The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Dictators, by F CastroAre you tired of feel-good career guides written by motivational flim-flammers and football coaches? Refreshing and controversial, this book is based on the premise that you can best learn to build your career by studying those of rugged individualists who have been through many tough battles and not only survived but flourished.
Rule # 1. Work comes first. Ignore the endless bleating of the work-life balance mafia which insists that you always put family above everything else. If your career is a major priority, it doesn't mean you're a bad person. Listen, Amigo, if you don't work, there is no family. There's times you have to tell your kids, "No, muchachos, I can't play with you right now. Duty calls." If you've shown your family your enduring love, they will understand.