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Common sense is a disappearing art form not only from business but also from society. It used to be that students seeking a higher education would go to school to build around their common sense. Today students go to school in the hopes of attaining common sense. I'm afraid our society has become so emotionally driven that decisions are made on emotion rather than common sense. Certainly emotions are not bad and at times emotional decisions are warranted; but never are they warranted in complete detachment form common sense. Mark My Words: Letters of a Businessman to his Son is an ultimate glorification of common sense, hard work, and priceless business principles that work and guarantee every person a chance to succeed in the high stakes game of business.
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Much of what I learned from this book was either known by me or imparted to me by someone. However I know that failures await me on the other side of college, cars must be pushed uphill, and many hurtles must be jumped and no doubt there will be times when common sense will not be used. That is why it is a pleasure to see that someone took the time not only to write to his son but to impart common sense on all who read these letters.