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Looking for advice on setting up your own company, improving your career prospects, or developing your leadership skills? Why not ask Richard Branson? In Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You in Business School, Richard distils and shares the wisdom and experience that have made him one of the ...
Like A Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School
Looking for advice on setting up your own company, improving your career prospects, or developing your leadership skills? Why not ask Richard Branson? In Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You in Business School, Richard distils and shares the wisdom and experience that have made him one of the world's most recognised and respected entrepreneurs. From his 'Top 5 secrets of Business Success', to hard hitting discussions about the global financial crisis, this book brings together his best advice on all things business. It's business school, the Branson way.
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15.49 USD

Like A Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School

by Sir Richard Branson
Paperback / softback
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A new classic, cited by leaders and media around the globe as a highly recommended read for anyone interested in innovation. In The Innovator's DNA, authors Jeffrey Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and bestselling author Clayton Christensen (The Innovator's Dilemma, The Innovator's Solution, How Will You Measure Your Life?) build on what ...
The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators
A new classic, cited by leaders and media around the globe as a highly recommended read for anyone interested in innovation. In The Innovator's DNA, authors Jeffrey Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and bestselling author Clayton Christensen (The Innovator's Dilemma, The Innovator's Solution, How Will You Measure Your Life?) build on what we know about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move progressively from idea to impact. By identifying behaviors of the world's best innovators--from leaders at Amazon and Apple to those at Google, Skype, and Virgin Group--the authors outline five discovery skills that distinguish innovative entrepreneurs and executives from ordinary managers: Associating, Questioning, Observing, Networking, and Experimenting. Once you master these competencies (the authors provide a self-assessment for rating your own innovator's DNA), the authors explain how to generate ideas, collaborate to implement them, and build innovation skills throughout the organization to result in a competitive edge. This innovation advantage will translate into a premium in your company's stock price--an innovation premium--which is possible only by building the code for innovation right into your organization's people, processes, and guiding philosophies. Practical and provocative, The Innovator's DNA is an essential resource for individuals and teams who want to strengthen their innovative prowess.
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39.38 USD

The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

by Clayton M. Christensen, Hal B. Gregersen, Jeff Dyer
Hardback
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As the founder of Mogul-praised by Sheryl Sandberg as the #1 millennial platform-Tiffany Pham created a global technology and media empire by the age of 27. As living proof that the old rules of success no longer apply, Tiffany writes the new rules for following your passions and forging your ...
You Are a Mogul: How to Do the Impossible, Do It Yourself, and Do It Now
As the founder of Mogul-praised by Sheryl Sandberg as the #1 millennial platform-Tiffany Pham created a global technology and media empire by the age of 27. As living proof that the old rules of success no longer apply, Tiffany writes the new rules for following your passions and forging your own path in an age of disruption. Traditionally, the word mogul has been attributed to men. But Tiffany Pham has redefined it-now, when you Google the word, the top search result is the company she founded: Mogul. The platform enables millions of women, across 196 countries, to connect, share information, and access knowledge. So how did a young woman-who arrived in the United States without speaking a word of English-turn a dream of connecting women into a fulfilling career and highly profitable company that has changed so many lives? Tiffany chronicles her path to becoming one of the most successful entrepreneurs of her generation, and offers specific, actionable advice that covers everything from overcoming self-doubt, to pursuing side-hustles, to crushing it at life and work by over-delivering, all while remaining your authentic self. You will learn how to negotiate job promotions, secure and balance multiple career roles, hire and manage teams, and become a mogul yourself. The book also features strategies and insights from ten of the most powerful moguls worldwide, including Nina Garcia, Star Jones, and Rebecca Minkoff. You Are A Mogul addresses the new reality that few of us will work for one company for our entire career and that there is no one straightforward formula for a good life -personally or professionally. To succeed, we have to be agile, flexible, and strategic. You Are A Mogul is an indispensable road map to the kind of life and career that is demanding and challenging-but also exciting and full of opportunities, if you know where to look.
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28.350000 USD

You Are a Mogul: How to Do the Impossible, Do It Yourself, and Do It Now

by Tiffany Pham
Hardback
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The indispensable guide to data-powered marketing from the team behind the data management platform that helps fuel Salesforce-the #1 customer relationship management (CRM) company in the world A tectonic shift in the practice of marketing is underway. Digital technology, social media, and e-commerce have radically changed the way consumers access ...
Data Driven: Harnessing Data and AI to Reinvent Customer Engagement
The indispensable guide to data-powered marketing from the team behind the data management platform that helps fuel Salesforce-the #1 customer relationship management (CRM) company in the world A tectonic shift in the practice of marketing is underway. Digital technology, social media, and e-commerce have radically changed the way consumers access information, order products, and shop for services. Using the latest technologies-cloud, mobile, social, internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI)-we have more data about consumers and their needs, wants, and affinities than ever before. Data Driven will show you how to: Target and delight your customers with unprecedented accuracy and success Bring customers closer to your brand and inspire them to engage, purchase, and remain loyal Capture, organize, and analyze data from every source and activate it across every channel Create a data-powered marketing strategy that can be customized for any audience Serve individual consumers with highly personalized interactions Deliver better customer service for the best customer experience Improve your products and optimize your operating systems Use AI and IoT to predict the future direction of markets You'll discover the three principles for building a successful data strategy and the five sources of data-driven power. You'll see how top companies put these data-driven strategies into action: how Pandora used second- and third-hand data to learn more about its listeners; how Georgia-Pacific moved from scarcity to abundance in the data sphere; and how Dunkin' Brands leveraged CRM data as a force multiplier for customer engagement. And if you're wondering what the future holds, you'll receive seven forecasts to better prepare you for what may come next. Sure to be a classic, Data Driven is a practical road map to the modern marketing landscape and a toolkit for success in the face of changes already underway and still to come.
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29.400000 USD

