Let My People Go Surfing - Yvon Chouinard

Let My People Go Surfing

By Yvon Chouinard

  • Release Date: 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Management & Leadership
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In this newly revised 10th anniversary edition, Yvon Chouinard—legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.—shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth.

From his youth as the son of a French Canadian handyman to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment, Let My People Go Surfing is the story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life-a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

"This is the story of an attempt to do more than change a single corporation—it is an attempt to challenge the culture of consumption tat is at the hear of the global ecological crisis."—From the Foreword by Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything

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