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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Top 10 Visionaries that Changed the World
500 Life and Business Lessons

by George Ilian



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    from Top 10 Visionaries (number of quotes indicated):
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger (3) California Former Republican Governor (2003-2010)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

BOOK REVIEW by OnTheIssues.org:

Well, the best we can say about this book is "it's a heck of lot better than Ilian's other book." His other book, 100 Valuable Leadership Lessons from 10 U.S. Presidents, had the same idea as this book, but in a historical context. The common format is to apply the lessons to today's daily life from business leaders (in this book) or past presidents (in the earlier book). Ilian's level of history put the past president book at a high-school level; this book is perhaps at a college freshman level. The business leaders include:

  • Donald Trump, the reason we read this book; Ilian has some decent pre-election analysis
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, whom we also excerpt; he is a business leader, according to Ilian, because of his bodybuilding career and his film career.
  • Steve Jobs of Apple Computers
  • Bill Gates of Microsoft
  • Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and SpaceX
  • Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook
  • Oprah Winfrey of OWN Network
  • Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic airline and Virgin Records
  • Tony Robbins of "Awaken the Giant Within"
  • Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway
We excerpt only from the two political sections; the other eight sections are outside the scope of OnTheIssues. But the two political sections were enjoyable light reading -- not a lot of political insight, and not a lot of "Life and Business Lessons" -- but a nice summary of key events from Trump's and Schwarzenegger's lives.

-- Jesse Gordon, jesse@OnTheIssues.org, Jan. 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: State funding for stem cell research, despite Bush ban.
Energy & Oil
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: The future is sustainable green energy.
Jobs
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: As governor, raised minimum wage to $8.50.


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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger California Former Republican Governor (2003-2010)

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500 Life and Business Lessons

by George Ilian
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