Data Driven: Harnessing Data and AI to Reinvent Customer Engagement

by Vivek Vaidya, Chris O'Hara, Tom Chavez
Hardback
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'Fast-paced, packed with insight, and, above all, wonderfully entertaining, this is a must read for anyone hoping to make sense of the century ahead.' -- Ashlee Vance, bestselling author of Elon Musk 'A gripping read, and it's full of lessons for building startups and organizing communities.' -- Adam Grant, bestselling ...
We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of REDDIT, the Internet's Culture Laboratory
'Fast-paced, packed with insight, and, above all, wonderfully entertaining, this is a must read for anyone hoping to make sense of the century ahead.' -- Ashlee Vance, bestselling author of Elon Musk 'A gripping read, and it's full of lessons for building startups and organizing communities.' -- Adam Grant, bestselling author of Originals, Give and Take, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg Reddit hails itself as 'the front page of the Internet'. It's the sixth most-visited website in the world -- and yet, millions have no idea what it is. They should be paying attention. We Are the Nerds takes readers inside this captivating, maddening enterprise, whose army of obsessed users have been credited with everything from solving crimes and spurring millions in charitable donations to seeding alt-right fury and even landing Donald Trump in the White House. Reddit has become a mirror of the Internet itself: It has dark trenches, shiny memes, malicious trolls, and a heart-warming ability to connect people across cultures, oceans, and ideological divides. This is the gripping story of how Reddit's founders, Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, transformed themselves from student video-gamers into Silicon Valley millionaires as they turned their creation into an icon of the digital age. But the journey was often fraught. Reporting on Reddit for more than six years, conducting hundreds of interviews and gaining exclusive access to its founders, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin has written the definitive account of the birth and life of Reddit. Packed with revelatory details about its biggest triumphs and controversies, this inside look at Reddit includes fresh insights on the relationship between Huffman and Ohanian, staff turmoil, the tragic life of Aaron Swartz, and Reddit's struggle to become profitable. In a time when we are increasingly concerned about privacy and manipulation on social platforms, We Are the Nerds reveals Reddit's central role in the dissemination of culture and information in history's first fully digital century. Rigorously reported and highly entertaining, We Are the Nerds explores how this unique platform has changed the way we all communicate today. PRAISE FOR THE BOOK: 'Incisive, witty and brilliantly written.' - Emily Chang, bestselling author of Brotopia 'A triumph-a business book that reads like a page-turning novel' - James Ledbetter, author of One Nation Under Gold 'The best, grittiest, most accurate book yet about what it's like to build a startup and a community from scratch' -- John Zeratsky, bestselling author of Sprint and Make Time 'A gripping, entertaining book that is a must-read for every entrepreneur.' -- Daymond John, bestselling author of Rise and Grind
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25.58 USD

We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of REDDIT, the Internet's Culture Laboratory

by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin
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The Business Guide: Investment and Trade in the UK
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26.200000 USD

The Business Guide: Investment and Trade in the UK

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This volume addresses the current challenges for and future prospects of women's entrepreneurship research, bringing together a wealth of diverse insights with implications for research, education and practice alike. Presenting theoretical and empirical research papers and case studies, the book not only offers a topical reference guide for entrepreneurship researchers ...
Women's Entrepreneurship in Europe: Multidimensional Research and Case Study Insights
This volume addresses the current challenges for and future prospects of women's entrepreneurship research, bringing together a wealth of diverse insights with implications for research, education and practice alike. Presenting theoretical and empirical research papers and case studies, the book not only offers a topical reference guide for entrepreneurship researchers and educators, but also provides essential reading material for students interested in questions addressing diverse aspects of the challenges to and future academic and practical prospects of women's entrepreneurship.
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146.990000 USD

Women's Entrepreneurship in Europe: Multidimensional Research and Case Study Insights

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Through a global series of case studies, this pioneering book delves into refugee entrepreneurship - a major economic, political and social issue emerging as a top priority. Stories from Australia, Germany, Pakistan and many other countries, highlight the obstacles facing refugees as they try to integrate and set up businesses ...
Refugee Entrepreneurship: A Case-based Topography
Through a global series of case studies, this pioneering book delves into refugee entrepreneurship - a major economic, political and social issue emerging as a top priority. Stories from Australia, Germany, Pakistan and many other countries, highlight the obstacles facing refugees as they try to integrate and set up businesses in their new countries. Engaging contributions set the stage for a cross-analysis of the particularities and limitations faced by refugee entrepreneurs, culminating in an extended discussion about the future implications of refugee entrepreneurship for theory, policy and practice. This interdisciplinary book explores the motivations and drivers of refugee entrepreneurship, making it an insightful read not only for those engaged in entrepreneurship, but also for those interested in migration studies from a variety of academic disciplines.
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146.990000 USD

