'Engaging and insightful.' REED HASTINGS, CEO of Netflix
'Charming, fascinating and very funny. Marc Randolph demystifies the world of Silicon Valley start-ups, and makes you laugh a lot along the way.' DECCA AITKENHEAD, The Sunday Times
'Pick up the book guys. I have a funny feeling it will bring you value.' GARY VAYNERCHUK, author of NYT bestseller Crushing It
In the vein of Phil Knight's SHOE DOG, this is the inside story of the creation of Netflix, one of the world's most successful entertainment companies, from the very first CEO.
Now with over 207 million subscribers, Netflix's triumph feels inevitable but the twenty-first century's most disruptive start-up began with few believers and calamity at every turn. Marc Randolph's transformational journey exemplifies how anyone with grit and determination can change the world - even with an idea that many think will never work.
What emerges, however, isn't just the inside story of one of the world's most iconic companies. Full of counter-intuitive concepts and written in binge-worthy prose, it answers some of our most fundamental questions about taking that leap of faith in life: How do you begin? How do you weather disappointment and failure? What is success?
From idea generation to team building to knowing when to let go, That Will Never Work is one of the most dramatic and insightful entrepreneurial stories of our time.