The essential MBA education. Master the game of business. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. MBA programs provide some benefits, but at a steep price in time, money, and opportunity costs. Get the knowledge here in one volume ASAP. Your book makes it easy for someone like myself to understand the concepts of Business and “Get It” .A world class MBA education in a single volume. Skip Business School and educate yourself. Save hundreds of thousands of dollars and years of time. Don’t wait for the gate keepers to grant you permission. Start now.This is your portable and personal MBA. It is a world-class MBA education in a single volume. Here are the subject areas I cover in this book. These make up the disciplines of Business Administration. •Entrepreneurship and Startups•Ethics•Financial Literacy: Understanding Financial Statements•Marketing in the Digital Age•Accounting•Management & Leadership•Negotiations•Operations and Supply Chain Management•Corporate Finance •Economics•Understanding the Financial Markets•Business Law•Human Resource Management•Statistics for Business•Intellectual Property•Strategic Planning and ImplementationThese 16 subjects constitute an MBA program. These are the Rules of the Game of Business. You become a Master of Business Administration when you understand these 16 subjects. You have to learn the rules of the game, and then you have to play better than anyone else.This book is your portable and personal MBA. You are a business. I like Jay Z’s great quote: “I’m not a businessman I’m a business, man.” He gets it. You already know all you need to know about running a business. You just haven’t convinced yourself of this fact. Once you read through this book you will gain the confidence to move forward and eliminate the self-doubt that holds you back. “People always overestimate how complex business is. This isn’t rocket science—we’ve chosen one of the world’s most simple professions.”Jack Welch former CEO of GEBusiness is a GameYou need to know the rules in order to play. And you need to know how to play well in order to succeed. This book is designed to help you become the chess player, not the chess piece. Most of business knowledge is common sense. Practitioners, professionals, and academics wrap business fundamentals in jargon. The fundamentals are common sense and the further one strays from business fundamentals the more mistakes are made.