Refugee Entrepreneurship: A Case-based Topography

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Change is the only constant. Learn to be a change-maker. In Imagine It Forward, Beth Comstock, the former vice chair of GE, describes her twenty-five year efforts to be an instigator of change at every level of business. When she first moved from NBC to parent company GE in 1998, ...
Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change
Change is the only constant. Learn to be a change-maker. In Imagine It Forward, Beth Comstock, the former vice chair of GE, describes her twenty-five year efforts to be an instigator of change at every level of business. When she first moved from NBC to parent company GE in 1998, she was ignored as a woman in a man's world, treated as an outsider because she didn't have a business background, and ignored as a mere PR person. But CEO Jeff Immelt realized even then that the industrial giant, like so many businesses, had to change fast in order to stay relevant in a world where Google, Facebook, and an explosion of internet companies were transforming how goods and services were marketed, made, and sold. In a deeply personal journey filled with practical takeaways from two plus decades of initiating change at the top levels of one of the largest corporations in the world, Comstock lays out the challenges, opportunities, tools, and practices needed to embrace change, whatever industry you are in, and make it part of every management decision.
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34.12 USD

Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change

by Beth Comstock
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Are you interested in learning how to create companies people love to love? If you want to be that company people love to love--the one that people can't wait to tell others about--you will find this book both inspirational and informative. Beyond Sizzle answers how branding, reimagined as an approach ...
Beyond Sizzle: The Next Evolution of Branding
Are you interested in learning how to create companies people love to love? If you want to be that company people love to love--the one that people can't wait to tell others about--you will find this book both inspirational and informative. Beyond Sizzle answers how branding, reimagined as an approach to management, can be a force for engaging your most important resource--people--to build your most valuable asset: your reputation. This book will ring true to anyone who wants to be that company customers, employees and the world can't wait to tell others about! People are increasingly looking beyond the sizzle of product and service advertising to the substance of the companies behind the image. As the conversations about purpose move from the margins to the mainstream, it's clear that this once-fringe business perspective, often associated with Birkenstocks and granola, now has a seat at the boardroom table. Award-winning management strategist Dr. Mona Amodeo brings together the best practices of change management, marketing, and communications to give readers an actionable process for creating brands that matter--organizations that are redefining workplaces, reimagining customer experiences, and creating innovative products and services that are building healthier, more sustainable communities--in turn, creating a better world for us all. If you are an entrepreneurial thinker ready to embrace the opportunity to prosper economically by having a positive impact on people, communities, and the world; a game changer courageous enough to challenge the status quo by designing and leading organizations as brands that matter; or a leader who wants to make choices that leave the world better than you found it, this book is for you. Readers who have enjoyed the works of Wally Olins, Dr. Mary Jo Hatch, Simon Sinek and books like The Brand Flip will benefit from Mona's approach on how to reach beyond philosophy and platitudes to a roadmap for transforming organizations into brands that matter to customers, employees and the world. Below is the table of contents of this compelling and straightforward read: Preface My Inspiration: The Interface Backstory Part I: On the Shoulders of Giants Why We Need a New Approach to Branding (Chapter 1) A New Paradigm of Branding (Chapter 2) The Invisible Force of Branding (Chapter 3) From Sizzle to Substance (Chapter 4) The Operating System of Brands (Chapter 5) Part II: The Branding from the Core(R) Playbook Branding from the Core Foundations (Chapter 6) The Framework: The Brand Ecosystem (Chapter 7) The Process: The Brand Transformation Process (Chapter 8) Epilogue: Still Learning from Interface
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26.200000 USD

Beyond Sizzle: The Next Evolution of Branding

by Mona Amodeo
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In today's fast-paced world, leaders need to move at speed. The rate of innovation and change in organisations and the challenges of impatient investors or shareholders mean leadership decisions must be quick, smart and deliver real impact. Superfast provides cutting edge inspiration and a host of exciting ideas about how ...
Superfast: Lead at speed
In today's fast-paced world, leaders need to move at speed. The rate of innovation and change in organisations and the challenges of impatient investors or shareholders mean leadership decisions must be quick, smart and deliver real impact. Superfast provides cutting edge inspiration and a host of exciting ideas about how to accelerate performance in an agile and thoughtful way, shedding new light on leading in a world which is fluid and uncertain. You'll learn the practical solutions to leadership questions which the most savvy global leaders employ, and map your own shortcut to personal and professional success. Leadership is not just about moving fast, however. Superfast will show you how to use your time in the smartest, most efficient way possible - slowing down when necessary to get decisions right and accelerating elsewhere to unlock growth. Stop waiting around. Superfast will give you the tools to lead well and make change happen.
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34.12 USD

