Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

In August 2006, John Wood, released a memoir entitled Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children.

As seen on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Leaving Microsoft tells the story of Room to Read's infancy, our early successes, and lays the groundwork for our long-term vision of world change. John vividly chronicles Room to Read's beginnings, from his life-altering decision to leave the corporate world, to his quest to create a non-profit with a strong business ethos.

Former President Bill Clinton endorsed the book by stating, “Just think what would happen if a couple of hundred people followed his example."

Publisher's Weekly described the book as, "an infectiously inspiring read ... the kind of book that business colleagues will discuss with their acquaintances, spouses and friends."

USA Today stated, "Wood’s dynamism permeates the book…The bottom line is passion, and it seems the world is better off for John Wood having followed his."

Named by Amazon as one of the Top Ten Business Memoirs of 2006, Leaving Microsoft has now been translated into 20 languages throughout the world and is available in hardcover and paperback. 

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To learn more about the book, please visit www.leavingmicrosoftbook.com



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