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My Life and Work

Narrated by: Traber Burns
Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
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The book that has inspired entrepreneurs for generations, not only is My Life and Work by Henry Ford a memoir of an American icon but it also shows the spirit that built America. Written in 1922, this work provides a unique insight into the observations, ideas, and problem-solving skills of this remarkable man.

Public Domain (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • mike
  • 29-09-2019

buy the paper book instead

it's an interesting historical book. word explains his ideas about how factories should work and how to correctly use labor and money to build a business. If it was not for the humanity of the workers at his ideas would probably work well. I was told that he is a racist and was not offended in this book.

The narrator is impossible to listen to. I think he's trying to do some kind of character actor but he's essentially yelling at the listener and its very wearing after a time

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 28-02-2019

Surprising. The man is incapable of fluff.

I wasn't expecting a philosophy book. No preamble. No foreplay. No lube. No time for screwing around. Should be called "My Work and Work."

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-02-2018

Henry Ford’s thoughts And philosophy

Great book, inspiring and it was written in 1922. Most of the things he says apply today!

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  • Everett E. Morris
  • 21-12-2019

A must read for anyone

This book has excellent points; for those in any profession at any pay rate. it also has awesome historical notes that are in the interest for any automotive historian.

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  • smoke
  • 14-11-2019

Classic Ford!

This embodies Henry Ford to a T!
Only thing missing was some photos or videos to supply visual aid.

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  • Mayur
  • 11-11-2019

True Service always yields Prosperity.

Must read it you want to start business. Or even you don't, read this piece of wisdom.
Basic principles of honest business have no reason to fail no matter what the product is.

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  • Charles Daniel Barry
  • 27-08-2019

An exceptional book!

This is an exceptional book. This is my second time listening to it and I have thoroughly enjoyed it both times. The ending especially stuck out to me and really encapsulated a lot of the beliefs in the book.

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  • The Hagen
  • 25-06-2019

Grandfather of LEAN

Ford was a revolutionary that was much more than just an “assembly line”. Great work.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-06-2019

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loved it. if our bankers and businesses men follow these principles the world will be a greater place .

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  • Roger Lindström
  • 17-05-2019

So much wisdom in one book

A very good book with many sound ideas! I highly recommend this book to anyone