Reviews of The Skinny On books

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The Skinny on Real Estate Investing: An Introduction to the Subject

The Skinny on Time Management: How to Maximize Your 24-Hour Gift

The Skinny on Direct Sales: Your first 100 days

  • Entertaining, yet right to the point. What a great way to address the key challenges of the first months in a new sales business venture. The motivational words, which are delivered clearly and without sugar coating, provide the focus and perseverance needed to make a go of it in Direct Sales. All in all, a very helpful little book that I would recommend to anyone considering starting a home-based business in direct sales.

    Aaron White, VP, Touchstone Crystal

The Skinny on the Art of Persuasion: How to Move Minds

The Skinny on Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box

    • Wonderful….sneaks up on you.
    • Brilliant simplicity of presentation. 
    • Laugh out loud funny. 
    • Shockingly informative. 
    • A jolt of inspiration. 
    • Spectacular engineering. 
    • Truly remarkable. 
    • Amazingly enjoyable!
    Excerpts from some of the hundreds of comments we have received

The Skinny on Willpower: How to Develop Self Discipline

  • The Skinny on Willpower is a five-star book… a quick and compact, easy to read guide to help readers embrace the power of will in their lives … a must for anyone who wants the best tool in getting anything done in one’s life...

  • Don’t let the stick figures fool you- The Skinny on Willpower is a funny book that offers up some seriously good information on how to declutter your brain and discipline yourself to achieve your personal and professional goals. Jim Randel will have you laughing and thinking at the same time. A very enjoyable read!

    Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager
  • Jim not only has amazing mental fortitude and lives the life he preaches, he also has an in-depth knowledge of this subject and plenty of credibility to write this book

    Dwight Stones, 3-Time Olympian, 10-time world record holder, broadcaster

The Skinny on Success: Why Not You?

  • Cliff Notes with a Kick….Jim Randel uses pithy quotes, new research and nuggets from seminal books…to strip success down to its nuts, bolts and gears.

  • The Skinny on Success – a funny, precise and profound book on life and success. A wonderful read!

    Eric Hippeau, CEO, The Huffington Post
  • This book’s got the four “I” words: informative, inspirational, interesting, and entertaining. Hey, buy the book, then criticize my spelling!

    Jon Macks, Comedy Writer, The Tonight Show
  • Jim Randel has taken the trouble of finding the secrets of success for you and, he has put them right into your hands. So stop making excuses and start being successful… highly recommended!

    Dave Boone, Comedy Writer, Dancing with the Stars, Academy Awards

The Skinny on the Housing Crisis: What Every Homeowner and Homebuyer Needs to Know

  • “Jim Randel has put together a no-nonsense, thoroughly readable book on what caused the nation's housing crisis and what we will need to do to get out of it. This plain English analysis of a complex subject is a must read for the millions of Americans impacted by this shattering event.”

    Arthur Levitt, Chairman of the S.E.C. (1993-2001)

The Skinny On Credit Cards: How to Master the Credit Card Game

The Skinny on Networking: Maximizing the Power of Numbers

    • Wonderful… sneaks up on you.
    • Brilliant simplicity of presentation. 
    • Laugh out loud funny. 
    • Shockingly informative. 
    • A jolt of inspiration. 
    • Spectacular engineering. 
    • Truly remarkable. 
    • Amazingly enjoyable!
    Excerpts from some of the hundreds of comments we have received