Make It Happen has 82 ratings and 13 reviews. Arion said: Though it is more of a biography, Kevin Liles’ Make It Happen is a very interesting read. It goes. Read “Make It Happen The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success” by Kevin Liles with Rakuten Kobo. Kevin Liles rose from intern to president of Def Jam. Kevin Liles rose from intern to president of Def Jam Records in only nine Make It Happen is both an American success story and a guidebook.
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To ask other readers questions about Make It Happenplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet happeh on Listopia. Oct 06, Arion Williams rated it really liked it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. It wasn’t until the final chapters that I began to nod my head in agreement with Luke’s’ stake.
Make It Happen: The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success by Kevin Liles
When you take that step, it’s no less serious than becoming the head of a family. A very big Enjoyable read. A very big and time consuming family,” I needed to hear these words coming from someone that has walked in the shoes I’m about to hsppen in that doesn’t have the Ivy League pedigree but ambitions of a hustler.
So glad he shared the fact that his first marriage failed due to the commitment of running DEF Jam. Most folks fall in love with the financial blessings of being the top dog, but fail to evaluate all that comes with that territory. For this insight alone, it was worth the read.
Aug 31, Paul rated it it was amazing. I’ve got to be honest about this one I bought it in the bargain area. Kevin Liles tells his story in an easy to read manner and is very successful at both motivating and teaching others ways to succeed.
Liles rose from lilrs unpaid intern at Def Jam to the eventual president of that company and later the VP of Warner Music. He’s a hard working and incredibly intelligent guy, happeen at the same time both very cool and seemingly very kind.
It’s about the music industry, but this one’s as much about b I’ve got to be honest about this one It’s about the music industry, but this lilea as much about building any business or career as any book out there. Feb 02, Josh McConnell rated it liked maek Shelves: It goes through the tale of him being successful in a cut throat industry and doing it an unconventional way.
Definitely some takeaways can be found, but more or less it is just interesting seeing the path he took to make it to the top. I enjoy it from start to finish. Dec 30, Nandi Crawford rated it it was amazing Shelves: Happsn bought the book just before I got to keevin the man in Mobile at our local junior college two years ago right after Katrina. He was quite inspirational, but there were more folks there who wanted to get into the business than folks who was just interested in reading the book and taking his advice.
I found it to be hip, cool, informative and quite empowering. Nov 02, Marc Abraham rated it liked it.
At the times, “Make it happen – the Hip Hop generation guide to success” felt a bit like everything in Kevin Liles’ was a combination of planning and hard work. I can imagine that part of Kevin’s professional success was down to random events keivn making the most of those events.
Make It Happen: The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success
However, I did enjoy reading Kevin’s stories and stories from coming through the ranks at Def Jam. Jun 03, Kiersten rated it really liked it. This is a great book for those who take the unconventional route to a successful career. Kevin is able to use “real talk” to get his point across that you own a larger part of your destiny then you think. Great message and it did a great job motivating me. Dec 07, Hector rated it it was ok.
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Kevin Liles is a successful man in his own right, but I couldn’t really relate to his tips for success. Some of his stories made up for my lack of connection. Aug 16, Jeff rated it really liked it. Kevin liles was the president of defjam records. Brought up very good points.
Oct 26, Kameka kvin it as to-read Shelves: I haven’t read this yet although I got the book for free 3 years ago when the company I was working for was co-host of the book release party. Maybe I’ll get around to it one of these days.
May 02, William rated it it was amazing. My favorite book, it speaks so much wisdom. May 09, Gregory rated it really liked it. Interesting read and related Kevin’s start to my youth. I picked up several tips that I will use for my business.
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