Blake Mycoskie





Blake Mycoskie


Born
in Arlington, Texas, The United States
August 26, 1976


Blake Mycoskie is the founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS Shoes.Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, and the person behind the idea of One for One, a business model to help a person in need with every product purchased. A simple idea has grown into a global movement: TOMS Shoes has provided over 35 million pairs of shoes to children since 2006, and TOMS Eyewear has restored sight to over 250,000 since launching in 2011. In 2014, TOMS Roasting Company was founded with the mission to provide clean water to developing communities with the purchase of premium coffee.

TOMS humble beginnings happened unintentionally. While traveling in Argentina in 2006, Blake witnessed the hardships faced by children growing up without sho
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Just last Spring, Cassie Recker prepared to graduate from the University of Indiana by searching high and low, on land, by phone and on the many, many, many paths laid before her online for something of purpose to pursue after college.


President of the TOMS Campus Club at Indiana University, Cassie committed herself to spreading the word about movements, organizations, companies and campaigns th...

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Average rating: 4.06 · 5,988 ratings · 725 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Start Something That Matters

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“One day, when I own a house, I'll keep a library full of books. Books are different from other possessions-they're more like friends.”
Blake Mycoskie, Start Something That Matters

“The most important things are actually the easiest to obtain: great friends, good food, and a decent bottle of wine.”
Blake Mycoskie

“When you have a memorable story about who you are and what your mission is, your success no longer depends on how experienced you are or how many degrees you have or who you know. A good story transcends boundaries, breaks barriers, and opens doors. It is a key not only to starting a business but also to clarifying your own personal identity and choices.”
Blake Mycoskie, Start Something That Matters

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