Cosimo de’ Medici, the Italian banker, philanthropist, and patron, dominated Florence during the 15th Century in commerce, art, architecture, and politics. He created a widespread banking empire, making him the richest man in Europe. Though not from nobility, Cosimo positioned himself and his extended family as the most powerful and influential dynasty in Europe.
By touring four “houses” where Cosimo de’ Medici exercised influence, you will see how he deliberately set out to bring order to his various spheres of power.
In each house are three rooms or areas that give us clues to his phenomenal success. By learning these principles entrepreneurs and business leaders can discover how to bring order to the various “houses” in their own lives, creating true success, significance and a lasting legacy.
What sets author Cris Auditore Zimmermann apart is his unique perspective, viewing the Medici family through the lens of business and entrepreneurship.
Cris Auditore Zimmermann is an author and entrepreneur who has set up more than 20 companies in 5 different countries.
Cris's deep-seated passion lies in the history of the Medici family, renowned for their influence during the Renaissance period in Florence, Italy. What sets Cris apart is his unique perspective, viewing the Medici family through the lens of business and entrepreneurship.
Sometimes to go forward we must look back. In "Getting your House in Order", Cris has done a great job curating the best principles from the remarkable Medici family to help me shape a renaissance life and family of my own.
Daryl J Heald
This book is a masterpiece that captures and unveils deep human wisdom about living a meaningful, significant and exemplary life in all conceivable dimensions of live and business. You will love the book.
Cosimo de Medici's story comes alive in this captivating book. As a business owner, I found numerous relatable lessons and valuable principles for both my personal life and business endeavors. A must-read for history buffs seeking real-life wisdom.
Exploring the life of Cosimo de Medici was an exhilarating journey. This book effortlessly intertwines history and personal growth. The only drawback is that it's left me yearning to visit Florence and experience these places firsthand.