Simply Success: How to Start, Build and Grow a Multimillion-Dollar Business the Old-Fashioned Way
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BeschreibungEvery entrepreneur needs a mentor... If you want to build your own business, there's no better way to improve your chance of success than by following the proven advice of someone who has already walked the same path. Some lessons you have to learn the hard way, but there's no reason you can't avoid the big miscalculations that can doom your business from the start. In Simply Success, Jack Miller, founder and former CEO of the Quill Corporation, shares his insights and advice on what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur and how you can avoid costly missteps along the way. Short of your own, full-time business mentor, this is as close as you can get to watching a real entrepreneur make growth and success a daily reality. There's no substitute for experience-Simply Success is the next best thing.
InhaltsverzeichnisChapter One. Introduction.
Chapter Two. What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur.
Chapter Three. Getting Started.
Chapter Four. Financing.
Chapter Five. The Miracle of Hard Work.
Chapter Six. The Magic of a Vision.
Chapter Seven. Focus. Putting on the Blinders.
Chapter Eight. Concentrate on Your Customer.
Chapter Nine. Implementation. Making It Happen.
Chapter Ten. There is a Better Way.
Chapter Eleven. Plotting Your Course With Strategic Planning.
Chapter Twelve. Forecasting and Budgeting.
Chapter Thirteen. Using Your Financial Statements to Get Where You Want to Go.
Chapter Fourteen. You Can Too Argue With Success.
Chapter Fifteen. Building a Great Corporate Culture.
Chapter Sixteen. Shaping a Winning Organization.
Chapter Seventeen. Who Controls Your Life?
Chapter Eighteen. Easing the Burden.
Chapter Nineteen. Doing More by Doing Less.
Chapter Twenty. Your Growth As a Leader.
Chapter Twenty-One. Someone Changed the Rules. Why Wasn't it Me?
Chapter Twenty-Two. About the Lifelong Learning Process.
Chapter Twenty-Three. The Art of Survival.
Chapter Twenty-Four. How to Do Almost Everything Wrong.
Chapter Twenty-Five. About Advisors and Boards.
Chapter Twenty-Six. A Family Business Can Be Great - Or...
Chapter Twenty-Seven. The Glory of the Free Enterprise System.
PortraitJack Miller is the founder and former president and CEO of the Quill Corporation, which he sold to Staples for almost $700 million. He currently deals in real estate and other investments at Millbrook Properties and The Benida Group.
Pressestimmen"...delightful book". Reading Chronicle
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2008
Seitenanzahl: 228 Seiten