9781740311021

John Ilhan : A Crazy Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9781740311021

  • ISBN10:

    1740311027

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-26
  • Publisher: Wrightbooks
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Summary

JOHN ILHAN: A CRAZY LIFE is a compelling look at the meteoric rise of John Ilhan, founder of the successful mobile telephone company Crazy John's and number one on the 2005 BRW Young Rich List before his sudden and tragic death in October 2007 at the age of 42. Turkish immigrant, practising Muslim, self-made millionaire and generous philanthropist, Ilhan's fascinating story is an inspirational and motivational look at how self belief, strong resolve and a never-say-die attitude can transform your world. JOHN ILHAN: A CRAZY LIFE is a revealing insight into the once-in-a-lifetime story of how a one-man business came to both transform and dominate the telecommunications market. Including coverage of John's legal stoush and ultimate business break with Telstra and his never-before-revealed plans for business expansion beyond Australia, this is a must-read for anyone wanting a blueprint for professional and personal success.

Author Biography

Stephen Dabkowski is a former business editor of The Age, having worked in the media for almost fifteen years for various publications including The Sunday Age, the Herald Sun and The Herald. Stephen is Chief Executive Officer of the Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation. He also works as a communications consultant to various companies.

Annie Reid is a Melbourne-based writer. She has written for The Australian, the Herald Sun, The Age, Leader Community Newspapers and various property and lifestyle magazines. Annie also works with a number of corporate clients and non-government organisations.

Table of Contents

Foreword
About the authors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Man of the people (26 October 2007)
A better life (1939-1973)
Becoming a man (1974-1983)
Understanding business (1984-1990)
Going mobile (1991-1992)
Let's get crazy (1993-1996)
Growing pains and growing large (1996-1998)
John the brand (1999-2005)
Becoming free (2004-2007)
Food for thought (2005-2006)
Getting the balance right (2006-2007)
The hidden danger (2007)
The longest walk (2007)
Turning full circle (2007-2009)
Notes
Index
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