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Pizza Tiger

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  35 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The founder of Domino's Pizza, self-made multimillionaire Tom Monaghan, owner of the Detroit Tigers and amateur disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, reveals through his life story the personal qualities and business practices that have made him "the Entrepreneurial Hero of the 1980s" (Inc. Magazine). 8 pages of black-and-white photographs.
Hardcover, 346 pages
Published November 12th 1986 by Random House
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Patrick
Jul 24, 2007 Patrick rated it liked it
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I usually don't like or trust autobiographies or memoirs, but this was pretty good. If you're a stuggling entrepreneur, then the chapters where Monaghan describes his challenging years are well worth your time. Pretty amazing Domino's is still around and healthy after some of the mistakes Monaghan made.

As is usually the case with these types of books, once he becomes successful it gets a lot less interesting, especially when the author/subject gets all preachy about his special interests and why
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Brian
Jul 04, 2014 Brian rated it really liked it
Pizza Tiger is the autobiography of Domino’s Pizza and Detroit Tiger’s owner Tom Monaghan. This book details the early years of dominoes up until the purchase of the Detroit Tigers. Much of this book deals with the early failures of the Domino’s Pizza Company and the struggle to make it profitable. As you read through the pages you will find it amazing that Domino's even made it at all. The early years both through the bad partnerships, the struggles of becoming known as a pizza only take out pl ...more
Christopher Lewis Kozoriz
Written by the founder of Domino's Pizza. I found this book very inspiring. Tom Monaghan shares with his readers candidly about his struggles and successes in building Domino's Pizza. I highly recommend it!
Paul Cookson
Jan 08, 2014 Paul Cookson rated it it was amazing
GREAT STORY. Tom has perseverance. Teaches you to never give up.
David E
The founder of "Domino'w Pizza" (Tom Monaghn) is the author. While the story of Domino's is exciting and held my attention, the book - in spots - has a textbook feel. If someone either reading the book or haa read this book, they should grasp a few tools for building a successful business. The author is a leader in business and was clearly motivated to grow his business and to come up with new ideas to do so. I found that Tom is very resourceful and is able to dig himself out when he falls into ...more
Jon Penny
Jun 28, 2014 Jon Penny rated it really liked it
If you're an entrepreneur, this may be a 5 star book. Otherwise, perhaps a 3. Depends on what you're looking for.
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