a short book by very effective
It was great insights shared by Mark

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  • bill
  • 18-09-17

an inspiring story

Mark Cubans story and advice are solid and personal, he has achieved amazing things and has kept his sense of humour and kindness. It's a very inspiring book and well narrated too.

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  • Jon Gallagher
  • 31-08-17

Brief But Concise

Enjoyable, effective and concise information from a guy who has conquered all in the business arena.

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  • Alican
  • 18-05-16

great principal's

This book offers great value in business principal through Marks life experience in business. allowing the reader with room to think authentically about their past, present and future life experience in business

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  • Nathan
  • 17-02-20

pretty good

This book is quite a good story read. Mark goes over a couple of principles around business and how to succeed. it was good, but it wasn't fantastic. you might learn something from this, and as mark covers, that's what makes the book worth it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-12-17

fantastic.

simple lessons in life that we all forget sometimes. a must if you want to succeed