Superfast: Lead at speed

by Sophie Devonshire
Hardback
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Build a world class business with a clear blueprint to success Entrepreneur: Building Your Business From Start to Success is your guidebook to achieving entrepreneurial success. Whether you're an existing business owner seeking to increase your reach, or a budding entrepreneur ready to take the next step, this book provides ...
Entrepreneur: Building Your Business From Start to Success
Build a world class business with a clear blueprint to success Entrepreneur: Building Your Business From Start to Success is your guidebook to achieving entrepreneurial success. Whether you're an existing business owner seeking to increase your reach, or a budding entrepreneur ready to take the next step, this book provides invaluable guidance from experts who have made it happen time and time again. A simple step-by-step process will help you translate your ideas into effective business plans, raise the capital needed to start and grow your business, build a winning team and leave the competition behind. Drawing upon their experience founding more than 30 companies, the authors share their entrepreneurial wisdom and reveal the real-world techniques that lead to success. With a pragmatic and personal approach, the authors explore the personal characteristics that are vital to achievement; managing stress, withstanding heavy workloads and coping with potential health concerns are subjects often overlooked in the pursuit of business achievement. Addressing the link between business concerns and personal welfare, the authors offer suggestions on how to most effectively reconcile entrepreneurial drive with personal well-being. Build or revitalise a business with proven methods from two globally-recognized experts in the field Develop an effective business plan to maximise your probability of success Understand funding markets and raise capital necessary to start or grow your business Grow your business by beating the competition and dominating your market Providing invaluable insight into real-world entrepreneurial methods that work, this book arms current and future business leaders with the skills, knowledge and motivation to create the organization of their dreams.
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25.58 USD

Entrepreneur: Building Your Business From Start to Success

by Mads Faurholt, Lars Tvede
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Forget the hype and the sexy headlines, this is where you'll make your fortune. In this revealing new book Jamie Waller, entrepreneur and self-made multi-millionaire, shows how you don't need to come up with some amazing new invention or app or raise millions to be a business success. What you ...
Unsexy Business: How 12 entrepreneurs in ordinary businesses achieved extraordinary success and how you can too
Forget the hype and the sexy headlines, this is where you'll make your fortune. In this revealing new book Jamie Waller, entrepreneur and self-made multi-millionaire, shows how you don't need to come up with some amazing new invention or app or raise millions to be a business success. What you need is hard work and determination - and you need to be looking for a business idea that is pretty unsexy if you really want to make it big. We're talking about businesses that collect debts, sell sofas or ship goods - real, solid businesses that you probably use all the time - ones that that won't grab the headlines but can make you very, very rich. And that's what makes unsexy very attractive. These are ordinary businesses made extraordinary by the people behind them and their commitment to taking their businesses to the top. Jamie has spoken to 11 amazing entrepreneurs who have created just this type of brilliant business and in face-to-face interviews he uncovers the secrets to their successes and gets first-hand accounts of their compelling, and sometimes dramatic, business stories. Jamie also tells his own inspirational story, of how he took his debt collection business from nothing to GBP33m, facing stabbings and having a gun shoved in his face along the way. Discover how you too can make it really big in business by ignoring the glitz and glamour and building your own unsexy business.
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25.58 USD

Unsexy Business: How 12 entrepreneurs in ordinary businesses achieved extraordinary success and how you can too

by Jamie Waller
Paperback / softback
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Maynard Webb - Silicon Valley angel investor, board member at Sales force and Visa, former chairman of the board at Yahoo!, and former CEO of LiveOps and COO of eBay - has long been considered one of Silicon Valley's most trusted sources of advice for entrepreneurs. Known for sharing his ...
Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business
Maynard Webb - Silicon Valley angel investor, board member at Sales force and Visa, former chairman of the board at Yahoo!, and former CEO of LiveOps and COO of eBay - has long been considered one of Silicon Valley's most trusted sources of advice for entrepreneurs. Known for sharing his insight through personal letters to new company founders and entrepreneurs, Webb now reveals to all business readers what he has previously counseled to a private audience. Dear Founder, a collection of more than eighty thoughtful, wise, and wide-ranging letters, is rich with sound advice on an array of business topics: how to hire your first employees, how to build and manage culture, how to raise money, how to set and reach goals, how to scale, and how to think about legacy. These and dozens of other business-critical subjects are addressed with a blend of empathy, humor, candor, tough-love, and hard-won wisdom from more than forty years in a range of businesses from start-ups to established companies. Dear Founder is an invaluable book for anyone who wants to lead and succeed in any business.
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15.740000 USD

Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business

by Maynard Webb, Carlye Adler
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Hardly anyone gets it right the first time, but many of us are crippled by indecision and fear of failure. The desire to get it right can inhibit us from getting started. In this book Rob Moore, the bestselling author of MONEY, shows that the quickest way to perfect is ...
Start Now. Get Perfect Later.
Hardly anyone gets it right the first time, but many of us are crippled by indecision and fear of failure. The desire to get it right can inhibit us from getting started. In this book Rob Moore, the bestselling author of MONEY, shows that the quickest way to perfect is starting right now and improving as you go. This book will show you how to launch your business or idea, begin the next phase of your career, and overcome self-doubt - right away. Get perfect later, get started NOW.
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20.48 USD

Start Now. Get Perfect Later.

