My Life and Work

My Life and Work

Henry Ford was one of the most successful businessmen ever. He is a bit of an icon in the business world and rightfully so. He went from not having a whole lot, except for a lot of ambition, to building an empire. He also changed the way the business world worked, proving he was a true all-around innovator as well. My Life and Work is an autobiographic account of his life and work and provides a fascinating read filled with important nuggets of information.

Sharing a wide variety of information, his anecdotes will inspire you to do better in your own business. He demonstrates that rather than being motivated by pure profit he took a business approach that benefited society and his laborers, and even the company gained as a result. His business mind is impressive and thought-provoking.

Covering many aspects of his business and personal life in this book you will learn about his humble beginnings as well as how he took Ford from the beginning through his end. He recounts how he started his business, his strategies for success, and more. You will learn about his management philosophy, how he felt about labor unions, how the industry progressed, and even his thoughts on charity.

This is a great read for every person who runs a business. It is provides insight into one of the greatest business minds, giving you an idea of what made him tick and motivated his actions. Every one of us can learn a great deal from reading this book, which will inspire you to re-think your own business and what you can do to make improvements. This book should be on every business leader’s reading list.

Worked at Burleson Orthodontics. Attended University of Missouri–Kansas City. Lives in Kansas City, Missouri.