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Daring visionaries : how entrepreneurs build companies, inspire allegiance, and create wealth, Ray Smilor

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Daring visionaries : how entrepreneurs build companies, inspire allegiance, and create wealth
Title
Daring visionaries
Title remainder
how entrepreneurs build companies, inspire allegiance, and create wealth
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Ray Smilor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Daring Visionaries contains the practical secrets that have given leading entrepreneurs phenomenal success. You will see the spirit behind these men and women, and be given a glimpse of the incredible drive, vision, and ability to motivate others that allows these great leaders to overcome obstacles, persist in the face of adversity, and win converts to their cause!" "While showing you how entrepreneurs have changed the rules of the business game by defying conventional wisdom, Daring Visionaries also provides a compelling view from the inside out of what it's really like to start and build a company. You'll be awed by Debbie Fields' story of making millions of dollars by baking cookies, and you'll think twice before quitting when you learn how Richard M. Schulze created Best Buy instead of counting his losses." "As author Ray Smilor states, "Entrepreneurs truly believe in their ability to influence events, in their capacity to direct destiny, in their power to shape the future." Find out if you have what it takes to make a business--and a difference. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
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Smilor, Raymond W
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Success in business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Success in business
Label
Daring visionaries : how entrepreneurs build companies, inspire allegiance, and create wealth, Ray Smilor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Foreword: Evangelists and Revolutionaries
  • Preface: Faces of Entrepreneurship
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Tipping Point
  • Section I.
  • Soul of the Entrepreneur
  • 1.
  • Mysterious Core.
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Mighty Purpose.
  • p. 7
  • 3.
  • Force Fields.
  • p. 11
  • 4.
  • Creating Meaning.
  • p. 16
  • 5.
  • Universal Characteristic.
  • p. 20
  • 6.
  • Long Shots.
  • p. 23
  • 7.
  • Profile: Company Personas.
  • p. 27
  • Section II.
  • Secrets of Entrepreneurial Success
  • 8.
  • Bisociative Thinker.
  • p. 35
  • 9.
  • Ready, Fire, Aim.
  • p. 40
  • 10.
  • Being Boss.
  • p. 45
  • 11.
  • Wing Walkers.
  • p. 49
  • 12.
  • Creating Credibility.
  • p. 53
  • 13.
  • Tolerating Strength.
  • p. 57
  • 14.
  • FUD Factor.
  • p. 62
  • 15.
  • Profile: The Consummate Entrepreneur.
  • p. 67
  • Section III.
  • Skills of Entrepreneurs
  • 16.
  • Luck and Networks.
  • p. 75
  • 17.
  • Most Hated Skill.
  • p. 79
  • 18.
  • Three Universal Laws of Marketing.
  • p. 83
  • 19.
  • Leaders and Laggards.
  • p. 89
  • 20.
  • Orchestra Conductor.
  • p. 94
  • 21.
  • Quick and Cheap.
  • p. 98
  • 22.
  • Students of Human Moves.
  • p. 102
  • 23.
  • Napkins and Plans.
  • p. 106
  • 24.
  • Entrepreneur's Rosetta Stone.
  • p. 110
  • 25.
  • Powerful Pitch.
  • p. 116
  • 26.
  • Profile: Pilot as Entrepreneur.
  • p. 122
  • Section IV.
  • Experience of Entrepreneurship
  • 27.
  • Subversive Activity.
  • p. 129
  • 28.
  • On the Tightrope.
  • p. 133
  • 29.
  • Riding the Rollercoaster.
  • p. 136
  • 30.
  • Paradoxes.
  • p. 141
  • 31.
  • Capital Food Chain.
  • p. 145
  • 32.
  • Irritant in the Oyster.
  • p. 151
  • 33.
  • Treading with Angels.
  • p. 154
  • 34.
  • Comedy, Tragedy, History.
  • p. 159
  • 35.
  • Wild and Crazy Guys.
  • p. 163
  • 36.
  • Profile: The Entrepreneur's Entrepreneur.
  • p. 167
  • Section V.
  • Managing the Dark Side
  • 37.
  • Two Incontrovertible Facts.
  • p. 173
  • 38.
  • Power Failure.
  • p. 178
  • 39.
  • Ruthless Perception.
  • p. 182
  • 40.
  • Kicked Up or Out.
  • p. 186
  • 41.
  • Lonely at the Point.
  • p. 190
  • 42.
  • Love and Fear.
  • p. 194
  • 43.
  • Profile: Talent for a Time.
  • p. 199
  • Section VI.
  • Social Impact of Entrepreneurship
  • 44.
  • Of Pies and Wealth.
  • p. 207
  • 45.
  • Identity, Belonging, Security.
  • p. 212
  • 46.