by Rob Moore
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Departing from the traditional approach of surveying current and future trends and developments, this unique Handbook brings phenomena, theories, and concepts from multiple disciplines together to advance entrepreneurship. With original contributions from authors who are experts in their fields, the collection offers state-of-the-art insights into generating new areas for research, ...
The Palgrave Handbook of Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Entrepreneurship
Departing from the traditional approach of surveying current and future trends and developments, this unique Handbook brings phenomena, theories, and concepts from multiple disciplines together to advance entrepreneurship. With original contributions from authors who are experts in their fields, the collection offers state-of-the-art insights into generating new areas for research, new theories and concepts, and new questions for policy debates - all aimed at advancing entrepreneurship. Divided into four sections and covering perspectives such as neuroscience, theology, organisational behavior and education, The Palgrave Handbook of Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Entrepreneurship is a rich source of information for researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, leaders and managers.
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230.990000 USD

The Palgrave Handbook of Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Entrepreneurship

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The question of 'what happens when I want to step away from all this?' is one that keeps many business owners awake at night. 'How does my entrepreneur story end in a way that preserves the good I've built up, and looks after the employees and clients?' For the owner ...
The Eternal Business: How to build and exit a business for employee ownership
The question of 'what happens when I want to step away from all this?' is one that keeps many business owners awake at night. 'How does my entrepreneur story end in a way that preserves the good I've built up, and looks after the employees and clients?' For the owner who has spent a big chunk of his or her working life building up a business they passionately believe in, and nurturing staff they care about, traditional succession planning doesn't work. Employee ownership is the new and better way of preserving your achievement. Done the right way, you can leave a legacy and pass on control without employees having to raise finance. Financial expert, podcaster and author Chris Budd recently sold his own business to its employees through the UK's Employee Ownership Trust. But the movement for employee ownership is global - and interest in this alternative succession route is growing fast.
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34.11 USD

The Eternal Business: How to build and exit a business for employee ownership

by Chris Budd
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Firm growth. This concept has interested researchers for generations. Economists have sought to predict and measure firm growth using a host of different variables, while strategic management scholars depict growth as the result of clever analyses and rational resource exploitation. Entrepreneurship scholars - ever engrossed by successful start-ups - have ...
The Evolution of Business: Interpretative Theory, History and Firm Growth
Firm growth. This concept has interested researchers for generations. Economists have sought to predict and measure firm growth using a host of different variables, while strategic management scholars depict growth as the result of clever analyses and rational resource exploitation. Entrepreneurship scholars - ever engrossed by successful start-ups - have pondered why growth sometimes comes fast and sometimes never at all, while the field of business history has given countless examples of growing firms in a range of different settings. Yet despite research across fields, our knowledge of how growth in a firm actually comes about is limited and we still know little about the process. This book offers a new reading of economist Edith Penrose's The Theory of the Growth of the Firm. The bold statement is that although Penrose's work - across fields and generations - is amongst the most quoted on firm growth, the basic points of her work have yet to be realized and explored empirically. Essentially, growth is created by a dynamic interrelation between the firm's self-conception and its image of context. Based on these two subjective categories, the firm makes decisions and its actions lead it to develop along a particular path. To Penrose this is the basic engine that drives the growth and development of firms. This book discusses how the engine of firm growth can be captured in empirical analysis using interpretative theory and narrative methods inspired by recent streams of research in business history.
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196.22 USD

The Evolution of Business: Interpretative Theory, History and Firm Growth

by Ellen Korsager
Hardback
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Get out of your own way and bring your ideas to life! Exactly Where to Start is a playbook for everyone with a great idea, everyone with a goal in mind, and everyone with a specific destination but no journey. We've been told all our lives that good things come ...
Exactly Where to Start: The Practical Guide to Turn Your BIG Idea into Reality
Get out of your own way and bring your ideas to life! Exactly Where to Start is a playbook for everyone with a great idea, everyone with a goal in mind, and everyone with a specific destination but no journey. We've been told all our lives that good things come to those who wait --but that's a myth. Good things come to those who do. Too often, we get stuck in the getting ready stage: research, analysis, brainstorming, and more research; we feel like we need to know everything there is to know about what we want to do before we ever take the first steps. Meanwhile, the people who actually go out and do the thing are taking risks, learning lessons, and making strides toward their goals every single day. Isn't it time you joined them? This book coaches you through the journey with precise, actionable steps that help you take that all-important first leap and keep the momentum going. Discard the distractions, break through the overwhelm, and get going for real with this real-world blueprint for turning your vision into reality. Snap yourself out of analysis paralysis Stop thinking you need to know everything before you even begin Make those big decisions and focus in on your goals Chart your journey's path, and get up and get started today Many of us have fallen into a trap: we no longer believe that anything is possible, yet we are surrounded by proof that everything is possible! But we are distracted, harried, overwhelmed, and maybe a little intimidated. Our dreams remain forever in limbo, and we may go to our graves before we venture beyond the planning stage. Don't let that happen--don't you deserve to realize your goals? Exactly Where to Start gives you the kick in the pants and the practical plan you need to stand up, step up, and make it happen.
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32.40 USD

