Let My People Go Surfing

  • by Yvon Chouinard, Naomi Klein
  • Narrated by Yvon Chouinard, Christopher Grove
  • 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In his long-awaited memoir, 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 blacksmith 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.
With a preface to the second edition, introduction, and epilogue read by the author.

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An advocate for a simpler, healthier and more sustainable way of doing things

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The future of business

Thought provoking and insightful in equal measure, this is a rallying cry to business to challenge the convention of hierarchical, command and control consumer driven enterprise and pursue the creation of a new type of commercial organisation motivated by its purpose and it conscience rather than just money.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio