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Rockefeller Lord of Oil

Martin Hedges

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John D. Rockefeller was one of the greatest tycoons who ever lived.Rockefeller rose from humble beginnings as a bookkeeper to control Standard Oil, a business that in the early part of the twentieth-century dominated the American oil industry.ButMoreJohn D. Rockefeller was one of the greatest tycoons who ever lived.Rockefeller rose from humble beginnings as a bookkeeper to control Standard Oil, a business that in the early part of the twentieth-century dominated the American oil industry.But what made the man?What was the secret of his success?And how did Standard Oil achieve such a position of dominance?In this concise, insightful biography, Martin Hedges identifies the turning points in Rockefeller’s life which through shrewd decision or pure luck allowed him to rise to the top.Written for a business audience, Hedges pinpoints the key ingredients of Rockefellers success - and draws the lessons from his career that apply to entrepreneurs and business executives today.Rockefeller: Lord of Oil is essential reading for anyone who wants to learn how to build a great company.Martin Hedges is a journalist and author.Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent publisher of digital books.