Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

 
SuperBusiness Doherty, Fraser Capstone Publishing, Ltd. , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing, Social Responsibility

Young entrepreneurs are often viewed as overnight sensations or flukes in the business world. In SuperBusiness, Fraser Doherty shows that youth does not always equate with inexperience. He recounts how...

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Successful Acquisitions Braun, David AMACOM , 2013 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

About three-quarters of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) fail to yield the positive outcomes the initiating companies expected. The failure rate is so high because most M&As are reactive, often impulse buys that...

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Success Built to Last Porras, Jerry | Emery, Stewart | Thompson, Mark Wharton School Publishing , 2007 Entrepreneurship, Personal Growth

People who make an impact doing what matters most to them have the potential for enduring success. Some of the world’s most enduringly successful people have become so by harvesting their failures and summoning the...

 
 
Succeed on Your Own Terms Greenberg, Herb | Sweeney, Patrick McGraw-Hill , 2006 Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Personal Growth

All successful individuals maintain a defining quality that sets them apart, and often, a clear vision of their own success. Those who know what motivates people and who have a clear sense of purpose and meaning in...

 
 
Street Smarts Franklin, William H. Georgia State University Press , 1990 Customer Focus, Entrepreneurship

The premature arrival of the future is a major problem for business managers. Most businesses are involved in what happened yesterday rather than in managing what will happen tomorrow. Today is all that you can control...

 
 
Startup Weekend Nager, Marc | Nelsen, Clint | Nouyrigat, Franck John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Entrepreneurship

What began as a casual conversation during a weekend road trip has evolved into a global phenomenon. Startup Weekend has hosted more than 300 events in over 55 different countries. More than 34,000 people have attended...

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Start-Up Nation Senor, Dan | Singer, Saul Twelve , 2009 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

Established in 1948, the nation of Israel is comparably very young. It also faces daunting challenges, surrounded by hostile nations, facing an Arab boycott, and boasting few natural resources. Yet today Israel is a...

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Start at the End Lavinsky, Dave John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

When entrepreneurs launch their businesses, they are highly motivated by the prospect of making and keeping them successful. However, initial visualizations of success can quickly give way to a host of day-to-day...

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Small Giants Burlingham, Bo The Penguin Group , 2006 Entrepreneurship, Social Responsibility

Earning a good return on investment or just being big does not equal great. “Small Giants” want to be great at what they do. They aim to provide a great place to work, offer great customer service, maintain great...

 
 
Small Business Smarts O'Leary, Steve | Sheehan, Kim | Lentz, Sterling Praeger , 2011 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing

Although small businesses are in stiff competition with big box, large-franchise corporations that have multi-million-dollar marketing budgets, social media can help level the playing field. Social media sites such as...

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