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Stones Point Press

6 Henderson Lane

Cushing, Maine 04563

United States

Company Description

We are a Maine publisher of unique books by talented authors, illustrators and photographers. We invite you to explore our site and enjoy our selection of titles. ... more

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Liberal Arts degree


The University of Chicago

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By Hugh Aaron, Writer, Business Not As Usual and Driven

Hugh Aaron received a Liberal Arts degree in the Humanities at The University of Chicago. Several of his short stories have been published in national magazines and 18 of his essays on business management have appeared in The Wall Street Journal. Many of his plays on business themes have had staged readings. He has written two business books (BUSINESS NOT AS USUAL Volumes 1 & 2), and a business novel (DRIVEN). He has a business blog ( and reviews of his books may be found at His most recent endeavor is a comic strip of social satire For article feedback please contact Hugh at

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Hugh Aaron, born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, was a Seabee in the South Pacific during World War II. After the war he graduated from the University of Chicago where his professors encouraged him to pursue a literary career. However, he made his living as CEO of his own plastics materials business while continuing to write. Only after he retired was his writing published, consisting of two novels, a travel journal, two short story collections, a book of business essays, a book of letters, a child's book in verse and a book of movie reviews. The Wall Street Journal also published eighteen of his articles on business management and one on World War II. Currently writing plays, he resides by the sea in mid-coast Maine with his artist wife Ann Stein. Read Hugh Aaron's Blog. blogger . Please stream readings of Hugh Aaron's stories on at 9-10AM the first Saturday of every month.

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Hugh Aaron's new book doesn't quite have it all. Sure you can find blood, guts, pathos, drama, comedy, tragedy, wisdom, and even sex in its pages, but something's missing. The book is refreshingly unacademic; perhaps that's one reason it's so effective as a tutorial manual for running businesses today.

Aaron's 240 page narrative, an expansion of an article series he wrote for the Manager's Journal column of The Wall Street Journal, is candid and wise, but also cuttingly self-critical. Perhaps that's why he coined the book's subtitle, "The story every CEO in America should tell, but won't."
As he takes readers into the hills, valleys and trenches he occupied for two decades as chief executive of his own company, Aaron makes it clear that whatever wisdom he's gained has been on the job -- often at a very high personal price. Having successfully faced virtually all of the vicissitudes, challenges, frustrations, and satisfactions any business could offer, he writes about it all in a down-to-earth tone. Moreover, Aaron is clearly at ease discussing his past failures. He unabashedly throws the spotlight on management ploys gone awry, bad hiring decisions, and episodes of misjudgement in the marketplace.
"My theme throughout this book is," says Aaron in his preface, "Accept responsibility for what happens; face the truth no matter how brutal it is; and don't expect quick fixes and easy solutions. As the book's chapters unfold, that philosophy is tested again and again -- in thriving times as well as recessionary years.
Throughout it all, the author demonstrates his belief that people are the very heart of the matter -- whether he's talking about the nuts and bolts of creating an incentive plan for salespeople, giving part ownership of the company to employees, or struggling with a recalcitrant business partner. Instinct and intuition are not enough , it seems. Arriving at good decisions requires experimentation in the laboratory of the workplace. For all of his unacademic demeanor, Aaron is a master scientist.

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story by Hugh Aaron, illustrated by Lynette D. Sproch

The Author: Hugh Aaron, a graduate of The University of Chicago, the author of novels, essays and short stories, wrote Suzy, Fair Suzy based on a true event in 1963 for his eldest daughter (who soon had a younger brother, and later, a sister) when she was four years old. Currently writing plays, he resides in mid-coast Maine with his artist wife.

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