The Resource Barefoot to billionaire : reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer, Jon M. Huntsman, Sr, (ebook)

Barefoot to billionaire : reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer, Jon M. Huntsman, Sr, (ebook)

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Barefoot to billionaire : reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer
Title
Barefoot to billionaire
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reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer
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Jon M. Huntsman, Sr
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eng
Summary
The company he founded in 1970, the Huntsman Corporation, is now one of the largest petrochemical manufacturers in the world, employing more than 12,000 people and generating over $10 billion in revenue each year. Success in business, though, has always been a means to an end-never an end in itself. In Barefoot to Billionaire, Huntsman revisits the key moments in his life that shaped his view of faith, family, service, and the responsibility that comes with wealth. He writes candidly about his brief tenure in the Nixon administration, which preceded the Watergate scandal but still left a deep impression on him about the abuse of power and the significance of personal respect and integrity. He also opens up about his faith and prominent membership in the Church Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. But most importantly, Huntsman reveals the rationale behind his commitment to give away his entire fortune before his death. In 1995, Huntsman and his wife Karen founded the Huntsman Cancer Institute and have since dedicated more than a billion dollars of their personal funds to the fight for a cure. They don't plan to stop giving until the battle is won. In this increasingly materialistic world, Barefoot to Billionaire is a refreshing reminder of the enduring power of traditional values
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Huntsman, Jon M
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973.924092
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non fiction
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  • Huntsman, Jon M
  • Businessmen
  • Billionaires
  • Philanthropists
  • Cancer
  • Politicians
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • Mormons
  • Huntsman, Jon M.
  • Conduct of life
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adult
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Barefoot to billionaire : reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer, Jon M. Huntsman, Sr, (ebook)
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9781468311457
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MWT12300075
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Barefoot to billionaire : reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer, Jon M. Huntsman, Sr, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781468311457
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12300075
Specific material designation
remote
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12300075
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MWT12300075
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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