The lifeand lessonsof the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of Broadways Hamilton: An American Musical.
Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under the worlds spotlightand we need him now more than ever with this Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life.
Hamilton was a self-starter. Scrappy. Orphaned as a child, he came to America with nothing but a code of honor and a hunger to work. He then went on to help win the Revolutionary War and ratify the Constitution, create the countrys financial system, charm New Yorks most eligible ladies, and land his face on our $10 bill. The ultimate underdog, he combined a fearless, independent spirit with a much-needed dose of American optimism.
Hamilton died before he could teach us the lessons he learned, but Alexander Hamiltons Guide to Life unlocks his core principlesintended for anyone interested in success, romance, money, or dueling. They include:
- Speak with Authority Even If You Have None (Career)
- Seduce with Your Strengths (Romance)
- Find Time for the Quills and the Bills (Money)
- Put the Father in Founding Father (Friends & Family)
- Being Right Trumps Being Popular (Leadership)
For history buffs and pop-culture addicts alike, this mix of biography, humor, and advice offers a fresh take on a nearly forgotten Founding Father, and will spark a revolution in your own life.
Written by Jeff Wilser
Alexander Hamilton was an influential member of the Founding Fathers. He was the first Secretary of the Treasury, and envisioned a strong central government. He died in New York City in 1804 after a duel with Aaron Burr.