Copy This!: Book summary and reviews of Copy This! by Paul Orfalea with Ann M

Copy This!

Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turmed a Bright Idea into One of America's Best Companies

By Paul Orfalea with Ann M

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  • Published in USA  Aug 2005,
    248 pages.

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A charismatic, heart-warming business memoir that's filled with life lessons on overcoming obstacles, Copy This! is a book for every business owner looking to grow a company, every manager helping his team perform, every visionary trying to launch a new idea - and for every mother and father of a child suffering from dyslexia or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Because Copy This! is the story of how Paul Orfalea opened a small copy shop called Kinko's in 1970 and turned it into a $2 billion-a-year company, while barely being able to read, write, or sit still through a business meeting.

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A 'candid, conversational account of his entrepreneurial rise....Orfalea's exuberant and irreverent attitude - he freely admits to cheating in school and relying on others to get him through college - will entertain many readers, and his sanguine acceptance of his dyslexia will inspire many others.' - PW.

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