The next day after listening to Mark speak I had my retreat with M.L.’s mastermind group and so many of the things we discussed that night were beneficial to our conversations. I told the gang that I hadn’t even read the book yet but I was already using its information only 6 hours later!
Grace, Torrance, CA
Compassionate observation and take-no-prisoners advice make I Come First an indispensable guide to finding one’s place in the working world. From the mundane (“Drink lots of water.”) to the sublime (“Power over your emotions and your life…is too much to sell in exchange for a salary.”), Nicholas’ humor and humanity resonate —for those new to the workplace, and for those of us entrenched in it.
Mary Herald, Executive Vice President, Retail Operations
M.H.’s I Come First is a colorful look at the business of business. A light book about a serious matter, it’s a highly entertaining read!
Marshall Goldsmith – Million selling author of What Got You Here
Mark’s insightful insight of the human condition – over an above his engaging talk – was inspirational to say the least.
Bill Keenan, Managing Partner MB Rotary Club/Keen CFOs
From beginning to end this handbook should be required reading for all business majors and anyone else who has not figured out corporate navigation.
John Simmers, CEO ING Advisors
M.H. has given people at all levels the final exam answer key for the school of hard-knocks.
Roxanne Emmerich, Wall Street Journal Best Selling author of Thank God It’s Monday
Don’t be put off by what may seem at first like workplace cynicism! This is a book that makes you look at yourself, your colleagues, and the world of work with fresh eyes. It’ll make you laugh out loud while you shake your head–but mostly it’ll make you think.
Alan M. Webber, Founder of Fast Company Magazine and Best Selling Author of Rules of Thumb: 52 Truths For Winning at Business Without Losing Your Self
Even in a world of rapid change, some things are unchanging. Read this book and let Nicholas show you those unchanging realities in the business world. It will take a decade off your learning curve.
Matthew Kelly, New York Times Best Selling author of The Dream Manager
…Nicholas has really captured not only the importance of knowing who we really are and facing up to that, but how… to be aware of our weaknesses and how to use these to our advantage… Read this book and be enlightened!
Lesley Everett – International Speaker and Best Selling Author of Drop Dead Brilliant