It’s How We Play the Game Build a Business Take a Stand Make a Difference
Type : epub |
Size : 35.78 MB
Descirption: For readers of Phil Knight’s Shoe Dog and Howard Schultz’s Onward, an inspiring memoir from the CEO of DICK’s Sporting Goods about building a multibillion dollar business, coming to the defense of embattled youth sports programs, and taking a principled-and highly controversial-stand against the types of guns that are too often used in mass shootings and other tragedies.
In 1948, Ed Stack’s father, Richard, started Dick’s Bait and Tackle in Binghamton, New York, with $300 borrowed from his grandmother. A few years later, Dick expanded to a second location. In 1984, Ed bought the two stores from his father. Today DICK’s Sporting Goods is the largest sporting goods retailer in the country with over 800 locations and close to $9 billion in sales.
It’s How You Play the Game tells the absorbing story of a complicated founder and an ambitious son-one who transformed a business by making it more than a business, conceiving…
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