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Everything I Know about Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead

The Ten Most Innovative Lessons from a Long, Strange Trip

Everything I Know about Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead( )
Author: Barnes, Barry
Foreword by: Barlow, John Perry
ISBN:978-0-446-58380-0
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:Grand Central Publishing
Imprint:Business Plus
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

The Grateful Dead, one of the most popular bands of all time, still enjoys incredible relevance to this day. But let's admit it, they weren't exactly poster boys for corporate America. Or were they? For an extraordinary 30 years, the Dead improvised a business plan-all while making huge profits and pioneering practices subsequently embraced by the business world. Now, business professor and lifelong Deadhead Barry Barnes shares the 10 most innovative business lessons from the band's...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Personal Success
Computers / Web / Social Media
Business & Economics / Strategic Planning
Music / Genres & Styles / Rock
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.48 Pounds
Author Biography
Barnes, Barry (Author)
John Perry Barlow was born on a ranch near Pinedale, Wyoming on October 3, 1947. He received a bachelor's degree in comparative religion from Wesleyan University in 1969. He joined the Grateful Dead as a nonresident lyricist in the early 1970s. He contributed to about 30 Grateful Dead songs including Estimated Prophet, Cassidy, The Music Never Stopped, Mexicali Blues, and Hell in a Bucket.

In 1972, after his father's death, he returned to Wyoming to manage the family's ranch and remained there for almost 20 years. He became a leading defender of an unfettered internet. He championed the right to speak freely on the web and the right to know all the information that it offers. He founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, both in San Francisco. His memoir, Mother American Night: My Life in Crazy Times written with Robert Greenfield, was published in 2018. He died on February 7, 2018 at the age of 70.

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