You can accomplish anything you can dream if you get someone else to do it! is the personal mission statement and secret weapon of the irrepressible R. Philip Hanes. A dynamic and visionary entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist whose CV includes posts at the National Endowment of the Arts and the Smithsonian, Hanes packs at least 10 lifetimes' worth of experience and achievement into a memoir of his first 80 years. HOW TO GET ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING is not only the story of an exceptional life, it's a manual for how to make your own life exceptional.
About R. Philip Hanes
R. Philip Hanes helped launch the American arts council movement in the 1950s and has since served on the boards of more than 50 international, national, state, and local arts agencies and received three presidential appointments, three honorary university degrees, and 24 arts awards. He helped found three national conservation organizations and served on the boards of 19 others. He also assembled one of the largest and most repected private collections of the 18th- and 19th-century American fine art. Phil and his wife, Charlotte, live in and continue to serve the community of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
if you follow the advice in HOW TO GET ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING you can run the country. Or you can settle in for a delightful time with a man whose intelligence, humor, and wisdom have made him one of America's most influential citizens. In his company, you will find riches.-Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird"Phil Hanes has distilled the lessons of a long and productive life into a wonderful tale filled with pithy anecdotes and useful observations about how to accomplish your goals. It's a book well worth reading."-David Rockefeller, Sr., Chase Manhattan Bank, New York Museum of Art"There's more insight, humor, and common sense in HOW TO GET ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING than there is in the entire Congressional Record. It's a Poor Richard's Almanac for our time."-James V. Kimsey, founding CEO of America Online, Inc.