Exactly Where to Start: The Practical Guide to Turn Your BIG Idea into Reality

by Phil M Jones
Hardback
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Discover your role in the $50-trillion clean money revolution that is bringing true prosperity to the world. By 2050, $50 trillion will change hands in North America in the largest generational wealth transfer ever. It will remake the world and be the biggest money-making opportunity in history. Business as usual, ...
The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism
Discover your role in the $50-trillion clean money revolution that is bringing true prosperity to the world. By 2050, $50 trillion will change hands in North America in the largest generational wealth transfer ever. It will remake the world and be the biggest money-making opportunity in history. Business as usual, founded on exploitation and environmental ruin, is over. Climate catastrophe, reactionary politics, and widening inequity have put the world on edge. Meanwhile innovations are shifting the economic ground, and an entire generation is pounding the table for real change. Capitalism is evolving into a force that can restore the planet, transform the global economy, and bring justice to people. Joel Solomon, impact investor and change agent, lays it on the line. The Clean Money Revolution is part memoir of an inspiring thought leader's journey from presidential campaigner to pioneering investor, part insider's guide to the businesses remaking the world, and part manifesto for a new vision of profit, power, and purpose. Meet some of the people behind this massive shift, and discover the role you can play in the $50-trillion movement toward true prosperity. A must-read for investors, wealth advisors, aspiring entrepreneurs, and all who want their values and money to work together to transform the future. The Clean Money Revolution is on. Join it!
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25.58 USD

The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism

by Joel Solomon
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With knowledge passed down from centuries ago, the presence of traditional crafts such as spoon carving, leather working, and knife making is becoming more and more pronounced in contemporary culture and on platforms such as social media and ecommerce. As the pressures of a fast-paced, modern-day life weigh on people, ...
Forge & Carve: Heritage Crafts - The Search for Well-being and Sustainability in the Modern World
With knowledge passed down from centuries ago, the presence of traditional crafts such as spoon carving, leather working, and knife making is becoming more and more pronounced in contemporary culture and on platforms such as social media and ecommerce. As the pressures of a fast-paced, modern-day life weigh on people, many seek solace in more manual, artful practices that take us out of our selves and produce something beautiful and useful. Forge & Carve looks at twenty crafters and how and why they create the items they do. From basket weaver to blacksmith, meet some of the talented people behind this revival of time-honoured techniques and discover how they make a living from their artistry. Admire their craftsmanship; share their enthusiasm; and learn from their philosophy.
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42.64 USD

Forge & Carve: Heritage Crafts - The Search for Well-being and Sustainability in the Modern World

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Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur's immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality, its life-changing impact on him, and how he integrated the lessons he learned to build a successful, socially responsible company, live a purposeful life, and make a difference in the world. Building a start-up ...
Fully Alive: Using the Lessons of the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business and Life
Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur's immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality, its life-changing impact on him, and how he integrated the lessons he learned to build a successful, socially responsible company, live a purposeful life, and make a difference in the world. Building a start-up is like being thrust into the middle of the Amazon rainforest: living every day on the edge of your comfort zone, vulnerable to the unexpected challenges constantly being thrown your way, and constantly shifting to meet daily demands and do everything and anything you can to survive, let alone thrive. Vulnerable, raw, and deeply transparent, Fully Alive reveals powerful tools and lessons that can teach all of us how to grow toward and beyond our personal edges, no matter our circumstances. Tyler Gage shares his spiritual adventures and the business savvy that helped him create RUNA, a pioneering organization that weaves together the seemingly divergent worlds of Amazonian traditions and modern business, demonstrating how we can dig deeper to bring greater meaning and purpose to our personal and professional pursuits. From suburban youth to immersion in the Amazon to entrepreneurial success, Tyler's journey clearly shows that passion and opportunity can be found in the most unexpected places. Captivated by a rare Amazonian tea leaf called guayusa that had never been commercially produced, Tyler started RUNA to partner with the indigenous people of Ecuador to share its energy and its message with the world. Using the spiritual teachings, lessons, and healing traditions of the Amazon as his guide, Tyler built RUNA from a scrappy start-up into a thriving, multimillion-dollar company that has become one of the fastest-growing beverage companies in the United States. With the help of investors such as Channing Tatum, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Olivia Wilde, RUNA has created a sustainable source of income for more than 3,000 farming families in Ecuador who sustainably grow guayusa in the rainforest. Simultaneously, RUNA has built a rapidly scaling nonprofit organization that is working to create a new future for trade in the Amazon based on respectful exchange and healing, not exploitation and greed. Practical tools and lessons are woven throughout the story of Gage's successes and failures, offering guidance on how to relate to obstacles as teachers and how to accomplish our personal and professional goals in the often uncertain circumstances we find ourselves in.
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18.75 USD

Fully Alive: Using the Lessons of the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business and Life

