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The Ride Of A Lifetime

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Product Type: Fiction
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Robert Iger
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  • Author : Robert Iger
  • Publisher : Bantam Press (23 September 2019)
  • Edition : 2019
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Fiction
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In "The Ride of a Lifetime," Robert Iger, Time's influential figure in 2019 and Disney's transformative CEO, unveils the principles that revitalized the iconic company. Taking the helm in 2005 amidst challenges, Iger championed three core ideas: prioritize quality, embrace technological evolution, and envision a global future for Disney.

Over his fourteen-year tenure, Iger orchestrated Disney's ascent to the pinnacle of the media industry, acquiring powerhouse entities like Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 21st Century Fox. The company's value skyrocketed under his leadership, nearly quintupling. In this memoir, Iger imparts leadership lessons gleaned from managing Disney's vast workforce of 200,000, emphasizing key principles such as optimism, courage, decisiveness, and fairness.

The book delves into Iger's journey from a humble ABC studio grunt to a visionary CEO, highlighting his relentless curiosity and commitment to decency over financial gains. It explores pivotal relationships, from a deep friendship with Steve Jobs to a profound connection with the Star Wars mythology.

Iger's narrative transcends the boardroom, offering universal insights applicable to aspiring CEOs and anyone seeking confidence and authenticity in their professional and personal lives. "The Ride of a Lifetime" is a testament to Iger's transformative leadership and the enduring values that propelled Disney to unparalleled success on the global stage.

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"The Ride of a Lifetime" by Robert Iger unveils the transformative leadership principles that revitalized Disney into the world's premier media company. As Disney's CEO, Iger confronted challenges in 2005, instigating a renaissance by prioritizing quality, embracing technology, and envisioning a global future. Over fourteen years, he elevated Disney's value fivefold, acquiring Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 21st Century Fox.

In this memoir, Iger shares essential leadership lessons from managing 200,000 employees, emphasizing optimism, courage, decisiveness, and fairness. Beyond corporate triumphs, the book delves into Iger's forty-five-year journey, emphasizing thoughtfulness, respect, and a decency-first approach. From his friendship with Steve Jobs to his love for Star Wars, Iger's narrative offers universal insights for aspiring leaders and anyone navigating professional and personal challenges, making "The Ride of a Lifetime" a compelling guide to authenticity and success.


About the Author

Robert Iger:
Robert Iger is chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company. He previously served as president and CEO, beginning in October 2005, and was president and COO from 2000 to 2005. Iger began his career at ABC in 1974, and as chairman of the ABC Group he oversaw the broadcast television network and station group and cable telvision properties, and guided the merger between Capital Cities/ABC and the Walt Disney Company. Iger officially joined the Disney senior management team in 1996 as chairman of the Disney-owned ABC Group and in 1999 was given the additional responsibility of president, Walt Disney International. In that role, Iger expanded Disney's presence outside of the United States, establishing the blueprint for the company's international growth today.