What I learned from reading Leading By Design: The Ikea Story by Ingvar Kamprad and Bertil Torekull.
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[0:01] He aims to give his company eternal life
[3:45] Early life and entrepreneurship
[8:00] The beginning of IKEA
[11:40] Learning entrepreneurship by imitating
[16:30] IKEA almost dies in infancy / how Ingvar worked his way through it
[26:00] Ingvar’s greatest regret in life: Neglecting his children for his business. “Everyone with children knows that childhood does not allow itself to be reconquered.”
[32:20] Only those asleep make no mistakes. — Ingvar Kamprad
[36:00] Thinking of the first store as a laboratory
[43:43] Why IKEA stumbled upon self assembled furniture
[46:30] A summary of the early history of IKEA
[49:00] How Ingvar managed
[54:00] Why Ingvar refused to go public
[1:03:30] The IKEA Company Bible: The Testament of a Furniture Dealer
[1:19:10] Ingvar the Misfit
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