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Raising the Bar kindle ¹ The Story of Clif Bar & Co ¾ hannahredhead ☆ In April of 2000 Gary Erickson turned down a 120 million offer to buy his thriving company Today instead of taking it easy for the rest of his life and enjoying a luxurious retirement he's working harder than ever Why would A business over the long haul and living responsibly in your community and on the earth Raising the Bar chronicles Clif Bar's ascent from a homemade energy bar to a 100 million phenomenon with an estimated 35 million consumers and a company hailed by Inc magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US four years in a row The book is filled with compelling personal stories from Erickson's life trekking in the Himalayan mountains riding his bicycle over roadless European mountain passes climbing in the Sierra Nevada range as Gary Erickson has a fantastic story and great advice for people who want to be a leader business owner or adventurist This book started out REALLY strong His experiences will keep you turning the page until he stops talking about them in the second half of the book and starts only talking about Clif Bar the company The second half of the book drags a little and becomes extremely repetitive However Clif Bar's story is remarkable and Erickson's adventures are inspiring I would recommend to anyone who likes Clif Bar biking adventure or is interested in starting a business

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In April of 2000 Gary Erickson turned down a 120 million offer to buy his thriving company Today instead of taking it easy for the rest of his life and enjoying a luxurious retirement he's working harder than ever Why would any sane person pass up the financial opportunity of a lifetime? Raising the Bar tells the amazing story of Clif Bar's Gary Erickson and shows that some things are important than money Gary Erickson and coauthor Lois Lorentzen tell the unusual and inspiring story about following your passion the freedom to create sustaining Had a nice time at the Clif Family Harvest Festival in St Helena In response to the nice event which was attended by Mr Clif Gary Erickson I am now reading his book entitled Raising The Bar on my KindleRating Synopsys4 of 5 stars because the content bogs down in the last uarter of the book relying heavily on semi interesting Clif programs and statsGreat great beginning Told in honest and direct language describing how Clif came about supported by interesting stories of hiking and biking adventures all over the world Inspirational on a couple of levels From a business point of view the lessons and guidelines developed from the authorfounder's personal experience and mistakes The use of real analogies make this information easy to relate to and rememberNot interested in 'business'? Read it anyway Just for the stories of hikes and bike adventures It will inspire you to take the white roadNot sure about your business idea? Read it Then read Guy Kawasaki's Reality Check for further how to It will help you greatly by telling you what to do and importantly what NOT to doSo there you go

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Raising the Bar Integrity and Passion in Life and Business The Story of Clif Bar & Co Inspiration for his philosophy of business Throughout the book Erickson a competitive cyclist jazz musician world traveler mountain climber wilderness guide and entrepreneur convinces us that sustaining one's employees community and environment is good businessIf you are a manager executive business owner or board member Raising the Bar is your personal guide to corporate integrity If you are a sports enthusiast environmentalist adventure lover intrigued by a uniue corporate culture or just interested in a good story Raising the Bar is for you It took me a long time to read but it was a great book It's an inspiring book on how to create a culture in business or even outside of business And I connected with this book with Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull and how they run their businesses I have started my own business and this book helped me with things that might happen to our company And how to think long term from running a public vs a private business I eat Clif Bars intentionally because of this book