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The Ride of a Lifetime. Doing Business the Orange County Choppers Way. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2330743
  • Book
  • April 2010
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Tough, smart business advice from the star of the hit TLC reality show "American Chopper"

Now in paperback, The Ride of a Lifetime elucidates the business principles that have made Paul Teutul Sr. and Orange County Choppers a household name. Paul's smart, commonsense business wisdom works for businesses both big and small in any industry. Here, he shows you firsthand how he built a uniquely successful business by working hard and demanding it from others; encouraging and embracing unfettered creativity; establishing well-defined roles for every team member and demanding they support each other; and using honest conflict and confrontation to solve problems and constantly innovate.

Paul and his sons build the best one-of-a-kind choppers in the world with unrivaled passion, creativity, and honesty. The Ride of a Lifetime shows you how they do it.

  • Offers an inside look at the business practices that built Orange County Choppers into a massively successful business
  • Reveals a different side to the OCC family patriarch
  • Full of practical, real world business principles that lead to unlimited success for any business

The Ride of a Lifetime is a smart, tough-as-nails guide to business success that every entrepreneur should read.

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Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1: Choices 1

Chapter 2: No Thanks, Pardner 13

Chapter 3: Passion 27

Chapter 4: Welcome Change 39

Chapter 5: Building a Reputation 51

Chapter 6: Stay Organized 67

Chapter 7: Hire Good People 81

Chapter 8: Learn to Trust Others 93

Chapter 9: Take Care of Your Employees 105

Chapter 10: All in the Family 113

Chapter 11: Learn from Your Mistakes 125

Chapter 12: Giving Back 139

Chapter 13: Never Sell Out 153

Chapter 14: Always Follow Your Dreams 163

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Paul Teutul
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