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With Zoom, Fortune magazine extends one of its most successful franchises, 40 Under 40, to bring you original insight on the best-kept secrets of top entrepreneurs, business leaders, and rising tech stars. Discover how Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh built a uniquely attractive corporate culture, how Under Armour founder Kevin Plank took on Nike, and what Marissa Mayer told herself before leaping from a safe post at Google to the high-risk top job at Yahoo. Zoom features the fascinating profiles of these and other young innovators and provides readers with tips to fast-track their own career success.
Additional contributors include: Omar Akhtar; Katie Benner; Ryan Bradley; Erika Fry; Miguel Helft; Michal Lev-Ram; Pattie Sellers; Anne VanderMey; and Kurt Wagner.
Praise for Zoom:
"Zoom shocases dozens of today's brightest young business stars... An entertaining and accessible read."
- Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman, LinkedIn; co-author, The Start-Up of You
"Make way, Boomers - here come the Zoomers... A smart and lively book."
- Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell is Human and Drive
"Compelling profiles of young innovators, entrepreneurs, and business leaders... It is also a fascinating read!"
- Tory Burch, CEO, Tory Burch LLC
"Zoom is chock-full of inspirational stories... Fortune 500 leaders will benefit enormously by applying the lessons in this book."
- Jim Stengel, former CMO of Procter & Gamble; author of Grow
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About the Author
FORTUNE is a global leader in business journalism with a domestic print and tablet circulation of over 845,000 and a global readership of nearly 5 million, which include major franchises such as the FORTUNE 500 and the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Table of Contents
Foreword Marc Andreessen 11
Introduction Leigh Gallagher 15
Chapter 1 Challenge Goliath Kevin Plank Katrina Markoff John Janick 23
Chapter 2 Get In Over Your Head Marissa Mayer Elon Musk Meredith Whitney 45
Chapter 3 Start a Cult Tony Hsieh Larry Page Sergey Brin Eric Ryan Adam Lowry 65
Chapter 4 Follow Your First Love David Chang Kevin Feige Seth MacFarlane 89
Chapter 5 Find a Problem Jennifer Hyman Jennifer Fleiss Perry Chen Yancey Strickler Charles Adler Brian Chesky 109
Chapter 6 Do One Thing Well Jess Lee Kevin Systrom Biz Stone Ev Williams 131
Chapter 7 Stand by Your Company Dolf Van Den Brink Rob Goldstein Aditya Mittal 155
Chapter 8 Think of Others Scott Harrison Ben Rattray Blake Mycoskie 177
Chapter 9 Bounce Back Hosain Rahman Boaz Weinstein Lebron James 203
In Their Own Words: Tips and Advice From Zoomers 225
Appendix: Where Are They Now? The 40 Under 40 Class Lists 251