In “Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle, ” Daymond John (Founder and CEO) gets to the heart of his unlikely run . In the end, it all comes down to power, only here I’m not just talking about the power to buy and sell, or to hire and fire, or to beat on someone. Daymond John was inexperienced. He was uneducated. With no formal business training to speak of, he was just a hustler from Hollis with a.

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Linda rated it really liked it Oct 28, Costume design — History. With the sewing skills he had learned from his mother, Daymond started making the hats for himself and his friends. This novel by John was a decent read. Apr 25, J.

But overall a good read. Don Miller rated it it was amazing Dec 03, How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle, Daymond John Founder and CEO gets to the heart of his unlikely run to the top of the fashion world, and shines compelling light on what it takes to succeed—from the dizzying street corners of his old neighborhood to the dazzling corner offices of corporate America—and what it takes to harness and display the power that resides in us all.

John takes us on the journey to build one of the world’s largest hip hop brands but you get a lesson in life and business along the way. We somehow managed to build FUBU into a lifestyle brand, a line that seemed to symbolize a certain kind of success, a certain way of expressing yourself, John writes.

Display of Power: How Fubu Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle

I wish the he shared more information about his time after succeeding and how his life has evolved. Description Daymond John was inexperienced. Daymond John lays it all out on the line–his secrets to success, his triumphs, and his utter failures–to show what it takes to harness and display the power that resides in us all.


Open Preview See a Problem? Wish he covered more of the challenges of first starting up FUBU, not just the financial aspect. If you want to own your own business, or if you’re a veteran executive who wants to know the mindset of this changing world, Dayomnd walks you through in Display of Power.

Display of Power : How Fubu Changed A World of Fashion, Branding, and Lifestyle

So far nice reading. I love his ingenuity and determination, also his mom’s resourcefulness; clearly he gets a LOT of his hoodspa from her. Informative and well-written, and less self-congratulatory than its title daykond suggest, this is a worthwhile read for aspiring businessmen, fashionistas and laymen alike.

Donald rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Millions of viewers tune into the show as Daymond demonstrates his marketing prowess and entrepreneurial insights.

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Daymond John’s story is an inspiration to businessmen and women worldwide. Realizing this need in the marketplace, Daymond created the untapped urban apparel space and laid the groundwork for other companies to compete in this newly established market. May 24, Michelle rated it liked it. Ema Jones rated it really liked it Mar 07, Lists with This Book. Costume design — United States — History.

It is a little different but the plot and characters will get you interested in the book. His book, Display of Powerchronicles his rise to power and fame, and strives to inspire other young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams. John has a compelling journey, and I appreciate his efforts to remain true to himself and jon brand. Return to Book Page. The brand’s success reaches across the globe to more then 60 countries.


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Media Display of Power. Loved the fact that the book was written in such a way that I actually felt as if John was speaking to me in his own voice and not in some sanitized tone that a faceless publisher wanted in order to make the story more palatable. Want to Read saving…. With an Jobn account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

Thank you for using the catalog. Born of humble means in Queens, New York, John has gone on to build a multimillion-dollar business and develop himself as a celebrity icon. Make this your default list.

Feb 17, Bob Sorrell rated it really liked it. Oct 21, Latasha Curtis rated it it was amazing. It’s a lesson on how to overcome obstacles in life and how to unleash your latent talents to make your dreams come true. Business advice is speckled throughout the text, drawn from such disparate places as the kitchen of Red Lobster demonstrating the importance of small increments in pricing daymobd the top of Trump Towers the importance of branding.

There was an error while adding the following items. The rest was history. With worldwide daymoond, the FUBU brand is an international symbol of empowerment and success, standing as a blueprint for young business people looking to chart their own course.