“Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.”
inventor of the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the practical lightbulb, and pioneer of electric power
I’m an entrepreneur. A successful one.
But don’t let that fool you.
I’m unqualified to be in any of my ventures.
If I was an employer and was handed my résumé, I wouldn’t hire me.
I’m in KISS, currently celebrating our fortieth year of World Domination. I cofounded the band with my partner Paul Stanley. (Remember the word partner. It’s going to come up a few times in this book.) KISS has broken box-office records set by Elvis and the Beatles. And we have literally thousands of licensed and merchandised products around the world that ...