Nothing To Lose Everthing To Gain: How I Went From Gang Member To Multimillionaire Entrepreneur by Ryan BlairNothing To Lose Everthing To Gain: How I Went From Gang Member To Multimillionaire Entrepreneur by Ryan Blair

Nothing To Lose Everthing To Gain: How I Went From Gang Member To Multimillionaire Entrepreneur

byRyan Blair, Yaeger Don With

Hardcover | August 9, 2011

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The incredible story of a gang member who became a multimillionaire CEO.

Ryan Blair's middle-class upbringing came to an abrupt end when his father succumbed to drug addiction and abandoned his family. Blair and his mother moved to a dangerous neighborhood, and soon he was in and out of juvenile detention, joining a gang just to survive. Then his mother fell in love with a successful entrepreneur who took Ryan under his wing. With his mentor's help, Blair turned himself into a wildly successful multimillionaire, starting and selling three companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

This book will inspire and guide people who are willing to do whatever necessary-hard work, long hours, sweat equity-to take their vision from paper to pavement. Blair gives readers a road map for successful entrepreneurship.
Ryan Blair is a self-made multimillionaire and serial entrepreneur. He established his first company, 24/7 Tech, when he was twenty-one years old and has since created and actively invested in multiple start-ups. As the CEO of ViSalus, Blair turned the company around during the 2009 recession and, in three years , took it from $600,000...
Title:Nothing To Lose Everthing To Gain: How I Went From Gang Member To Multimillionaire EntrepreneurFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.5 × 6.4 × 0.95 inPublished:August 9, 2011Publisher:PortfolioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1591844037

ISBN - 13:9781591844037


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing man! Amazing story! Ryan Blair's book is great!! He tells you what you need to do to go from any lifestyle to rich like he is!! Follow his know how and learn from one of the best!! A really easy read that is interesting and makes you want to help yourself live a better life!! He is an amazing person who wants to share his story so that others only benefit!! A must read for any person in any walk of life!!!
Date published: 2013-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book, great author I really appreciated reading this book, because the author is really open and honest about his CEO businesses experiences and it's a great book for young women & men who want to get back on the right track after making some mistakes in their young life. Kerby Noel
Date published: 2012-10-11

Editorial Reviews

“Ryan Blair’s story proves how success is a choice—and finding the right mentors can change your life and destiny. Devour this book and share it with someone young you love and mentor—today!”—David Bach, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Automatic Millionaire and founder of “Ryan is one of the most innovative and enthusiastic young men I’ve met. He is always one step ahead of others, which means there is much we all can learn from him.”—John Wooden, UCLA Hall of Fame head coach “I can think of no better person to offer advice on how to handle a ‘nothing to lose’ moment than Ryan Blair. He has absolutely made the most of those times in his life. Anyone who is considering tough career decisions needs to grab hold of his book and these lessons.”—Dale Brown, LSU Hall of Fame head coach “We all seek excuses to keep us from greatness. Ryan Blair takes your excuses and punches them in the mouth. This book grabbed me by my shirt collar, forced me into a chair, and wouldn’t let me up until I saw how it ended.”—Chris Brogan, coauthor of Trust Agents and The Impact Equation