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Against the Odds By James Dyson

Against the Odds by James Dyson

Condition - Very Good
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In an industry where the term "latest technology" usually implies nothing more than re-styling, new colour and perhaps a retractable cord, James Dyson's creations have taken the market by storm. This is the rags-to-riches story of an inventor whose unswerving optimism brought him [success.

Against the Odds Summary

Against the Odds: An Autobiography by James Dyson

How did a maverick English inventor manage to design, market and make money from his own invention, toppling market leaders in the process? This inspirational autobiography tells the remarkable story behind James Dyson and his most successful invention to date the Dual Cyclone. This revolutionary (bagless) vacuum cleaner has taken the market by storm, but not without years of personal struggle and crises for its inventor. Faced with little or no support at every turn, Dyson's extraordinary story shows how his unswerving optimism and self-belief has brought him spectacular success.

About James Dyson

James Dyson is an inventor and the founder of Dyson Appliances. He invented the Dual Cyclone, the country's biggest selling vacuum cleaner. He is also a board member of the Design Council.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction 1.Swallows and amazons, sand dunes and bassoons 2.Learning to dream 3.The fastest piece of plywood in the world 4.Improving on the wheel 5.Betrayal over a ball 6.It really was no miracle, what happened was just this... 7.Inside the cyclone 8.In the land of the blind... 9.Double vision 10.Have you got a licence for that? 11.Short chapter, big deal 12.We ruv G-Force! - Japan to the rescue 13.Alien invasion? 14.Freedom! 15.The Dyson Dual Cyclone 16.A little more luddism 17.This week's highest new entry... 18.Say goodbye to the bag 19.Genetic enginerring 20.Coals to Japan? 21.A new philosophy of business 22.Coming to America Index

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Against the Odds: An Autobiography by James Dyson
Used - Very Good
Cengage Learning, Inc
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