In the 1800s, a young boy had an epiphany of pursuing grand ambitions in his life. Having a difficult childhood, his family moved a lot because of his father's unscrupulous life. The young boy began to earn a living by doing small chores until he got a job as a bookkeeper at a firm in Ohio. An unsatisfactory pay led him to quit his job to go into business for himself. This led him to embark on a stellar career as an entrepreneur which made him the richest person to have ever lived. This is the story of John D. Rockefeller.
His father made money by duping people as he traveled across the country. He also had two wives and they all lived together as an extended family. John was an antithesis of his father in many ways. A versatile man of many means, he was loving to his family but ruthless to his competitors sparing no effort to get ahead.
By the 1860s, he controlled the oil sector in the United States. His output was so great that he was able to negotiate favorable prices with railroad companies to transport his oil..Come and get to know the man who one either admired or loathed, someone who was a visionary, an ingenious profiteer.
Here's a preview of what you'll discover in this book:
John D. Rockefeller's early childhood, family life, and educationGrowing up with an unscrupulous fatherHaving a clear direction is what he wanted out of lifeSettling in Ohio and working as a bookkeeperFeeling shortchanged and launching his own businessHitting it off famously and dominating the oil sectorComing to odd terms with regulators and going around itBecoming the richest man who ever livedPhilanthropy and the legacy that he left behind….. And much more!
This fantastic account of the man and how he ran his affairs will open your eyes and give you a unique perspective into the life of a business genius.