Capital Gaines: The Smart Things I've Learned By Doing Stupid Stuff
Famous as the star of the TV renovation show 'Fixer Upper', Chip Gaines has always been willing to take risks. In this pacy memoir, Chip takes readers through some of his craziest exploits and shares the lessons learned, particularly the...
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Famous as the star of the TV renovation show 'Fixer Upper', Chip Gaines has always been willing to take risks. In this pacy memoir, Chip takes readers through some of his craziest exploits and shares the lessons learned, particularly the importance of taking the first step and never giving up!
The most important step is taking the first one.
The funny and talented Chip Gaines is well known to millions of people as a TV star, renovation expert, bestselling author, husband to Joanna, and father of 4 in Waco, Texas. But long before the world took notice, Chip was a serial entrepreneur who was always ready for the next challenge, even if it didn't quite work out as planned. Whether it was buying a neighborhood laundromat or talking a bank into a loan for some equipment to start a lawn-mowing service, Chip always knew that the most important thing was to take that first step.
In Capital Gaines, we walk alongside him as he relives some of his craziest antics and the lessons learned along the way. His mentors taught him to never give up and his family showed him what it meant to always have a positive attitude despite your circumstances. Throw in a natural daredevil personality and a willingness to do (or eat!) just about anything, and you have the life and daily activity of Chip Gaines.
Capital Gaines is the perfect book for anyone looking to succeed not only in business but more importantly in life.
Mark Dagostino is a "New York Times" best-selling coauthor and one of the most respected celebrity journalists in America. For ten years he served on staff in New York and LA as a correspondent, columnist, and senior writer for "People" magazine, interviewing personalities such as Michael J. Fox, Christopher Reeve, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, and Donald Trump.
Chip Gaines was born in 1974. He is a graduate of Baylor University. His early businesses included a lawn care company, selling fireworks, and flipping houses. He and his wife Joanna are the stars of the HGTV show, Fixer Upper and the co-authors, with Mark Dagostino, of the book, The Magnolia Story.