Start Up: The Life and Lessons of a Serial Entrepreneur
In this compelling, first-person account of his life as a “serial entrepreneur,” Wakaya Perfection founder David Gilmour shares the experiences that helped him create success after success, and the fascinating life stories that helped shape the man behind them.
Newly updated, Start Up provides an insider account of how Gilmour founded a diversity of businesses, including a global hotel chain, the world’s most profitable gold-mining company, the iconic FIJI Water brand, the exclusive and pristine Wakaya Club island resort, and more.
From early ventures like Dansk Design and the iconic Clairtone Sound Corporation to the ideas and ideals behind his newest venture, Wakaya Perfection, Gilmour shares intimate stories of business and risk, family and friends, triumph and tragedy. If you believe in the power and potential of the entrepreneurial spirit — and the human spirit itself — this book is for you.
Written in beautiful literary style, one of our era’s most intriguing and successful entrepreneurs shares engaging anecdotes and keen insights as he chronicles the experiences, relationships and conversations behind the endeavors that have brought him and so many others success, happiness and personal fulfillment.
“There are no born entrepreneurs. They are born of life's experiences” – David H. Gilmour.