  • Valuable Possession.
  • p. 216
  • 47.
  • Sustaining Values.
  • p. 221
  • 48.
  • Right Question.
  • p. 224
  • 49.
  • Kid Entrepreneurs.
  • p. 228
  • 50.
  • Profile: Genius at Work.
  • p. 233
  • Epilogue: The Entrepreneur's Virtue.
  • p. 237
  • Endnotes.
  • p. 240
  • Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
  • p. 247
  • Index.
  • p. 249
  • About the Author.
  • p. 254
Control code
l82001022401
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 253 p.
Isbn
9781580624763
Lccn
2001022401
Label
Daring visionaries : how entrepreneurs build companies, inspire allegiance, and create wealth, Ray Smilor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Foreword: Evangelists and Revolutionaries
  • Preface: Faces of Entrepreneurship
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Tipping Point
  • Section I.
  • Soul of the Entrepreneur
  • 1.
  • Mysterious Core.
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Mighty Purpose.
  • p. 7
  • 3.
  • Force Fields.
  • p. 11
  • 4.
  • Creating Meaning.
  • p. 16
  • 5.
  • Universal Characteristic.
  • p. 20
  • 6.
  • Long Shots.
  • p. 23
  • 7.
  • Profile: Company Personas.
  • p. 27
  • Section II.
  • Secrets of Entrepreneurial Success
  • 8.
  • Bisociative Thinker.
  • p. 35
  • 9.
  • Ready, Fire, Aim.
  • p. 40
  • 10.
  • Being Boss.
  • p. 45
  • 11.
  • Wing Walkers.
  • p. 49
  • 12.
  • Creating Credibility.
  • p. 53
  • 13.
  • Tolerating Strength.
  • p. 57
  • 14.
  • FUD Factor.
  • p. 62
  • 15.
  • Profile: The Consummate Entrepreneur.
  • p. 67
  • Section III.
  • Skills of Entrepreneurs
  • 16.
  • Luck and Networks.
  • p. 75
  • 17.
  • Most Hated Skill.
  • p. 79
  • 18.
  • Three Universal Laws of Marketing.
  • p. 83
  • 19.
  • Leaders and Laggards.
  • p. 89
  • 20.
  • Orchestra Conductor.
  • p. 94
  • 21.
  • Quick and Cheap.
  • p. 98
  • 22.
  • Students of Human Moves.
  • p. 102
  • 23.
  • Napkins and Plans.
  • p. 106
  • 24.
  • Entrepreneur's Rosetta Stone.
  • p. 110
  • 25.
  • Powerful Pitch.
  • p. 116
  • 26.
  • Profile: Pilot as Entrepreneur.
  • p. 122
  • Section IV.
  • Experience of Entrepreneurship
  • 27.
  • Subversive Activity.
  • p. 129
  • 28.
  • On the Tightrope.
  • p. 133
  • 29.
  • Riding the Rollercoaster.
  • p. 136
  • 30.
  • Paradoxes.
  • p. 141
  • 31.
  • Capital Food Chain.
  • p. 145
  • 32.
  • Irritant in the Oyster.
  • p. 151
  • 33.
  • Treading with Angels.
  • p. 154
  • 34.
  • Comedy, Tragedy, History.
  • p. 159
  • 35.
  • Wild and Crazy Guys.
  • p. 163
  • 36.
  • Profile: The Entrepreneur's Entrepreneur.
  • p. 167
  • Section V.
  • Managing the Dark Side
  • 37.
  • Two Incontrovertible Facts.
  • p. 173
  • 38.
  • Power Failure.
  • p. 178
  • 39.
  • Ruthless Perception.
  • p. 182
  • 40.
  • Kicked Up or Out.
  • p. 186
  • 41.
  • Lonely at the Point.
  • p. 190
  • 42.
  • Love and Fear.
  • p. 194
  • 43.
  • Profile: Talent for a Time.
  • p. 199
  • Section VI.
  • Social Impact of Entrepreneurship
  • 44.
  • Of Pies and Wealth.
  • p. 207
  • 45.
  • Identity, Belonging, Security.
  • p. 212
  • 46.
  • Valuable Possession.
  • p. 216
  • 47.
  • Sustaining Values.
  • p. 221
  • 48.
  • Right Question.
  • p. 224
  • 49.
  • Kid Entrepreneurs.
  • p. 228
  • 50.
  • Profile: Genius at Work.
  • p. 233
  • Epilogue: The Entrepreneur's Virtue.
  • p. 237
  • Endnotes.
  • p. 240
  • Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
  • p. 247
  • Index.
  • p. 249
  • About the Author.
  • p. 254
Control code
l82001022401
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 253 p.
Isbn
9781580624763
Lccn
2001022401

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