by Tyler Gage
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First, we leaned in. Now we stand up. Jaclyn Johnson-the founder and CEO behind Create & Cultivate, the fastest growing online platform and conference for millennial women in business- offers a rallying cry for a new generation of women who are redefining the meaning of work on their own terms: ...
WorkParty: How to Create & Cultivate the Career of Your Dreams
First, we leaned in. Now we stand up. Jaclyn Johnson-the founder and CEO behind Create & Cultivate, the fastest growing online platform and conference for millennial women in business- offers a rallying cry for a new generation of women who are redefining the meaning of work on their own terms: WorkParty. Women who want it all and more, and guess what? They can have it. Jaclyn suffered a massive blow in her early twenties. She was on an upward career climb and confidently moved across the country for a job-and then, was abruptly let go. Attempting to turn that closed door into an open window, she launched a company with a trusted business partner. Soon after, she discovered said business partner had made detrimental decisions to the company without her knowledge. Before she knew it, she was in the throes of a brutal business partner break up. She was only twenty-four. Determined to bounce back, Jaclyn overhauled the mess that was her life and by the time she was in her early thirties, she had sold a company and launched the much-buzzed about Create & Cultivate platform-and advised and invested in multiple million-dollar projects at the same time. So, how did she do it? In WorkParty, Jaclyn shows how she turned distrust into determination, frustration into fuel, and heartache into hard work-and how you can, too. With stories from leading female entrepreneurs including Christene Barberich (co-founder of Refinery29), Alli Webb, (creator of Drybar), Morgan Debaun (founder of Blavity), Jen Gotch of Ban.do, Rebecca Minkoff, and Kendra Scott, you will learn the tips and tricks from the best in the business while cultivating the passion and happiness you need to succeed. By embracing failure and reconciling your femininity with being a boss, you'll join the movement that is WorkParty-and have fun along the way.
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28.99 USD

WorkParty: How to Create & Cultivate the Career of Your Dreams

by Jaclyn Johnson
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A Year From Now You'll Be Happy You Started Today Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media is for anyone who needs to be reminded that we're all a work in progress, no matter what judgments we make when measuring our lives against what others ...
Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media
A Year From Now You'll Be Happy You Started Today Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media is for anyone who needs to be reminded that we're all a work in progress, no matter what judgments we make when measuring our lives against what others share online. In her debut book, award-winning journalist and sought-after speaker Jessica Abo addresses the relationship between our psychology and technology and how we can take back our happiness IRL (in real life) without falling into the compare and despair trap. Jessica helps you push the reset button with bite-sized chapters full of practical insights from experts and psychologists, as well as funny anecdotes and inspiring stories from celebrities like Alysia Reiner of Orange is the New Black and Baked by Melissa CEO Melissa Ben-Ishay. You'll learn how to: Identify what's really at the root of your unhappiness Stay positive when you're feeling lost and rejected Build a life that makes you happiest Navigate toxic relationships and inevitable friendshifts Master the art of letting go Turn setbacks into stepping stones
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23.090000 USD

Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media

by Jessica Abo
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In 2017 34% of the workforce was considered part of the gig economy. This growing workforce of freelancers and side-giggers is also estimated to grow to 43% by 2020. That's 4 million freelancers, soon to be 7 million by 2020. Whether it's people looking to earn extra money, those tired ...
Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You'll Ever Need
In 2017 34% of the workforce was considered part of the gig economy. This growing workforce of freelancers and side-giggers is also estimated to grow to 43% by 2020. That's 4 million freelancers, soon to be 7 million by 2020. Whether it's people looking to earn extra money, those tired of their 9-to-5, to entrepreneurs looking to grow their side hustle, Entrepreneur is uniquely qualified to guide a new generation of bold individuals looking to live their best lives and make it happen on their own terms. Whatever industry or jobs this new workforce takes, Start Your Own Business will guide them through the first three years of business. They'll gain the know-how of more than 30 years of collective advice from those who've come before them to: How to avoid analysis paralysis when launching a business Tips for testing ideas in the real-world before going to market with insights from Gary Vaynerchuk Decide between building, buying, or becoming a distributor What to consider when looking for funding from venture capitalists, loans, cash advances, etc. Whether or not a co-working space is a right move Tips on running successful Facebook and Google ads as part of a marketing campaign Use micro-influencers to successfully promote your brand on social media
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30.70 USD

Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You'll Ever Need

by Inc The Staff of Entrepreneur Media
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Acclaimed entrepreneurship and innovation scholar Piero Formica, along with a strong and diverse cast of international contributors, explore the world of Open Innovation in this volume. Tackling new developments in the field, the authors examine altruism and the role of openness to unorthodox and unconventional experimentation as the newest arena ...
Exploring the Culture of Open Innovation: Towards an Altruistic Model of Economy
Acclaimed entrepreneurship and innovation scholar Piero Formica, along with a strong and diverse cast of international contributors, explore the world of Open Innovation in this volume. Tackling new developments in the field, the authors examine altruism and the role of openness to unorthodox and unconventional experimentation as the newest arena to create modern knowledge resources and entrepreneurial ventures.
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110.91 USD

