Chip Gaines, star of the Home & Garden television network (HGTV), shares his life experiences and illustrates how they helped him succeed by being fearless and trusting his gut instincts. Gaines brings his down-home common sense to the business world. He describes his mistakes as well as his achievements, and shows how those mistakes helped teach him how to reach his goals. He tells you how to transfer this thinking to any endeavor, encouraging you to pursue your dreams and find the passion in your work. His easy-to-read style – which includes handwritten pages – makes for a fun read, especially for fans of his reality show, Fixer Upper. What you might not know about Gaines: He has a strong religious faith and works references to his beliefs into a lot of the advice he gives.
In this summary, you will learn
- What Chip Gaines advises on approaching business decisions and life choices,
- What strategies will help you listen to your instincts and quell your fears, and
- How businesspeople and entrepreneurs can better balance work time with family time.
About the Author
Chip Gaines started Magnolia Home, Magnolia Market and Magnolia Realty with his wife, Joanna Gaines, with whom he co-starred on their HGTV show Fixer Upper.