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Once homeless CEO reviews “How to think like a CEO” (and other inspiring books)

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Frank Magwegwe, Segment CEO of Momentum Retail, about the books that inspired him from the streets to the boardroom.

Magwegwe featured DA Benton’s “How to think like a CEO” and some other great reads.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

If you want to be a CEO you need to think like one. You need to be confident and you need attitude.

Frank Magwegwe

You must continually try and improve yourself.

Frank Magwegwe

I’m a huge fan of J.M. Coetzee! I’ve read almost all of his books.

Frank Magwegwe

My children have to read a number of books before they get pocket money.

Frank Magwegwe

Every CEO must read “How will you measure your life?”

Frank Magwegwe

I read between four and six books every month.

Frank Magwegwe

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