Exploring the Culture of Open Innovation: Towards an Altruistic Model of Economy

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A roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change: how to lead transformation with compassion for the needs and perspectives of all people. Gretchen Steidle knows first-hand the personal transformation that mindfulness practice can bring. But she doesn't believe that transformation stops at personal wellbeing. In Leading from ...
Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation
A roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change: how to lead transformation with compassion for the needs and perspectives of all people. Gretchen Steidle knows first-hand the personal transformation that mindfulness practice can bring. But she doesn't believe that transformation stops at personal wellbeing. In Leading from Within, Steidle describes the ways that personal investment in self-awareness shapes leaders who are able to inspire change in others, build stronger relationships, and design innovative and more sustainable solutions. Steidle argues that both personal and societal transformation are essential for a just society, and with this book she offers a roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change. Conventional methods attempt to compel people to change through incentives or punitive measures. Conscious social change calls for leading with a deeper human understanding of change and compassion for the needs and perspectives of all stakeholders. Steidle offers mindfulness practices for individuals and groups, presents the neuroscientific evidence for its benefits, and argues for its relevance to social change. She describes five capacities of conscious social change, devoting a chapter to each. She writes about her own experiences, including her work helping women to found their own grassroots social ventures in post-conflict Africa. She describes the success of a group of rural, uneducated women in Rwanda, for example, who now provide 9,000 villagers with clean water, ending the sexual exploitation of disabled women unable to collect water on their own. Steidle also draws from the work of change agents in the United States to showcase applications of conscious social change to timely issues like immigration, racism, policing, and urban violence. Through personal stories and practical guidance, Steidle delivers both the inspiration and tools of this innovative approach to social transformation. About Global Grassroots: In post-conflict Africa, Global Grassroots equips emerging women leaders, including war survivors, subsistence farmers, and the undereducated, with the tools and resources to create conscious social change. Our core program is our Academy for Conscious Change, a social entrepreneurship and mindfulness-based leadership program that helps vulnerable women design their own non-profit solutions to address priority social issues. In our first decade of operations we have trained over 650 change agents who have designed 150 civil society organizations benefiting over 150,000 people.
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23.88 USD

Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation

by Gretchen Ki Steidle
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Personal. Power. Mastery. What do these mean to you? For Douglas Vermeeren, a highly successful international top performer in the fields of motivational speaking and personal development, these three words are the heart, soul, mind and title of his profoundly impactful leadership program, which was launched in 2010 and is ...
Personal Power Mastery
Personal. Power. Mastery. What do these mean to you? For Douglas Vermeeren, a highly successful international top performer in the fields of motivational speaking and personal development, these three words are the heart, soul, mind and title of his profoundly impactful leadership program, which was launched in 2010 and is being taught across the globe. Following interviews with more than 400 of the top achievers worldwide, PPM concepts are based on systems that top achievers are actually utilizing in their own lives and the outcomes created from them. With life-changing content based on thorough research, Douglas invites you on this personal journey, to discover and claim your own power and live the mastery for your best life.
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23.050000 USD

Personal Power Mastery

by Douglas Vermeeren
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This contributed volume focuses on diasporans, their characteristics, networks, resources and activities in relation to international business and entrepreneurship. It presents an overview of diaspora concepts from an economic perspective, and analyzes the global-economic and societal effects and mechanisms, revealing both positive and negative aspects of diaspora activities. Providing insights ...
Diaspora Networks in International Business: Perspectives for Understanding and Managing Diaspora Business and Resources
This contributed volume focuses on diasporans, their characteristics, networks, resources and activities in relation to international business and entrepreneurship. It presents an overview of diaspora concepts from an economic perspective, and analyzes the global-economic and societal effects and mechanisms, revealing both positive and negative aspects of diaspora activities. Providing insights into the socio-cultural influences, it discusses diaspora entrepreneurship and international business, the respective organisational models, investments and business types. Lastly it offers an assessment of managing diaspora resources and policymaking. This book was created by an interdisciplinary team of editors, co-authors and reviewers including historians, sociologists, psychologists, linguists and ethnologists, as well as experts in public policy, international business, marketing and entrepreneurship. This unique team (many of the authors are themselves diasporans with an extensive understanding of their topic) provides the first global academic platform on the subject, combining the latest empirical evidence from developing, emerging, transitional and developed countries with various combinations of diaspora flows that to date have received little attention.
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209.990000 USD

Diaspora Networks in International Business: Perspectives for Understanding and Managing Diaspora Business and Resources

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The current dynamics of world economy show remarkable changes in the socio-economics of credit provision and entrepreneurship. If the emergence of the sharing economy is fostering innovative models of collaborative agency, networking and venture business, economic actors are also looking for a more sustainable development, able to foster profitability as ...
Islamic Social Finance: Entrepreneurship, Cooperation and the Sharing Economy
The current dynamics of world economy show remarkable changes in the socio-economics of credit provision and entrepreneurship. If the emergence of the sharing economy is fostering innovative models of collaborative agency, networking and venture business, economic actors are also looking for a more sustainable development, able to foster profitability as well as community welfare. This book investigates Islamic social finance as a paramount example of this economy under change, where the balance between economic efficiency and social impact is contributing to the transformation of the market from an exchange- to a community-oriented institution. The collected essays analyse the social dimension of entrepreneurship from an Islamic perspective, highlighting the extent to which the rationales of sharing, distribution and cooperation, affect the conceptualization of the market in Islam as a place of shared prosperity. Moving from the conceptual roots of this paradigm to its operative branches, the contributing authors also connect the most recent trends in the financial market to Shari`ah-based strategies for community welfare, hence exploring the applications of Islamic social finance from the sharing economy, FinTech and crowdfunding to microcredit, waqf, zakat, sukuk and green investments. An illuminating reference for researchers, practitioners and policy-makers dealing with the challenges of a global market where not only is diversity being perceived as a value to be fostered, but also as an important opportunity for a more inclusive economy for everybody.
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179.16 USD

Islamic Social Finance: Entrepreneurship, Cooperation and the Sharing Economy

Hardback
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