Capital Gaines - Chip Gaines

Capital Gaines

By Chip Gaines

  • Release Date: 2017-10-17
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
Score: 4.5
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From 44 Ratings
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Description

“National Bestseller—New York Times, USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly, Wall Street Journal”

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.

Reviews

  • Capital Gaines

    5
    By teamdimarco
    Very much enjoyed the wisdom and humor of this book. This book has not only inspired me but has ignited the fire in me to follow my passion and I hope it does the same for you.
  • Vintage Chip

    4
    By E14 HPGL
    Enjoyed the Magnolia Story and this short motivational read. Chip is a mover and shaker, a doer who’s willing to put in hard work and take risks. His enthusiasm is infectious. My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed watching “Fixer Upper.” It’s interesting to see Chip and Joanna at a crossroads as they leave the show behind. Looks like he’s practicing what he is preaching in this short book.
  • Self help???

    2
    By BEYC376
    I hadn’t realized he thought he was a “life coach” I thought he was an entrepreneur that got a lucky break (in a business/financial break, )and made the most out of a good opportunity. They may be a pleasant, talented, hardworking couple but like shiplap - a little goes a long way. I think agents drive all clients to write a book ( great income if you have a marketing machine in place), too bad because not all books should be published.
  • Good read

    4
    By elise taylor
    I enjoyed "The Magnolia Story" so I looked forward to this one as well. Chip is very encouraging about finding your purpose and living life to the fullest. I appreciated his enthusiasm, but felt like a lot of the book sounded like "The purpose driven life" or "The power of positive thinking". I suppose I was hoping for more actual stories from their initial flipping to the tv show to the farm.. This book is probably more for someone in high school or college... not a 56 year old who has read many books like this..Still, I think Chip and Joanna are a truly genuine couple who care about their family and their community. We could all learn something from their love and compassion!