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Building on Bedrock
What Sam Walton, Walt Disney, and Other Great Self-Made Entrepreneurs Can Teach Us About Building Valuable Companies

"Flat out, the best book on entrepreneurship I have ever read."
-Roger Martin, #1 Management Guru

"While hot startups get the headlines, 'bedrock' entrepreneurs build lasting businesses. Lidow charts a path."
-Brian O'Kelley, AppNexus founder and serial entrepreneur

“A back-to-basics guide for aspiring entrepreneurs by debunking the myths around what it takes to build and run a successful company. It’s not about astronomical tech valuations and millions in venture capital as Silicon Valley has led us to believe...” Fortune

Learn the who, what, when, where, how, how much, and why of successful entrepreneurs-whether you're a founder, co-founder, or investor.

The answers will surprise you.

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Meet Derek Lidow

Bestselling author Derek Lidow works with founders and students every day to help them find their greatest levels of success—sooner.

Derek is an accomplished CEO and innovator. He sold his last startup for $100 million. His novel approaches to research and analysis have improved companies as diverse as Samsung, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. And he has been tapped to inaugurate a campus-wide “design thinking” curriculum at Princeton. Today, Derek remains on a mission to empower founders and students to with the confidence and skills they need to succeed.

“Derek demystifies success.”
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