Let Me Save You 25 Years: Mistakes, Miracles, and Lessons from the Lovesac Story

Let Me Save You 25 Years: Mistakes, Miracles, and Lessons from the Lovesac Story

by Shawn D. Nelson
Let Me Save You 25 Years: Mistakes, Miracles, and Lessons from the Lovesac Story

Let Me Save You 25 Years: Mistakes, Miracles, and Lessons from the Lovesac Story

by Shawn D. Nelson


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A raucous and raw tale awaits within the pages of Shawn D. Nelson's part-memoir/part-business book, Let Me Save You 25 Years. As the Founder and CEO of Lovesac, Nelson unveils a magnificent and unvarnished account of his entrepreneurial journey spanning a quarter-century. With unapologetic honesty, he shares both triumphant victories and humbling defeats, painting a vivid and authentic picture of the entrepreneurial rollercoaster. From its humble beginnings as a college side gig through to its IPO and beyond, the Lovesac saga unfolds quickly through 25 gripping micro-chapters, each accompanied by a nugget of hard-earned wisdom.

These 25 key lessons, born from sweat, tears, and relentless determination, offer invaluable insights for success not only in business but in life as well. The narrative traces the path from those early days to the pinnacle of achievement—going public on the NASDAQ stock exchange—while imparting practical guidance for aspiring achievers in any field." Let Me Save You 25 Years isn't just a book; it's a mentor, a guide, and a source of inspiration for anyone with the ambition to carve their own legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798887503523
Publisher: Advantage Media Group, Inc.
Publication date: 01/02/2024
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 402,101
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

SHAWN D. NELSON is the founder and CEO of The Lovesac Company (NASDAQ: LOVE), which he founded in 1998 originally in Salt Lake City, Utah. He holds a BA from the University of Utah in Mandarin Chinese and a Master’s in Strategic Design and Management from Parsons, The New School for Design in New York City, where he later became an instructor. He is an avid reader, musician, outdoorsman, and outspoken ambassador for sustainability and the “Buy It For Life” movement. Shawn lives in St. George, Utah, with his wife, Tiffany, and has four children: Lucky, Duke, Pepper, and Valentine. Scan the QR code below to follow Shawn everywhere on social media, listen to his podcast, and learn more about him and Lovesac.

Table of Contents

1 The First Just Do Something
2 The Name Just Do the Next Thing
3 The Lawn Be Willing to Sweep Floors
4 The Fifty You Never Know Until You Ask
5 The Client Be What You Will Be, Not What You Are
6 The Fabric Be an Insatiable Learner
7 The Mill Push Yourself Out of the Nest
8 The Haybuster There is Always a Way
9 The Semi Grit is Half the Game
10 The Mall Keep One Hand on the Now & One on the Next
11 The Move Work in the Seams and Cracks
12 The Mayhem Play Along the Way
13 The Million Make Your Own Luck
14 The Sofa Mind the Experts
15 The Sactional It’s Your Fault
16 The Bankrupcty Quit or Keep Going
17 The Restart Embrace Uncertainty
18 The Bus Talk Big, Work Small
19 The Grind Everything Else is Dust
20 The Showroom Hire Better Than You and Let Them Own It
21 The Philosophy Know Yourself and Know Your Purpose
22 The Brink Stay Cool and Be Kind
23 The IPO We Can All Win Together
24 The Technology Pair Stubborness with Confident Humility
25 The Future Maintain Top Ambition with Infinite Patience

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

“Let Me Save You 25 Years is a highly entertaining read filled with valuable lessons for anyone starting a business.”
— Sir Richard Branson,
Founder of the Virgin Group

“Full of roll-up-your-sleeves advice and infectious optimism, Shawn Nelson’s story and wisdom proves it’s never the wrong time to start pursuing your purpose.”
—Daniel H. Pink
#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Regret, Drive, and To Sell Is Human

“Shawn and I met while crossing between two hot air balloons 10,000 feet in the air. That pretty accurately describes what owning your own business is truly like… terrifying, risky and not for the faint of heart! In Let me Save You 25 Years, Shawn really captures the essence of what it takes to be an entrepreneur in a uniquely candid way.”
— Sara Blakely,
Founder & Inventor, Spanx

“I’ve known Shawn since my Utah Days in 2003. He is a leader and a winner. If you are winner, this is you're kind of book”
—Coach Urban Meyer

Let Me Save You 25 Years is a valuable read filled with lessons that are gold! A confidence builder for any entrepreneur who worries that they are the only one who has had to push through challenges on the road to success. Shawn Nelson does a brilliant job of showing us all how important it is to live each day with an undaunted mindset and push forward.”
— Kara Goldin,
Founder and Former CEO, Hint Inc.;
Author of WSJ Bestseller Undaunted;
Host of The Kara Goldin Show

“I think this is a great book because Shawn’s a Mavs season ticket holder!”
— Mark Cuban,
Owner, Dallas Mavericks

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