To achieve unimaginable business success and financial wealth—to reach the upper echelons of entrepreneurs, where you’ll find Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sara Blakely of Spanx, Mark Pincus of Zynga, Kevin Plank of Under Armour, and many others—you have to change the way you think. In other words, you must develop the Entrepreneur Mind, a way of thinking that comes from learning the vital lessons of the best entrepreneurs.In a praiseworthy effort to distill some of the most important lessons of entrepreneurship, Kevin D. Johnson, president of multimillion-dollar company Johnson Media Inc. and a serial entrepreneur for several years, shares the essential beliefs, characteristics, and habits of elite entrepreneurs. Through the conviction of his own personal experiences, which include a life-changing visit to Harvard Business School, and the compelling stories of modern-day business tycoons, Johnson transforms an oftentimes complex topic into a lucid and accessible one.In this riveting book written for new and veteran entrepreneurs, Johnson identifies one hundred key lessons that every entrepreneur must learn in seven areas: Strategy, Education, People, Finance, Marketing and Sales, Leadership, and Motivation. Lessons include how to think big, who makes the best business partners, what captivates investors, when to abandon a business idea, where to avoid opening a business bank account, and why too much formal education can hinder your entrepreneurial growth.Smart and insightful, The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs is the ultimate primer on how to think like an entrepreneur.
Published by: Johnson Media Inc. | Publication date: 04/22/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 243 pages
24 Steps to Success!Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren’t born with something special – they simply make great products. This book will show you how to create a successful startup through developing an innovative product. It breaks down the necessary processes into an integrated, comprehensive, and proven 24-step framework that any industrious person can learn and apply. You will learn:
- Why the “F” word – focus – is crucial to a startup’s success
- Common obstacles that entrepreneurs face – and how to overcome them
- How to use innovation to stand out in the crowd – it’s not just about technology
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 07/31/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages
Peter Drucker's classic book on innovation and entrepreneurshipThis is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy.
Published by: HarperCollins e-books | Publication date: 03/17/2009Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages
For courses in entrepreneurship. A Comprehensive Guide to Business Ventures Successfully Launching New Ventures explores the allure of entrepreneurship, teaching students how to successfully start their own businesses. With real business profiles of inspiring young entrepreneurs, the text engages students through relevant examples they can easily relate to. The Fifth Edition examines entrepreneurship through an easy, four-step process that clearly outlines both the excitement and the difficulty of launching one’s own business. Careful to identify failures as well as successes, Successfully Launching New Ventures is a straightforward guide to starting one’s own business. Also Available with MyEntrepreneurshipLabTM This title is available with MyEntrepreneurshipLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyEntrepreneurshipLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyEntrepreneurshipLab search for: 0134422503 / 9780134422503 Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures Plus MyEntrepreneurshipLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of:
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Published by: Pearson | Publication date: 01/21/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 592 pages
The essential companion to the book that revolutionized entrepreneurship Disciplined Entrepreneurship Workbook provides a practical manual for working the 24-step framework presented in Disciplined Entrepreneurship. Unlocking key lessons and breaking down the steps, this book helps you delve deeper into the framework to get your business up and running with a greater chance for success. You'll find the tools you need to sharpen your instinct, engage your creativity, work through hardship, and give the people what they want—even if they don't yet know that they want it. Real-world examples illustrate the framework in action, and case studies highlight critical points that can make or break you when your goal is on the line. Exercises and assessments help you nail down your strengths, while pointing out areas that could benefit from reinforcement—because when it comes to your business, "good enough" isn't good enough—better is always better. Disciplined Entrepreneurship transformed the way that professionals think about starting a company, and this book helps you dig into the proven framework to make your business dreams a reality.
- Delve deeper into the 24 steps to success
- Innovate, persevere, and create the product people want
- Internalize lessons learned from real-world entrepreneurs
- Test your understanding with exercises and case studies
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 03/17/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages
Entrepreneurship, 4th Edition delves into the trials and tribulations of entrepreneurship so students will have the necessary tools to start their own businesses. It provides coverage on social enterprises and ethics due to the rise in green trends and corporate scandals. Up-to-date examples and references provide entrepreneurs with the most essential information.
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 11/16/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages
For courses in Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, and Starting a Business. A Comprehensive, Practical Approach to Starting a Business For fledgling entrepreneurs and business readers, Entrepreneurship: Starting and Operating A Small Business untangles the complex economic, financial, and professional considerations surrounding business ownership and operations. In its Fourth Edition, Entrepreneurship takes a critical look at contemporary entrepreneurial successes, allowing readers with a range of business interests to engage with and draw insight from the text. Balancing real-world case studies with thoughtful instruction, Entrepreneurship leads readers to develop their business plans step by step, at the end of each chapter. This approach allows readers to internalize different aspects of business ownership at a self-guided pace. Also Available with MyEntrepreneurshipLabTM This title is available with MyEntrepreneurshipLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyEntrepreneurshipLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyEntrepreneurshipLab search for: 0134422562 / 9780134422565 Entrepreneurship: Starting and Operating a Small Business Plus MyEntrepreneurshipLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 4/e Package consists of:
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Published by: Pearson | Publication date: 02/18/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 576 pages
A practical guidebook for people interested in starting a business with comprehensive coverage of all aspects of starting, running and growing a business. This book includes everything needed to launch a successful business now--expert strategies, up-to-date trends, business planning guidance, and inspiring real-world case studies, along with worksheets and critical thinking exercises to help would-be entrepreneurs be successful.
Published by: Planning Shop | Publication date: 01/01/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 535 pages
Today's business marketplace is filled with news of small business and entrepreneurs making it big. Entrepreneurship For Dummies brings everything the reader needs to get started in business into one package. From developing an opportunity and coming up with a concept to actually creating the company, this book guides readers step-by-step. Included are all the procedures necessary to create a successful business. Learn how to know your customer, test and protect your product, test distribution, and create a business plan. Discover how to find the best legal structure, business model, organization plan, marketing plan, and financial plan.
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 04/18/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 384 pages
Entrepreneurship: The Art, Science, and Process for Success, emphasizes three core tenets necessary to start an entrepreneurial venture: The Art of turning an entrepreneurial venture into a success.The Science of practice as the heart of starting and running a successful entrepreneurial venture.The Process that tie these two areas together into a coherent and organized business.With its adaptive learning tools, students learn the art, science, and process of designing, starting, and managing a small business. Through its real-world approach, students are placed in the roles of a financial analyst, marketer, and business owners, and think critically to develop their plan to survive in the ever-changing business world.
Published by: McGraw-Hill Higher Education | Publication date: 02/13/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages