In his new book, “The Ride of a Lifetime,” Robert Iger reflects on the lessons he learned during his 15 years as CEO of The Walt Disney Company. He offers candid insights into what it takes to lead a successful organization, shares stories about the biggest challenges he faced and provides advice for aspiring business leaders.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for aspiring business leaders who want to learn what it takes to be successful. Bob Iger shares his insights into what it took to lead The Walt Disney Company and offers advice on how others can achieve success in their own businesses.
- Iger is brutally honest in his assessment of what worked and what didn’t during his tenure as CEO of Disney
- The book offers great insights for anyone who wants to run a large organization
- Iger has a wealth of experience and knowledge that he shares generously throughout the book
- The author recycles stories and lessons from his previous book, “The Times of My Life.”
- There is little new information in this book for readers who are already familiar with Iger’s career.
- Many sections of the book feel like a self-promotional puff piece.
Learn more about the author
Robert A. Iger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company. He has been a director of the company since October 2005 and became chairman in March 2015. Mr. Iger was named president and chief operating officer (COO) in 2000, assuming full responsibility for all operations of the company worldwide. In February 2005, he was named co-chairman of The Walt Disney Company with George J. Mitchell.
“The Ride of a Lifetime is an excellent book about business, leadership and life. Robert Iger provides readers with tremendous insights into what it takes to be a successful CEO and leader. This book is highly recommended for anyone interested in either business or leadership.”
“In his new book, The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Robert Iger reflects on the lessons he learned during his 15 years as CEO of The Walt Disney Company. He offers candid insights into what it takes to lead a successful organization, shares stories about the biggest challenges he faced and provides advice for aspiring business leaders. This is an essential read for any business professional looking to learn from one of the most successful CEOs in history.”
“If you’re looking for inspiration, wisdom or just a good read from a business leader who has been there and done that, then Robert Iger’s new book is definitely worth your time.”
“This book provides valuable insights into one of the most successful CEOs in recent memory. If you’re looking to learn from a leader who consistently outperforms his peers, then this is a must-read.”