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Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

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The founder and owner of Patagonia, Inc., one of the world's most inspiring companies, now relates his story and the core philosophies that have ... Show synopsis

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Hagen L

A Must Read for Business Novices

by Hagen L on Mar 8, 2012

Convincing is the honesty and the sustainability of the business model. In todays business environment limited by fees, taxes, norms and industrial criteria it will be very difficult to repeat this approach if there is not enough 'substance' behind. Also to have the employees sharing the same committments without cut back of the legal requirements and expectations will be more difficult nowadays. A very true lesson of Best Business Practice. Less is more - that is for sure.

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chriszp

Hire the best and let them go to work

by chriszp on Jul 9, 2009

Great example of a contrarian leadership style...we need more of it

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