Who Moved My Stilton?: The Victorian Guide to Getting Ahead in Business

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Follow in the footsteps of the world's first capitalists and discover the original secrets of business success. Learn how to awaken your inner industrialist and build a commercial empire that will stand the test of time.

Forged in the white heat of the industrial revolution, Who Moved My Stilton? reveals the practical skills that every modern professional needs to get ahead in the workplace, including:

· Why you ought to think outside the opera box
· What to do when the customer is literally King
· And how to harness the exciting opportunities for child employment provided by Junior Apprentice.

Irreverent, insightful and compendious, Who Moved My Stilton? will change the way you think about business (and cheese) forever. It is the book no aspiring plutocrat should be without.
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About the author

Alan Tyers has write a regular column for The Cricketer magazine and The Daily Telegraph. Beach is an illustrator and cartoonist who regularly contributes to The Cricketer magazine among many other publications. They are the authors of CrickiLeaks: The Secret Ashes Diaries and W.G. Grace Ate My Pedalo.

www.beachy.co.uk

@VonBeach
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A&C Black
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Published on
Nov 8, 2012
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781408833063
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Humorous / General
Humor / General
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