My brother left this book out on the kitchen table a few days back. Needless to day I conveniently borrowed it from him and forgot to tell him I had it. I am such a bad brother LOL.
In short, the book is an easy read and you can tell he is well respected by his peers and fans alike. He displays a tenacity to think out side of the box and I respect that.
Brandon drills home a few ideas that you must dedicate yourself to your craft in order to succeed. Live it, eat it, breathe it. He also dutifully tells you that you must enjoy what you do as well. You can tell how proud he is of his work and he is not afraid to admit a mistake. Mind you the few mistakes he did make, he capitalized on those in the end as well.
Once you learn that Brandon is a New Yorker, you start to hear the way they talk. The book is very New York in the way it is written. Fast paced, at times in your face and full of New York charisma. He may as well be sitting right next to you. Brandon is a classic over achiever.
If you are a collector, you will love this book. However if you are looking for more of a collecting back story, then this book isn’t for you. There are a lot of parts in this book where spins each story as a metaphor on how to succeed in business. Not all of us look at our hobby as a business but as something we enjoy from time to time. Not all of us are blessed to have so many opportunities for things to go the right way each and every time. BUT we do have the power to make a bad decision a good one, or a bad judgement changed into a good one. There is no such thing as a closed door, only a closed mind.
Pick up this book you want a quick course in how Brandon did it and how you can do the same. Remember tho, money ain’t everything.