By Stanley A. Weiss
“Rumbustious, hot and disarmingly candid … this can be an extraordinary lifestyles, mentioned with humor and wit.”
—The Wall road Journal
Most folks spend our lives conversing ourselves out of items. yet what may possibly you accomplish if you happen to by no means held your self again?
What if, regardless of your fears, you went for broke whenever?
You may reside a existence as amazing because the one Stanley Weiss has lived for almost a century.
A thin Jewish child from Philadelphia education to struggle and certain die within the U.S. invasion of Japan in 1945, Stanley Weiss got here domestic to the demise of his loving yet susceptible father, who left his mom penniless. Vowing prompt to not permit his insecurities restrict him as they'd his father, Weiss pledged that his mom may by no means need to fear. Later, an embarrassment suffered by the hands of his filthy rich girlfriend's recognized father ignited in him a choice to raised himself in each means and stay existence to the fullest.
Inspired by means of a Humphrey Bogart motion picture, Weiss moved to a overseas state to seek for treasure—where Rule number 1 was once ''Don't Die.'' alongside the way in which, his zest for residing has taken him from the corporate of mythical artists and poets in Mexico, to writers and beatniks in Sixties San Francisco and Hollywood; from drunken nights with a infamous secret agent to friendships with 3 of the boys who performed James Bond; from glamorous events in Gstaad and Phuket to strength politics in London and Washington, DC. a narrative of progress, tenacious concentration, and strong humor, it stretches from the times of ''Don't Die'' to Weiss's reaction while requested why enterprise executives have been drawn to combating nuclear conflict: ''Being useless is undesirable for business.''
For those that think the area is formed by means of traditional those who push themselves to do outstanding issues, Stanley Weiss's tale will motivate and shock whereas reminding us all that being lifeless is undesirable for business—and being uninteresting is undesirable for life.
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