Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

 
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...

Audio summary available
 
 
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...

Audio summary available
 
 
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...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Entrepreneur Equation Roth, Carol BenBella Books, Inc. , 2012 Entrepreneurship

Many business self-help books assume that anyone can be an entrepreneur. Those who have built businesses know there is no magic plan to create a business that makes a million dollars a day. In The Entrepreneur...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Everyday Entrepreneur Basso, Rob | Genn, Adina John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Entrepreneurship

Many people dream of opening their own businesses, but the entrepreneurs who succeed know how to calculate the risks involved, win investors’ confidence, and persevere through trying times. While many entrepreneurs are...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Good Fail Latman, Richard Keith John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

In The Good Fail, Richard Keith Latman tells the story of his company, Microworkz, and share the lessons he has drawn over time from its failure. Latman defines a “good fail” as one where the learning...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Greater Goal Jennings, Ken | Hyde, Heather Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2012 Entrepreneurship, Leadership

In The Greater Goal, authors Ken Jennings and Heather Hyde utilize a unique approach to educate readers: imparting valuable leadership lessons through a compelling fictional narrative. Reading more...

Audio summary available
 
 
The New Secrets of CEOs Tappin, Steve | Cave, Andrew Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2010 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

CEOs face a life that not many people have the opportunity to experience. Not only are they in a position to effect great change, but as leaders of companies, they also have an incredible amount of responsibility and...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Price Advantage Baker, Walter L. | Marn, Michael V. | Zawada, Craig C. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Entrepreneurship, Marketing

The Price Advantage, written by Walter Baker, Michael Marn, and Craig Zawada, outlines how to initiate and maintain appropriate pricing in order to effectively increase profits. By taking advantage of...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Risk Takers Martin, Renee | Martin, Don Perseus Books , 2010 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

Starting a business, keeping it going through the inevitable ups and downs of the business cycle, and making it wildly successful are all part of the American Dream. However, being a small business owner is also a...

Audio summary available
 
Syndicate content