Me, Inc.

  • by Gene Simmons
  • Narrated by Gene Simmons, John Varvatos
  • 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The quintessential self-made man, master of brand identity, New York Times best-selling author, and award-winning executive, KISS's Gene Simmons, shares his manifesto for business success.
KISS did not become one of the most successful rock bands in history by accident. Long before they first took the stage, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a clear-cut operating plan for their business. Over the past forty years, KISS has sold over 100 million CDs and DVDs worldwide and manages over 3,000 licensed merchandise items. In addition to KISS, Simmons' lucrative ventures include two hit reality shows, a professional sports team, a restaurant chain, and a record company. A recipient of the Forbes lifetime achievement award, this brilliant executive runs all of his businesses on his own - no personal assistant, few handlers, and as little red tape as possible.
In Me, Inc., the marketing and finance wizard gives aspiring entrepreneurs the critical tools they need to succeed. Simmons teaches you how to build a solid business strategy, harness the countless tools available in the digital age, network like hell, and be the architect for the business entity that is you. Inspired by The Art of War, Me, Inc. is organized around thirteen specific, easy-to-understand principles for success, drawn from Simmons's own triumphs and failures. From finding the confidence necessary to get started, to surrounding yourself with the right people, to knowing when to pull the plug and when to double-down, these principles can help you attain the freedom and wealth of your dreams.

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Awesome

Loved it one of the most inspirational reads, the man speaks the truth, the true many won't want to hear
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- Tony jones

Gene Pulls no punches

I've always admired KISS and Gene Simmons. The brand seems to have been around from time immemorial. And yet I was surprised - I should have known better - on how prolific an entrepreneur he is. His message resonates with me because I'm an immigrant myself and appreciate the raw realities of making it in today's world. It is an awesome addition to my Success Library and a rare find because of Genes unique perspective. Read by the man himself it added verisimilitude to the hardships of his early life. No sugar coated platitudes here, just the uncomfortable truths of what it takes for success.
My only criticism is that Gene makes you feel like a slouch in comparison to his relentless work ethic. In his early 60's, the man is an entrepreneurial money making machine.
I loved it.
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- Anthony

Book Details

  • Release Date: 21-10-2014
  • Publisher: HarperAudio