Ex-Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé is Writing a Leadership Book

Adiba Chowdhury
By Adiba Chowdhury
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Credit: Reggie Fils-Aimé

The book is titled Disrupting the Game: From the Bronx to the Top of Nintendo and will cover Reggie’s story of rising to the top of Nintendo’s business hierarchy.

Reggie Fils-Aimé made a name for himself as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo’s North American division. He retired from his position on April 15 of 2019, and was succeeded by Doug Bowser. The successful businessman has now announced his new book through his official Twitter handle.

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Reggie’s book, Disrupting the Game: From the Bronx to the Top of Nintendo, is the story of his rising to the top and the many leadership challenges he faced during his tenure as the division President. The Amazon book description reads:

“Although he’s best known as Nintendo’s iconic President of the Americas-immortalized for opening Nintendo’s 2004 E3 presentation with, “My name is Reggie, I’m about kicking ass, I’m about taking names, and we’re about making games”-Reggie Fils-Aimé’s story is the ultimate gameplan for anyone looking to beat the odds and achieve success.”

A Leadership Handbook

The book will contain intimate details about the stages involving Reggie’s childhood to his successful rising through Nintendo’s corporate ladder. Moreover, the book will also highlight tips on how to be creative and brave in one’s decision-making process.

Readers will learn about what makes a company vision vibrant but achievable. Furthermore, it will also teach the readers how to bring their goals to fruition while keeping a backup plan. In short, it is a Leadership handbook penned by a business genius for those looking to enhance their leadership skills. As the book description further states:

“Learn from Reggie how to leverage disruptive thinking to pinpoint the life choices that will make you truly happy, conquer negative perceptions from those who underestimate or outright dismiss you, and master the grit, perseverance, and resilience it takes to dominate in the business world and to reach your professional dreams.”

The hardcover version of the book is listed to be released on May 24, 2022.

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By Adiba Chowdhury Deputy Evergreen Editor
Adiba Chowdhury is the Deputy Editor of the Evergreen section at GameRiv. Adiba is an avid gamer, artist, and anime lover. She expresses her love for RPGs, JRPGs, and Action Adventure games by writing about evergreen titles with lasting impressions for GameRiv.