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Guy Raz, "How I Built This" in Conversation with Roxanne Coady

Join the creator of NPR's hit podcast How I Built This
for stories of business and innovation

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How I Built ThisBased on the highly acclaimed NPR podcast, How I Built This with Guy Raz, this book offers priceless insights and inspiration from the world’s top entrepreneurs on how to start, launch, and build a successful venture.

Great ideas often come from a simple spark: A soccer player on the New Zealand national team notices all the unused wool his country produces and figures out a way to turn them into shoes (Allbirds). A former Buddhist monk decides the very best way to spread his mindfulness teachings is by launching an app (Headspace). A sandwich cart vendor finds a way to reuse leftover pita bread and turns it into a multimillion-dollar business (Stacy’s Pita Chips).

Award-winning journalist and NPR host Guy Raz has interviewed more than 200 highly successful entrepreneurs to uncover amazing true stories like these. In How I Built This, he shares tips for every entrepreneur’s journey: from the early days of formulating your idea, to raising money and recruiting employees, to fending off competitors, to finally paying yourself a real salary. This is a must-read for anyone who has ever dreamed of starting their own business or wondered how trailblazing entrepreneurs made their own dreams a reality.

Guy RaxGuy Raz is the creator and host of the popular podcasts How I Built This, Wisdom from the Top and The Rewind on Spotify. He's also the co-creator of the acclaimed podcasts TED Radio Hour and the children's programs Wow in the World and Two Whats?! and a Wow!. He's received the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize, the National Headliner Award, and the NABJ Award, among many others and was a Nieman journalism fellow at Harvard. He lives in the Bay Area.

Roxanne J CoadyRoxanne J. Coady founded RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, Connecticut in 1989, creating a business that is recognized as a national leader among independent booksellers. In 2009, Coady founded a personalized book subscription site, Just the Right Book. This site has a national reach and combines the intimacy of an independent bookstore with the digital marketplace. In addition, Coady hosts a weekly podcast available on iTunes, Just the Right Book, in which she interviews best-selling authors and people in the bookselling and publishing community.

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Order a copy of How I Built This and receive a signed copy while supplies last.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT
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How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs Cover Image
By Guy Raz
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358216766
Availability: On Our Shelves; Typically Ships in 1 - 2 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 15th, 2020

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