Historian and journalist Daniel Gross has produced a collection of profiles of corporate high-achievers that is exceptionally informative, extremely entertaining, and endlessly inspiring. In Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time, Gross examines 20 pioneering risk-takers who refused to compromise and were ultimately rewarded for their efforts. From the richest man in America during Revolutionary times (Robert Morris) to its richest man today (Bill Gates), the book tracks industrialists, corporate kings, financiers, and visionaries, including J. P. Morgan, Walt Disney, Ray Kroc, and Mary Kay Ash in a manner that shows why all are worth studying.
Insightful stories of 20 entrepreneurs and how they changed the way we live and do business. The editors of Forbes magazine have gathered the stories every educated business professional needs to read. Each story features a business personality as well as a corporation, and is packed with drama, excitement, wisdom and success secrets. The book as a whole is an insightful history, illuminating our current condition by explaining the forces behind it. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.See all Editorial Reviews
The stories start with the nations money raising head during the revolution war, which was interesting and I had never heard of before. Interesting book well worth reading. Read morePublished 16 days ago by tgh
I havent finish reading it! but book came in time and in perfect Conditiones, happy with my purchase would defenitly buy again! :)Published 7 months ago by Gwen
loved the stories about how different situations allow people to succeed.Published 7 months ago by mac
As an MBA, I'm a sucker for great stories about business. Alas, many of the write-ups in this book go back several decades. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Curtis C. Morgan
I think It might be more interesting for other people, but for me it was ok. Thank you very much.Published 16 months ago by MAMA OCLLO
Great compilation of success business stories. Finely portraits the analytical thinking behind the conception of each business idea. Highly recommended.Published 18 months ago by Oliver Montas