Unlikely Destinations: The Lonely Planet StoryPaperback - 01 May 2007
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Publisher: Periplus Editions
Age Range: NA - NA years
Grade Level: NA - NA
Paperback: 374 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 19.81 x 13.21 x 2.54 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.43 KgPeriplus Bestseller Rank:
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This book is full of the experiences of Tony and Maureen Wheeler, from the brief background of their respective families, their first meeting, until their struggle to establish and develop a company named Lonely Planet.
In the early years of Lonely Planet, Tony and Maureen Wheeler were financially constrained, but because of their love for the world of traveling, they continued to struggle to maintain this company. There is a lesson that can be learned from their struggle, that in order to be successful in business, a person must have a love for the business field, and not merely pursue instant financial profits.
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