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a oeMy work is to create companies and build them, a writes Sam Wyly in this candid, engrossing memoir, which reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last forty-five years. A natural storyteller, Wyly relates the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world. From the hardships his parents faced trying to hold on to the family cotton farm during the Depression to the coaching he received on the high school football field, this self-made billionaire describes how his early years in Louisiana prepared him for what lay ahead. His sales experience with IBM and Honeywell in Dallas in the early 1960s gave him the idea to start the first a oecomputer utility.a Risking $1,000 of his savings, he founded University Computing in 1963 and took it public two years later, becoming a millionaire at the age of thirty.

Part autobiography and part inspirational business guide, 1,000 Dollars and an Idea is full of refreshing insights and homespun life lessons about what it takes to create, grow, and build successful companies.

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In this candid and engrossing memoir, Wyly reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last 45 years. Wyly shares the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world.

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?My work is to create companies and build them, ? writes Sam Wyly in this candid, engrossing memoir, which reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last forty-five years. Wyly shares the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world. From the hardships his parents faced trying to hold on to the family cotton farm during the Depression to the coaching he received on the high school football field, this self-made billionaire describes how his early years in Louisiana prepared him for what lay ahead. His sales experience with IBM and Honeywell in Dallas in the early 1960s gave him the idea to start the first ?computer utility.? Risking $1,000 of his savings, he founded University Computing in 1963 and took it public two years later, becoming a millionaire at the age of thirty. Part autobiography and part inspirational business guide, this audio is full of refreshing insights about what it takes to create, grow, and build successful companies.

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9781423366522
Author:
Wyly, Sam
Publisher:
Brilliance Corporation
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Gigante, Phil
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Gigante, Phil
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General
Subject:
Business
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Entrepreneurship
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Personal Memoirs
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Biography/Business
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.30x5.40x.60 in. .17 lbs.
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540

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"Synopsis" by , In this candid and engrossing memoir, Wyly reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last 45 years. Wyly shares the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world.
"Synopsis" by , ?My work is to create companies and build them, ? writes Sam Wyly in this candid, engrossing memoir, which reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last forty-five years. Wyly shares the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world. From the hardships his parents faced trying to hold on to the family cotton farm during the Depression to the coaching he received on the high school football field, this self-made billionaire describes how his early years in Louisiana prepared him for what lay ahead. His sales experience with IBM and Honeywell in Dallas in the early 1960s gave him the idea to start the first ?computer utility.? Risking $1,000 of his savings, he founded University Computing in 1963 and took it public two years later, becoming a millionaire at the age of thirty. Part autobiography and part inspirational business guide, this audio is full of refreshing insights about what it takes to create, grow, and build successful companies.
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