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Happy Sexy Millionaire

Steven Bartlett

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Happy Sexy Millionaire offers the reflections of someone who thought they'd achieved it all, only to realize the folly of a life spent chasing the wrong things.

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Happy Sexy Millionaire

Happy Sexy Millionaire

by Steven Bartlett

Overview

Steven Bartlett is undoubtedly a one-of-a-kind phenomenon. The founder of the company Social Chain, Bartlett was voted as the best in the world at social media marketing by 100 leaders in his industry. Bartlett is brilliant at taking his own advice: he has millions of followers online, and his podcast 'Diary of a CEO' is one of the world's most popular.

Born in Botswana, Bartlett grew up in England and flunked out of both school and university. But by the age of 21, he had created a leading social media company from his bedroom in Manchester. Social Chain went public when its founder was just 27, valued at over $200m.

At just 28 years old, Bartlett is able to look back on his life and examine his mis-steps on the way to finding fulfilment, while also outlining the qualities that saw him succeed. These days Bartlett finds more happiness in a French Bulldog called Pablo than he ever did in flashy cars and model girlfriends, and he's passionate about sharing these 'unexpected truths'.

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Fundamentally we're all the product of not what has happened to us, but how we choose to handle it.

- Steven Bartlett

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