Rock Bottom to Rock Star

  • by Ryan Blair
  • Narrated by Ryan Blair
  • 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Can you remember that one time you got recognized or someone thanked you for your contribution to their life? You were a rock star, even for just one second. This book isn't about a charmed path to success or some untouchable fairy tale that nobody can relate to - this is about going from rock bottom to rock star, something that everybody can relate to.
In his first book, Blair shared the brutally honest story of how he went from an at-risk youth sleeping on a mattress on the floor of a shack to a self-made multimillionaire by his early 20s. As his story became a national sensation, fans started asking him how they, too, could become entrepreneurs, take their careers to the next level, and achieve financial freedom. Rock Bottom to Rock Star answers those questions.
Blair has battled extreme obstacles: life as a former gang member, balancing a demanding career with single parenthood, building and selling multiple companies, and making and losing tens of millions of dollars (sometimes all in one day). He wants to help others avoid the mistakes he made in the school of hard knocks, so he has compiled his unique advice for going from rock bottom to rock star in whatever field you choose to pursue.
Much of his advice is counterintuitive and definitely not what you would learn in business school. Here's one example:
"Don't believe your own hype. The moment you start celebrating, you've left the stage. It wasn't celebration that made you a rock star. It was hard work."
If you're serious about making the most of your life and you're ready to become the "rock star next door" instead of just looking up to them, this may be the most rewarding book you'll ever hear.


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Thank you Ryan. Listen to this MAN, or read if you prefer. Listening gives so much more perspective. I'm at a moment of restart and this has given me A LOT.
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- Nicholas

My New Favorite Book!

There are always times in an entrepreneurs life when it seems like everything has gone dark. Only as an entrepreneur can you go from sheer exhilaration to sheer terror in 24 hours. As a successful entrepreneur I have been on the top of many mountains in my life. But the last several months have shown some imense challenges that I've needed to overcome. This book, listening to Ryan's story of how he overcame some unsurmountable odds in his life to become a massive leader and success has been an absolute inspiration to me. Ryan is now my new favorite author. Fun story, impactful book, just the power you need to push through to become everything God created you to be. Highly recommend this book.
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- Greg

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-04-2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio