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Author Taylor, Bob, 1955-

Title Guitar lessons : a life's journey turning passion into business / Bob Taylor.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 230 pages, [16] leaves of color plates) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Summary "The inside story of the founding and growth of Taylor Guitars, one of the world's most successful guitar manufacturers Bob Taylor mixes the details of his experience as a tradesman and cofounder of Taylor Guitars, a world-famous acoustic and electric guitar manufacturer, with philosophical life lessons that have practical application for building a business. From the "a-ha" moment in junior high school that inspired his very first guitar, Taylor has been living the American dream, crafting quality products with his own hands and building a successful, sustainable business. In Guitar Lessons, he shares the values that he lives by and that have provided the foundation for the company's success. Be inspired by a story of guts and gumption, an unwavering commitment to quality, and the hard lessons that made Taylor Guitars the company it is today"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Contents Guitar Lessons: A Life's Journey Turning Passion Into Business; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Rust Never Sleeps; Chapter 1: Life's Little Lessons; How'd You Know?; Get in Line; Chapter 2: My Very First Guitar; Whatever it Takes to Get the Job Done; Music and Shop Class; It's a Family Affair; Chapter 3: Inspiration; Trust and Respect; Chapter 4: The American Dream; Developing My Craft; 10,000 and a Dream; Chapter 5: On Our Own; Planning for the Future; Where Plan and Execution Meet; Chapter 6: Early Successes and Early Failures; Finishing What We Started; New Opportunities.
Subject Taylor, Bob, 1955-
Taylor Guitars (Firm)
Taylor, Bob, 1955- (OCoLC)fst01615538
Taylor Guitars (Firm) (OCoLC)fst01615535
Guitar makers -- United States -- Biography.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Entrepreneurship.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians.
MUSIC -- Musical Instruments -- Guitar.
MUSIC -- Printed Music -- Guitar & Fretted Instruments.
Guitar makers. (OCoLC)fst00949190
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Other Form: Print version: Taylor, Bob, 1955- Guitar lessons. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011 (DLC) 2010049426
ISBN 9781118038666 (electronic bk.)
1118038665 (electronic bk.)
9781118038680 (electronic bk.)
1118038681 (electronic bk.)
9780470937877 (hardback)
Standard No. AU@ 000053265918
DEBSZ 423206060

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