A Gallery Book. Gallery Books has a great book for every reader. After more than twenty years in the cutthroat real estate business, Mauricio Umansky has seen and heard it all. Now, he's ready to share everything he's learned throughout the highs and lows of his illustrious career in this part memoir, part leadership manifesto. From the challenges of his childhood to outgrowing his father's textile company and falling out with his brother-in-law Rick Hilton, while also raising a family and maintaining a strong marriage for over twenty-six years, Umansky has plenty of advice and lessons for aspiring entrepreneurs and self-starters across all industries. By outlining his fundamental principles of success, Umansky will embolden those who are ready to work hard and are prepared to meet adversity head on, which requires endless stamina, grit, and determination. Each chapter will center around a specific piece of wisdom and offer insightful takeaways including: - how to play hard and work harder - how to find your professional and personal passions - how to be an innovator, not an imitator - the art of the sell - the benefits of remaining positive - how to achieve balance and much more. Umansky's journey has been anything but boring. It's been unpredictable, exhilarating, and emotionally and physically demanding at times. In The Real Deal, he imparts his hard-earned knowledge for anyone and everyone looking to build their own fruitful career and to find the happiness we all seek in life. Welcome to his exclusive and exciting world.