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    DescriptionIn A Curious Discovery, media titan John Hendricks tells the remarkable story of building one of the most successful media empires in the world, Discovery Communications. John Hendricks, a well-respected corporate leader and brand builder, reveals that his professional achievements would not have been possible without one crucial quality that has informed his life since childhood: curiosity. This entrepreneur's story takes you behind the scenes of some of the network's most popular shows and greatest successes, and imparts crucial lessons from the network's setbacks. With insights, anecdotes, photographs, and real-world wisdom, A Curious Discovery is more than a powerful autobiography and corporate history: It also a valuable primer for business innovators and entrepreneurs.


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    Title
    A Curious Discovery
    Subtitle
    An Entrepreneur's Story
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John S. Hendricks
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062128553
    ISBN 10: 0062128558
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17820
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KNTD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.8
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: BGB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PER010000
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A34364042
    BISAC V2.8: BIO003000
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    DC22: 384.55/5065092
    DC23: 384.5550650902
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HC102.5.H46 A3 2013
    Thema V1.0: KNT, DNBB
    Illustrations note
    black & white halftones
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperBusiness
    Publication date
    07 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    John S. Hendricks is the founder of Discovery Communications, the world's number one nonfiction media company, and serves as chairman of the Board of Directors. Hendricks has been the driving force behind the company's dramatic growth, including the expansion of Discovery Communications from its core property, Discovery Channel, to current global operations in more than 215 countries with 150 networks, among them TLC, Animal Planet, and Science. He lives in Maryland.
    Review quote
    "John Hendricks' story is quintessentially American, and yet he ended up bringing to millions the diversity and excitement of the world. In A CURIOUS DISCOVERY he tells a terrific story rooted in the 20th Century but exploding into the 21st." -- Robert Redford "A CURIOUS DISCOVERY is a fascinating look at our ever-evolving media landscape and a practical guide for purpose-driven, made-in-America prosperity." -- Bill Clinton