Harvey Mackay is author of four New York Times bestsellers. His first two books–Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt–were #1 New York Times bestsellers and are listed by the New York Times among the top fifteen inspirational business books of all time. Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty (1997) and Pushing the Envelope (1999) both cracked the New York Times bestseller list. Mackay’s books have sold more than ten million copies worldwide, been translated into thirty-five languages, and been distributed in eighty countries. Mackay is a nationally syndicated columnist for United Feature Syndicate; his weekly articles appear in more than fifty newspapers around the country. He also is one of America’s most popular and entertaining business speakers, having been named one of the top five speakers in the world by Toastmasters International. He is chairman of Mackay Envelope Company, a $100 million company he founded at age twenty-six. In April 2004, Harvey received the prestigious Horatio Alger Award. Harvey Mackay lives near Minneapolis with his wife of forty-four years, Carol Ann. They have three children, nine grandchildren, two dogs, and one cat.
About Harvey Mackay
Harvey Mackay is a bestselling author whose books include the mega-selling Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive; and a nationally syndicated columnist, whose weekly business advice appears in fifty newspapers around the United States. He is an active… More about Harvey Mackay
Published by Ballantine Books Sep 28, 2004| 368 Pages| ISBN 9780345480545